USF Nurse Anesthetists Convene at World Congress in Budapest
USF College of Nursing’s Dr. John Maye, PhD, CRNA
, was an invited lecturer for the 13th World Congress of Nurse Anesthetists in Budapest, Hungary in June.
Dr. Maye presented a lecture titled “Opioid-Free Anesthesia and Pain Management.” He established multiple contacts with anesthetists from several countries and has been invited to speak at different venues abroad.
More than 700 anesthetists representing numerous countries attended the worldwide summit hosted by the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA). The federation was founded in 1989 by 11 countries and has grown to include 46 member countries. The international organization develops and promotes educational standards and practices in the field of nurse anesthesia. IFNA also supports and enhances quality anesthesia care worldwide.
Left to right, Dr. Bruce Weiner, president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Dr. John Maye, professor at USF, and Ryan Harvey, USF nurse anesthesia student.