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Geriatric Surgery Verification Webinar Series

The Geriatric Surgery Verification (GSV) program offers a topical, monthly webinar series where we invite participants to join a discussion with geriatric medical experts and program staff. Each month's webinar will feature a particular topic relevant to the GSV program standards.

All GSV webinars are open to participating GSV sites. Current GSV participants are encouraged to attend, including GS directors, GS coordinators, GS nurse champions, surgeons, nurses, integrated health providers, and hospital administrators.

2021 GSV Webinar Schedule

All participants must register in advance for each webinar. GSV will send a monthly registration reminder to all participating centers. Any questions* you would like us to address as it relates to the particular month's webinar topic will be submitted when you register for that month's call.

*Please reserve clinical questions regarding the GSV variables, definitions, and long-term follow-up for the ACS Clinical Support Staff: clinicalsupport@facs.org. We will not answer clinical questions during the GSV webinars.

At this time, the live GSV Webinars are only open to participating GSV hospitals. Non-GSV hospitals will be able to access the recordings once they become available. The webinars are held on the last Tuesday of each month, 10:00–11:00 am (CT). You must register for each webinar separately. 

How to Get Institutional Buy-In
January 26, 2021 | CLOSED
Ethan Cumbler, MD, FHM, FACP; and Victoria Tang, MD, MAS

Identifying High-Risk Patients and Addressing Vulnerabilities
February 23, 2021 | CLOSED
Rachel Khadaroo, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS; Ethan Cumbler, MD, FHM, FACP; and Gretchen Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS

How to Address Treatment and Overall Health Goals
March 23, 2021 | CLOSED
Gretchen Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS; and Lindsey Yourman, MD

Understanding the Importance of Code Status and Advance Directives and How to Embed These into Your EMR
April 27, 2021 | Register
Victoria Tang, MD, MAS; Lindsey Yourman, MD; and Gretchen Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS

How to Prevent, Recognize, and Treat Delirium
May 25, 2021 | Register
Lindsey Yourman, MD; Ethan Cumbler, MD, FHM, FACP; and Rachel Khadaroo, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

How to Promote Mobility, Assess Function, and Prevent Falls
June 29, 2021 | Register
Jasmine Demos, DNP, MSN, APRN, RN-BC, NPFA, GCN; and Rachel Khadaroo, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Preoperative Functional Status, Impaired Mobility, and the Implications for Postoperative Care
July 27, 2021 | Register
JoAnn Coleman, DNP, ACNP, AOCN; and Jasmine Demos, DNP, MSN, APRN, RN-BC, NPFA, GCN

Medication and Pain Management for the Older Adult Patient
August 31, 2021 | Register
Julie Stanik-Hutt PhD, ACNP/GNP, CCNS, FAANP, FAAN; and JoAnn Coleman, DNP, ACNP, AOCN

How to Standardize Postoperative Care into your Hospital
September 28, 2021 | Register
Sanjay Mohanty, MD, MS; and Ethan Cumbler MD, FHM, FACP

How to Assemble an Interdisciplinary Conference at your Hospital
October 26, 2021 | Register
Ethan Cumbler MD, FHM, FACP; and Lisa Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF

The Importance of Having an Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Care for High-Risk Older Adult Patients
November 30, 2021 | Register
Lisa Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF; Rachel Khadaroo, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS; and JoAnn Coleman, DNP, ACNP, AOCN

Prehabilitation—Who, What, Where, and How
December 28, 2021 | Register
Victoria Tang, MD, MAS; and Rachel Khadaroo, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Why Discharge Documentation is an Essential Component for Providing High-Quality Care
January 25, 2022 | Register
JoAnn Coleman, DNP, ACNP, AOCN; Julie Stanik-Hutt PhD, ACNP/GNP, CCNS, FAANP, FAAN; and Sanjay Mohanty, MD, MS

GSV Webinar Series Archive

Previous GSV Webinars are recorded and will be posted here for review.

How to Get Institutional Buy-In

Identifying High-Risk Patients and Addressing Vulnerabilities

How to Address Treatment and Overall Health Goals