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Professor
Signe Berit Bentsen { "honorific-suffix": "Professor", "fn": "Signe Berit Bentsen", "tel": "Telefon: 51834112", "email": "signe.b.bentsen@uis.no" }

Avdeling/enhet Det helsevitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt/senter Det helsevitenskapelige fakultet
Rom KA A-262

Forskningsområder

  • Patient Experiences
  • Symptoms
  • Chronic pain
  • Health Related Quality of Life
  • Coping
  • Interventions
  • Utvalgte publikasjoner

    Christensen VL, Rustøen, T, Cooper BA, Miaskowski C, Henriksen AH, Bentsen SB, Holm AM. Distinct symptom experience in subgroups of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. (In press)

    Christensen VL, Holm AR, Kongerud J, Bentsen SB, Paul SM, Miaskowski C, Rustøen T. Occurrence, characteristics, and predictors of pain in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Pain Management Nursing. 2016; 12 (2): 107 - 118. (DOI: 10.1016/jpmn2016.01.002).

    Bentsen SB, Miaskowski C, Rustøen T. Demographic and clinical characteristics associated with quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Quality of Life Research. 2014; 23; 991-998 (DOI 10.1007/s11136-013-0515-5).

    Bentsen SB, Wentzel-Larsen T, Henriksen AH, Rokne B, Wahl AK. Anxiety and depression following COPD pulmonary rehabilitation Scandinavian Journal of Caring Science. 2013; 27 (3): 541-550. (DOI: 10.111/j.1471-6712.2012.01064).

    Bentsen SB, Rustøen, Miaskowski C. Differences in subjective and objective respiratory parametres and pain in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of COPD 2012; 7: 137 -143.

    Bentsen SB, Rustøen, Miaskowski C. T. Prevalence and characteristics of pain in patients with COPD compared to the Norwegian general population. The Journal of Pain 2011; 12 (5): 539-545.

    Bentsen SB, Wentzel-Larsen T, Henriksen AH, Rokne B, Wahl AK. Self-efficacy as a predictor of improvement in health status and quality of life in pulmonary rehabilitation. Patient Education and Counselling 2010; 81 (1): 5-13.

    Bentsen SB, Wahl AK, Strand, LI, Hanestad BR. Pain and disability in chronic low back patients treated with instrumented fusion. Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain. 2009; 17(4):358-368.

    Bentsen SB, Hanestad BR, Rusøen T, Wahl AK. Quality of life in chronic low back pain patients treated with instrumented fusion. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2008; 17: 2061-2069.

    Bentsen SB, Henriksen AH, Hanestad BR, Wenzel ? Larsen T, Wahl AK. What explain subjective health status in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: importance of symptoms in subjective health status of COPD patients. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2008; 6: 115.


    Pågående forskning

    Health promotion and quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - a randomized controlled trial (2014-). Funded by Health Region West (Project manager, PhD supervisor).

    "Bedre liv med kols" (2015-2016). Funded by ExtraStiftelsen, Helse og Rehabilitering (Project manager).

    Symptoms, function and quality of life in patients undergoing surgery - a longitudinal study. Funded by Oslo University Hospital (2016-) (Project manager, PhD supervisor). 

    Symptom clusters and immune markers in patients with COPD (Project manager Tone Rustøen, Oslo Univeristy Hospital).

    Arbeidserfaring

    POSITIONS:

    2014 - ongoing: Full professor in Nursing Science, Department of Health Studies, University of Stavanger (UiS).

    2014 - ongoing: Oslo University Hospital (OUS) Researcher, Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Department of operation (20% position).

    2010-2014: Associate professor, Stord/Haugesund University College, Department of Health Education (HSH).

    2009: Assistant professor, Stord/Haugesund University College, Department of Heath Education (HSH).

    2004-2009: PhD candidat in Nursing Science, Stord/Haugesund University College, Department of Heath Education (HSH) and University of Bergen.

    2003: Assistant professor, Stavanger University College, Department of Nursing.

    1990 - 2000: Registered Nurse (RN) and Theatre Nurse at Haugesund Hospital; Department of Operation, Department of Acute and Critical care, and Department of Emergency Unit. 


    EDUCATION:

    2010: PhD Nursing Science, University of Bergen (UiB), Department of Public Health and Primary Care.

    2002: Master in Nursing Science, University of Bergen (UiB), Department of Public Health and Primary Care.

    1999: Basic course in Nursing Science, University of Bergen (UiB), Department of Public Health and Primary Care.

    1995:  Theatre Nurse (Advanced Level), Stavanger University College, Department of Nursing.

    1990: Bachelor in Nursing, Stord/Haugesund University college, Department of Nursing Education.










    Vitenskapelige publikasjoner (fra CRISTin)

    • Bentsen, Signe Berit (2010). Quality of life and self-efficacy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Universitetet i Bergen. 200 s.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit (2010). Quality of life and self-efficacy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Universitetet i Bergen.
    • Robberstad, Mari; Bentsen, Signe Berit; Iversen, Marjolein M. (2016). Multidisciplinary diabetic foot care teams in Norwegian specialist health care. The Nordic Diabetic Foot Task Force; 2016-10-05 - 2016-10-06.
    • Berland, Astrid Karin; Bentsen, Signe Berit (2015). Pasienter med KOLS i trygge hener : et utdanningsprogram for sykepleiere i kommunalhelsetjenesten.
    • Andenæs, Randi; Bentsen, Signe Berit; Fagermoen, May Solveig; Lerdal, Anners (2013). Predictors of mental and physical quality of life in patients with COPD. ISOQOL; 2013-10-09 - 2014-10-12.
    • Andenæs, Randi; Bentsen, Signe Berit; Fagermoen, May Solveig; Lerdal, Anners (2013). Predictors of mental and physical quality of life in patients with COPD.
    • Berland, Astrid Karin; Holm, Anne Lise; Gundersen, Doris Irene; Bentsen, Signe Berit (2013). Pasientsikkerhetskultur i hjemmesykepleien : hjemmesykepleiernes erfaringer. 2013-09-18 - 2013-09-19.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit; Rokne, Berit; Langeland, Eva; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2010). Health related quality of life in patients with cronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a comparison with general population norms. 2010-10-27 - 2010-10-30.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit; Rokne, Berit; Langeland, Eva; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2010). Health related quality of life in patients with cronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a comparison with general population norms.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit (2009). Livskvalitet og mestringsforventning hos KOLS-pasienter. 2009-04-25.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit (2009). Livskvalitet og mestringsforventning hos KOLS-pasienter. 2009-05-25.
    • Berland, Astrid; Bentsen, Signe Berit; Gundersen, Doris (2008). Sykehusinfeksjoner - en trussel mot pasientsikkerheten. 2008-09-10.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit (2006). Health related quality of life in chronic low back pain patients treated wirh instrumented fusion. 2006-10-11 - 2006-10-14.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit (2004). Smerte og livskvalitet hos ryggpasienter. 2004-09-12.
    • Bentsen, Signe Berit (2003). Helse og livskvalitet hos pasienter som har gjennomgått en avstivningsoperasjon. 2003-01-27.