ERAS Cardiac to launch new Virtual Training Center

The ERAS Cardiac Society is excited to announce that in the near future we will be launching a brand new online educational platform: ERAS Cardiac Virtual Training Center (VTC). The VTC will be an opportunity for healthcare providers, trainees, and patients to pursue self-directed learning about enhanced recovery for cardiac surgery. Learners will be able to browse a comprehensive selection of Modules related to ERAS Cardiac history, care elements, and implementation. Bringing together international ERAS experts, we will create an online learning experience based on a wide selection of high-quality and informative multi-media presentations, pod-casts, recommended publications, and other educational content.

Modules & Topics for the initial ERAS Cardiac VTC launch will include:

Module 1: ERAS Cardiac – Overview & Concepts

  • History of ERAS
  • Principles of ERAS
  • History of ERAS Cardiac

Module 2: Core Elements

  • Active chest tube clearance
  • AKI prevention
  • Delirium
  • Early Extubation
  • Goal-directed therapy
  • Multimodal analgesia
  • Nutrition
  • Patient Engagement
  • Prehabilitation
  • Rigid sternal fixation
  • Surgical Site Infection Reduction

Module 3: Future of ERAS Cardiac

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Blood conservation
  • Goal-directed perfusion
  • PONV
  • Regional anesthesia

Module 4: Program Development and Implementation

  • Build your ERAS Team
  • Engaging patients
  • Facilitating organizational change
  • Common barriers to implementation
  • ERAS Cardiac Audit

Access to the VTC will be limited to ERAS Cardiac Society Members, another new initiative that we are undertaking.

Learn more about the upcoming ERAS Cardiac Membership.

Anticipated ERAS Cardiac VTC launch is anticipated to be in late 2022/early 2023. We will continue to keep the ERAS community updated via email.

If you are interested in the VTC or ERAS Cardiac Membership, please let us know via our website Contact Page.