THFW Geriatric Grand Rounds - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Changing Paradigm for Pre-Operative Fasting for Geriatric Patients
This online interprofessional enduring material is designed for internal medicine physicians, hospitalists, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nutrition, pastoral care, senior clinic clinical staff, hospital administration, and community partner physicians and health care providers. Its purpose is to address the need for education regarding geriatric population’s response to surgery, medications, and care that require special attention from physicians and clinical staff. Needs exist to address strategies in improving care techniques and performance that will better reflect standards of care for these patients.
At the end of this online enduring material, participants should be able to:
- Discuss current pre-operative fasting protocols
- Discuss the effects of fasting and carbohydrate drinks on gastric emptying in the geriatric patient
- Explain the role of interprofessional teams in understanding the impact of pre-operative fasting in geriatric patients
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.The Texas Health Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Attendance