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4th Edition of

Singapore Nursing Research Conference

March 21-23, 2024 | Singapore

Nursing 2023

Carlos A Archilla

Speaker at Singapore Nursing Research Conference 2023 - Carlos A Archilla
Nemours Children’s Health, United States

Title: Socio determinants of health and their effect on patients surgical readiness and post surgical readmission rates


The presentation will discuss preliminary findings of an on-going Quality Improvement project that involves 13 leading children’s hospitals looking at social and demographic determinants of health and their effect in pre-operative fasting readiness. Also, will discuss the finding of a Quality Improvement project between 2017 and 2019 period and their effect in post-surgical readmission rate.

Audience Take Away:
Relationship between social and demographic determinants in adherence to pre-operative fasting guidelines.

  • Relationship between these determinants as the rate of readmission after surgery.
  • Examining the effects of the combination of these factots in the readmission rate.
  • Explore preventive measures and identifications of underrepresented groups who are more at risk.


Dr. Carlos Archilla-Cady is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist working at the Nemours Children's Health in Orlando, Florida. He is the immediate past Chair of the Anesthesiology and Pain Management Department and past member of the Senior Leadership Team. He recently obtained a Global Executive MBA from the IESE Business School. He is a healthcare leader, supporter of medical missions, researcher, and frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida School of Medicines and an Assistance Professor at the Florida State University School of Medicine. He frequently speaks about pediatric pain management and post-surgical/anesthesia cognitive changes. He is an advocate for disability inclusion and an advocate of human, healthcare and children rights working with his parent professional organizations in efforts to advance sound public policies in the United States Congress.