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Advanced Practice Provider Surgery Coach Training
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This is a virtual course with online content.
Mary Kay Wisniewski
Benjamin Reynolds
Steven Foos, Aimee Smith 
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About the Course

The APP Surgery Coach course is designed to prepare Advanced Practice Providers (APP) to perform comprehensive medical and psycho-social evaluations prior to surgery and to develop care plans aimed at improving the patient’s peri-operative experience and outcomes. Through a comprehensive online curriculum covering topics including: Nutrition and Obesity Management, Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Chronic Pain Management, Behavioral Health, Supportive Services, Preoperative Advanced Directives, Multimodal Frailty, ERAS, Preoperative Medical Management and Documentation, APP’s can embrace their role as a Surgery Coach.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Clinicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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