Monday, April 27
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 153B; BCEC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Neil R. Malhotra, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Karthik Madhavan, MD; Jean-Pierre Mobasser, MD, FAANS
This seminar focuses on the growing need to accelerate patients through the recovery process after surgery in response to patient-driven systems of healthcare, economic pressures and the need to standardize treatment protocols. The didactic lectures cover methods for reducing homeostatic disruption, postoperative pain management protocols and the incorporation of multi-modal team-based approaches.
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Name the current methods for improving postoperative pain relief after neurosurgery.
- Discuss and debate the incorporation of team-based approaches to care delivery.
- Incorporate nutritional, psychologic, and physical components in the care of the post-operative patient.