Dr. Esther I. Bernhofer

Dr. Esther I. Bernhofer

Individual Partner: Esther I. Bernhofer, PhD, RN-BC, Associate Professor of Nursing at Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Preferred contact: eib3@case.edu

Brief Description of Work: Dr. Bernhofer is an educator and researcher. Her program of research includes bioethics and values-based pain management. Dr. Bernhofer has published extensively including development of a tool to measure pain management values in clinicians, research in education regarding ethics and values in the management of pain, and development of a values-based pain management model. She speaks locally and nationally (US) on pain management education and ethics. Dr. Bernhofer is a member of the American Pain Society (Chair of Ethics Special Interest Group), American Society for Pain Management Nursing (Board of Directors), and Bioethics Network of Ohio.  

Key Words: pain management, ethics, values-based practice, research/bioethics, nursing, philosophy; Resident in: USA; Working in: USA; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education,Meeting/bioethics,Meeting/pain management, Policy/pain management,Research/philosophy,Research/ethics,Research/pain management, Nursing; Related Area(s) of Interest:Communication skills,Decision theory, Values theory,Evidence-based practice,Ethics,Health policy; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Pain management,Nursing,Ethics, Education

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