Professional Education

Herbal Supplements

And Their Risk to Surgical Patients

Presented by

Kristy Simmons, MSN, RN, CNOR


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the commonly used herbal supplements with known surgical risks.
  2. Review common herbal supplements requiring cessation 2 to 3 weeks before surgery.
  3. Discuss common side effects of herbal supplements and their effects on anesthetic medications.

RN: 1.0 contact hours is awarded for this offering by Woman’s Hospital Baton Rouge, LA, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, Provider #19. You must attend the entire offering and complete the evaluation form to receive the contact hours.

MD: The Woman’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Special Needs

If you have a disability recognized by the ADA and would like assistance in registering or attending this offering, please call 225-231-5292.


Dates Offered

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