2015. Principal Investigator. Testing the Reliability, Validity and Other Psychometric Properties of the Newly- Constructed Essential Professional Nursing Practices (EPNP) Instrument. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
2015. Principal Investigator. Psychometric Evaluation of New Clinical Pain Knowledge Test. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
2015. Co-Investigator. Reliability and validity testing of the American Pain Society's Pain Outcome Questionnaire Revised (APS-POQ-R) in pediatric patients. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
Bernhofer, E.I., Masina, V., Sorrell, J. M., & Modic, M. (2015). The pain experience of patients hospitalized with inflammatory bowel disease: a phenomenological study. Gastroenterology Nursing, doi: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000137.
Bernhofer, E.I. (2015). Reviewing the literature: essential first step in research, quality improvement, and implementation of evidence-based practice. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 31(4), 191-196.
Bernhofer, E., & Sorrell, J. M. (2015). Nurses Managing Patients’ Pain May Experience Moral Distress. Clinical Nursing Research, 24(4) 401–414. doi: 10.54773814533124.
"Helping Nurses Discover Their Values, Beliefs, and Pain Management Approach for Better Pain Care." Podium presentation at the American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) on September 19, 2015, Atlanta, GA.
"Pain and Pain Management Research: Challenges and Opportunities." Podium presentation at the Cleveland Clinic Annual Nursing Research Conference, April 27, 2015, Aurora, OH.
"Investigating the Concept of Rest for Practice and Research." Poster presentation at the national conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS), April 19, 2015, Indianapolis, IN.