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Ilona M. V. Schmidt-Pufahl

RN, BSN, CNOR, Consultant

Ilona has over 30 years of experience of Perioperative nursing with the last 18 years devoted solely to surgical services administration both domestically and internationally. Ilona has consulted with Surgical Directions since late 2008. Her area of expertise includes all areas of hospital and ambulatory surgery departments: PACU, central sterile processing, pre/post op areas, procedural areas, and IT/IS services. She is a member of the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and Management and Ambulatory Surgery Specialties Assemblies.