Lessons Learned: Meet the Inter-professional Team

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Class A Credits: 1.0

Format: Video

Run time: 63 mins

Course Launch Date: 12/17/19

Course Expires: 12/18/20

The development, implementation and continued improvement of enhanced recovery after anesthesia continues to be embraced across the United States with varying adoption of one or all of the elements of comprehensive, interdisciplinary, patient driven pathway(s). Adoption rate of at least one pathway may be as low as 15% nationwide. Through this webinar series, the learner will have opportunity to explore and acquire fundamental information and skills necessary for Enhanced Recovery program success to improve patient outcomes and contribute to organizational health.

Supported by an educational grant provided by Pacira


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A minimum passing score of 80% is required to pass this course. You have TWO opportunities to achieve a passing score. If you fail to achieve a passing score of 80%, you will not receive CE credit for this course.

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  • Describe leadership and business skills necessary to develop, implement and sustain an enhanced recovery pathway and program.
  • Outline communication techniques from real-life stories to address challenges experienced by the team.
  • Discuss patient education, engagement and communication techniques from the time the procedure is scheduled to 30-90 days postop.

Josh Magnuson, APRN, CRNA, MS

Josh Magnuson championed the ERAS program at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and had the opportunity to present on the topic across the US. Mr. Magnuson is currently serving as the Regional Director of Anesthesia with Somnia Anesthesia for SecureMD.



Kara Douglas, CRNA



Laura Ardizzone, DNP, CRNA, DCC

Dr. Laura Ardizzone is the director of nurse anesthesia services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer In New York City. She has been on several National AANA committees and has served on the NYSANA board of directors. She is an adjunct assistant clinical professor at Columbia University School of Nursing and President of their Alumni association. Laura is a fellow in the New York Academy of medicine and a diplomate in comprehensive care. 


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