Grethe Eilertsen

Professor i klinisk sykepleie

Fakultet for helse- og sosialvitenskap
Institutt for sykepleie- og helsevitenskap
Campus Drammen (4204)
Grethe Eilertsen er professor i klinisk sykepleie og leder for forskningsgruppen USN EldreForsk

Ansvarsområder

Kompetanse

Forskningskompetanse knyttet til:

  • Helse og sykdomserfaringer blant eldre (health and illness experiences in old age)
  • Langvarig sykdom og helsesvikt (chronic illness)
  • Pårørendes erfaringer ved langvarig sykdom og helsesvikt hos eldre (relatives experiences related to older family members' illness)
  • Subjektive erfaringer ved hjerneslag (subjective experiences followed by stroke)
  • Kvalitative design og metoder (qualitative design and methods)
  • Helsetjenester for eldre (Health and care services for older people)
  • Forskningsledelse
  • Utdanningsledelse

CV

CV

Education

  • Dr. Polit (PhD) Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo 2005
  • Cand. Nursing Sci. (MNSc) Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo 1990
  • Registred Nurse (RN) Telemark University College, 1982

 

Current and previous positions

  • Professor Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), 2016 -
  • Associate professor II (2013/16) and Professor II, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Health Sciences, Gjøvik, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2013-2018
  • Head of Master program, Clinical Care - Geriatric Health Care, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences (USN), 2012-2018
  • Associate Professor II, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo (UiO), 2009 -2010
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Buskerud & Vestfold University College, 2005-2016
  • Assistant professor, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, UiO 2000-2005
  • Research fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, UiO 1997-2001
  • Assistant professor, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Nursing Science, UiO 1995-1997
  • Project manager (temporary): Project. Skills enhancement among teachers in nursing education. Institute of Nursing Science, UiO 1994-1995
  • Academic Programme Director, Statens University College of Nursing, Oslo 1993-1994
  • Assistant professor, Statens University College of Nursing, Oslo 1991-1993
  • Assistant professor, Betanien University College of Nursing, Oslo 1989-1991
  • Assistant professor, Betanien University College of Nursing, Oslo 1984-1985
  • Nurse, Rikshospitalet, Oslo 1983-1984
  • Nurse, Haukeland Hospital, Bergen 1982-1983

Scintific qualifications

Awards

  • Grant The Shipowner Tom Wilhelmsens’ Research Fund, 2000
  • Grant Norwegian Nursing Association Research Grant, 1996

Supervision of graduate students and research fellows

PhD (awarded)

  • Main-supervisor: Gro Gade Haanes RN MNSc, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. Title: Hearing, vision, and lighting conditions among older recipients of home care. 2016
  • Co-supervisor: Beate Lie Sverre RN, Cand Polit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. Title: Migration and Health – An Ethnographic study of Elderly Pakistani Women in the Norwegian Society. 2016
  • Co-supervisor: Marianne Fjose RN MNSc, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. Title: Family challenges in palliative phase of an elderly family member suffering from cancer. Accepted october 2019

Ongoing

  • Main- supervisor: Torill Eide, MSc, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, USN. Title: Being young with a somatically ill parent: Exploring experiences of mental health, its promotion and protection. 
  • Co-supervisor: May Ingvild Volungholen Sollid, NTNU Title: Older Persons and Radiation Therapy: Experiences of Older Patients. Part of the project Improving the quality of life and function of elderly cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.
  • Co-supervisor: Torgeir Solberg Mathisen RN, MSc Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of South-Eastern Norway. Title: Competence Rehabilitation Of Sight problems after Stroke (CROSS-C) in community health care. 

Teaching activities

Broad teaching experience from several courses and lectures regarding topics within nursing, research and clinical topics for undergraduate, postgraduate students, health professionals, PhD students, i.e. research design and methodology, philosophy of science, ageing, chronic illness, stroke, stress and coping, women’s health.

Since 1994 supervised and evaluated postgraduate students (>50 MasterStudents)

Organisation of scientific meetings

  • Scientific committee member, Health and Care Conference Buskerud /200 estimated/ Buskerud County Administration/USN 2018
  • Scientific committee member, Scandinavian Rehabilitation Conference/250 estimated/Network for Research in Nursing and Rehabilitation/Norway 2010

Institutional responsibilities

  • Leader of "USN Research Group on Older People's Health” University of South-Eastern Norway 2016-    
  • Head of Master program, Clinical Care - Geriatric Health Care, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences USN 2012/18

Project management experience

  • Older Persons and Radiation Therapy: Experiences of Older Patients. Part of the project Improving the quality of life and function of elderly cancer patients receiving radiation therapy. Project collaborator. 2018-
  • CROSS -C-Competence Rehabilitation of Sight problems after Stroke. Extrastiftelsen PhD project. Project collaborator. 2017-
  • CODE: Competence in Delirium among Elderly. NTNU & Fylkesmannen i Oppland. Project manager. 2015
  • Lighting Old Age (LOA). The Norwegian State Housing Bank, Arena Innovation. Project manager. 2014
  • CROSS: Competence Rehabilitation Of Sight problems after Stroke”. The Norwegian Directory of Health. Project collaborator. 2014
  • Post-stroke fatigue: Characteristics, related experiences, and patho-physiological mechanisms in a longitudinal perspective; Leader of WP: Subjective Experiences of Post Stroke Fatigue. Funded by the Research Council of Norway. 2007

Commissions of trust

Boards (some)

  • Exectuive board "Norwegian Vision In Stroke" (NorVIS) network [Norsk syn og slag (NorVIS) nettverk] 2019 -
  • Advisory board of “Centre of Development for Nursing Home and Home Care Services” Buskerud County 2017 -
  • Working Committee to develop an model in “Merit for educational expertise” USN 2017/18
  • South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority Advisory board in Rehabilitation 2010/18
  • Evaluation committee for the award of research grants Møre & Romsdal Hospital Trust 2012/17
  • Joint Council of Centre of  Home Care Services Akershus county 2012-2014
  • Working committee to develop a PhD in Person-Centred Healthcare at Buskerud University College. Approved by Ministry of Education April 25th 2010/13
  • Research board, Vestre Viken Hospital Trust 2010/12
  • Research board, Ringerike Hospital trust 2009/10  
  • Research and Development, Geriatric Centre Drammen municipality, Buskerud Hospital HF and Buskerud University College 2007/10
  • 1st deputy member of Buskerud University College Board, 2007-2013

Evaluation

  • External reviewer PhD project proposal: The dementia-friendly hospital initiative: User perspectives and the impact of an education intervention on the approach of hospital staff to patients with dementia - A mixed methods study. University of Southern Denmark, DK 2018
  • First opponent at PhD defence, Ingrid Charlotte Andersen. “Participation in healthcare – between power and powerlessness. A qualitative longitudinal study of COPD patients’ and their family members’ experiences during and after hospitalization for a severe exacerbation in COPD. Odense Patient data Explorative Network (OPEN), Odense University Hospital/Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark. DK 2017
  • Midterm evaluation committee PhD, Linda Hafsjold “Older persons’ worries expressed during home care and supportive communication - analysing audio-recorded visits” USN 2016
  • Midterm evaluation committee PhD, Kristin Briseid “On the old and the new: An ethnographic study of older people’s mental health services in a changing welfare state”, USN 2015 
  • Appointed member development and NOKUT accreditation of PhD in Healthcare USN 2012/13

From 2005 member of a number of evaluation committees for recruitment/assessment of senior lecturer, research-fellows, post-docs, associate professor & professors

  • Leader of committee for evaluation of applicants to Professors. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2019
  • Leader of the evaluation committee for applicants to Associate Professors and to Professorate, University of Agder 2018
  • Member of the expert committee for advancement to Docent position, University of Agder 2017
  • Member of the expert committee for advancement to associate professor, Universitetet i Agder 2016
  • Member of the evaluation committee for applicants to Associate Professors, Telemark University College 2015

Referee in journals

  • Sensors (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors) (2019-)
  • OBH Complementary and Integrative Medicine (2018-)
  • Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2007-2010)
  • Nordic Journal of Nursing Research (2006-2010 former Nordic Healthcare)
  • Journal for nursing research (Denmark, 2006/11)
  • Norwegian Journal of Nursing Research 2006/11

  Research Grants

  • Competence enhancement in Delirium among Elderly (KODE). Fylkesmannen i Oppland og Utviklingssenter for sykehjem og hjemmetjenester i Oppland 2015
  • Competence enhancement in the field of Rehabilitation related to Vision and Stroke (KROSS). The Norwegian Directorate of Health,     www.helsedirektoratet.no/tilskudd.Nummer "2012000414".  Project leader: Helle K. Falkenberg 2012-14
  • Lighting Old Age (LOA). The Norwegian State Housing Bank.  Project: 2008/162/Arena Helseinnovasjon
  • Post stroke Fatigue. (Norwegian Research Council, NRC) 76503/V10.  Project leader: Suzie H. Kim 2005-2009 
  • ”Everything is the same, but nothing is what it used to be” - Old Women’s Experiences of Life after a Stroke (NRC). Doctor scholarship.

 

Fagbøker/lærebøker

2005     

Nord, R., Eilertsen, G. & Bjerkreim, T. (red.) Eldre i en brytningstid. Gyldendal Akademisk.

1998    

Eilertsen, G. Livet etter slag: pasienters opplevelser av endring i livssituasjon og livskvalitet de  første to år etter slaget. I: Fra kunst til kolikk- norsk sykepleieforskning i fokus. Fagermoen M.S, Nord R., Hanestad B.R. & Bjørnsborg E. (red.). Gyldendal Norsk Forlag.

Eilertsen, G. Forståelse av slagrammede i lys av Arthur Kleinmanns teori om kronisk sykdom. I: På sykepleiefagets vegne - festskrift til Ellen Askeland, Jan Fagermoen og Asfrid Lønstad. Melsæter G. m fl. (red.) Høgskolen i Oslo. Rapport Nr.13 s 69-87.

Forskningsrapporter – utredninger

2015    

Eilertsen G. & Vassbø T. Kompetanse om Delirium blant Eldre - KODE http://www.utviklingssenter.no/kode-kompetanse-om-delirium-blant-eldre.5722578-176098.html

2013    

Eilertsen G., Leirvåg R., Torgersen S., Sletten J., Nordby CF., Berg G., Wang E. & Alkanger T. Hvordan kan re/- habiliteringstilbudet til voksne og eldre med ervervet synstap utvikles i regionen? Spesialisthelsetjenestens tilbud til voksne (18 - 67 år) og eldre med ervervet synstap. Fagråd Rehabilitering  Helse Sør Øst.

Adelic N., Eilertsen G., Strand D.S., Rønningen T. B. & Sæther K. Hvilke regionale kompetansesentra er det behov for og organisering av disse? Fagråd Rehabilitering Helse Sør Øst.

Formidling

Foredrag internasjonale konferanser (med refereetjeneste)

2019    

Falkenberg, Helle Kristine, Mathisen Torgeir Solberg, Eilertsen Grethe & Ormstad Heidi. Invisible visual impairments - experiences of the lack of focus on visual impairment after stroke. ESLRR2019. European Society of Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation.

2018    

Falkenberg Helle K, Langeggen Irene, Mathisen Torgeir Solberg, Ormstad Heidi & Eilertsen Grethe. Stroke rehabilitation should include visual examination in acute and early rehabilitation in multidisciplinary stroke units. 4th Optometry Conference of Central and South-Eastern Europe in association with European Academy of Optometry and Optics. European Academy of Opometry and Optics.

Andersen Eivind Richter, Eilertsen Grethe, Myklebust Aud Mette & Eriksen Siren. Womens experience of skin toxicity following radiation therapy for breast cancer. 26th cancer nursing & nurse practioners conference;07-16 - 07-17 NTNU SIV SUS

Mathisen Torgeir Solberg, Ormstad Heidi, Eilertsen Grethe & Falkenberg Helle K. Visual impairment after stroke; stroke survivor’s experiences of acute care and follow up. Kongsberg  Vision Meeting. Universitetet i Sørøst Norge.

2017    

Andersen, Eivind Richter, Eilertsen Grethe, Myklebust Aud Mette & Eriksen Siren. BRYSTKREFTPASIENTERS OPPLEVELSE AV AKUTTE, STRÅLEINDUSERTE HUDREAKSJONER. Landskonferanse i kreftsykepleie; 2017-09-28 - 2017-09-28 NTNU SIV SUS

Falkenberg Helle Kristine, Eilertsen Grethe, Ormstad Heidi & Langeggen Irene. Stroke patients – do they need to see clearly? Vision 2017. Int. Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation.

2016    

Falkenberg Helle, Langeggen Irene,Ormstad Heidi & Eilertsen Grethe. Improving outcome in stroke survivors with visual problems: Knowledge translation in a multidisciplinary stroke unit intervention study. American Academy of Optometry. American Academy of Optometry.

2015    

Eilertsen G. & Falkenberg H.K. Quality of light – quality of life: a study of how older people experience the relationship between indoor lighting, ADL, visual and general health. Regional Congress, (IAGG Asia/Oceania 2015). Healthy Ageing beyond Frontiers. October 19th -22nd. Chiangmai, Thailand.

Falkenberg H.K. & Eilertsen G. Improved quality of light – improved quality of life: older Norwegians experience improved visual and general health and ability to perform activities of daily living with improved indoor lighting. Regional Congress, (IAGG Asia/Oceania 2015). Healthy Ageing beyond Frontiers. October 19th -22nd. Chiangmai, Thailand. 

Gade GH., Horgen G., Hofoss D., Kirkevold M. & Eilertsen G. Significant improvement of self-assessed vision and hearing with more light- a randomized, controlled clinical trial. Regional Congress, (IAGG Asia/Oceania 2015). Healthy Ageing beyond Frontiers. October 19th -22nd. Chiangmai, Thailand.

2014    

Falkenberg Helle Kristine; Ormstad Heidi & Eilertsen Grethe (2014). Kompetanse om Rehabilitering om Syn og Slag. Rehabiliteringskonferansen Helse Sør-Øst.

2013    

Falkenberg HK., Dugstad J., Eilertsen G., Langeggen, I. & Ormstad H. Improving vision care among older people: Training programs to enhance competence among multidisciplinary hospital and nursing home staff. Kongsberg Vision Meeting, December 10th Kongsberg. Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Science . Vol. 6.

Falkenberg H., Horgen, G. & Eilertsen G. Happy living in darkness! Lightingin old age is related to thriving and healthy ageing in 75 year old Norwegians. Symposium at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG 2013), June 23rd -27th. Seoul Korea:

*Part I: Egilsdottir Ø, Falkenberg H, Horgen G. & Eilertsen G. Lighting in old age. Age-related vision changes require increased lighting and universal design.*

*Part II: Eilertsen G, Horgen G, Kvikstad TM, Egilsdottir Ø & Falkenberg H. Happy living in darkness! The indoor lighting at home in relation to activities of daily living and health – a descriptive study.

*Part III: Falkenberg H, Horgen G, Kvikstad, T, Egilsdottir Ø & Eilertsen G. Happier living in the light! The effect of optimizing the indoor lighting on activities of daily living and health.

Haanes Gade G., Horgen, G., Kirkevold & Eilertsen G. Skill development for nurses in home care an intervention study. The 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG 2013), June 23rd -27th. Seoul Korea* *Published in Journal of Nutrition, health & ageing, 2013. 17, *p164, p503.

2012    

Sverre B. L., Solbrække K. N. & Eilertsen G. Living In-Between and Doing Health: Elderly Pakistani Women in Norway. The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology 10th – 13th June 2012 Copenhagen, Denmark.

Horgen G., Eilertsen G. & Falkenberg H. Lighting old Age – How lighting impacts the ability to grow old in own housing, part one. The 18th World Congress on Ergonomics. 12th – 16th February. Recife, Brazil.

Haanes Gade G., Horgen, G., Kirkevold & Eilertsen G. New Light on the Fourth Age: A knowledge and skill development project for elderly vision, hearing and light among nurses in community health. Landskonferansen om Geriatrisk Kompetanse for Fremtidens Eldreomsorg Norsk sykepleierforbund Geriatrisk gruppe 15.-16. mars. Trondheim, Norway.

2010    

Eilertsen G., Kirkevold M., Mengshoel AM, Olsson M., Ormstad, H. & Söderberg S. Symposium: Similarities and Differences in Perception of Fatigue among Persons living with Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and Stroke. Skandinavisk Rehabiliteringskonferanse. October 11th -12th. Oslo, Norway.

Eilertsen G., Falkenberg H., Hauge H., Feten G., Ulfrstad L.M, Egilsdottir Ø. & Horgen G. Lighting in old age - does lighting affect healthy ageing at home 20th? Nordic Congress of Gerontology, May 30th – June 2nd. Reykjavik, Iceland.

2008    

Eilertsen, G. & Kirkevold, M. Old women’s experience of life after a stroke – implications for nursing practice. The 13th Research Conference of the Workgroup of European Nurse Researchers WENR. September 2nd-5th. Vienna, Austria.

Eilertsen G. & Kirkevold M. Kvinnearena og livsprosjekter - nøkkelord i eldre kvinners rehabilitering etter hjerneslag? 19th Nordic Congress of Gerontology Gerontology May 25th – 28th Oslo, Norway.

1995    

Eilertsen G. Nursing and involuntary childlessness. An empirical study of self-care problems amongst infertile women. In: Proceedings of The First International Conference Connecting Conversations of Nursing, University Press, University of Iceland Reykjavik. pp 135-141.

Poster internasjonale konferanser (med refereetjeneste)

2014    

Eilertsen G. & Ormstad H. Post stroke fatigue: Patients' experiences at discharge and after 3 months. 23rd European Stroke Conference May 6th - 9th. Nice France.

Fjose M, Grov EK, Kirkevold M & Eilertsen G. STERKE SAMMEN - familielivets viktige og vanskelige utfordringer i kreftforløpets palliative fase. 4th Nordic Conference in Family Focused Nursing. September 24th-25th Odense Denmark.

Haanes Gade G., Horgen, G., Kirkevold, M. & Eilertsen G. Sensory impairments in community health care. The First Nordic Conference in Nursing Research June 10th – 12th Odense Denmark. 

2013    

Vassbø T. & Eilertsen G. Delirium in orthopedic ward Nurses’ experiences in different phases caring for elderly with fractures. 8th Annual Meeting of the European Delirium Association. September 20th – 21st, Leuven Belgium.

Sverre B. L., Solbrække K. N., Eilertsen G. Stories of pain and Health by Elderly, Pakistani Women in Norway. Health-promoting in everyday settings, June 17th -19th. Vestfold University College Norway. Published in: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2014, 42 (15)    pp. 96-97.

2012    

Haanes Gade G., Horgen, G., Kirkevold & Eilertsen G. Skill development for nurses in home care – an intervention study. The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology June 10th – 13th Copenhagen Denmark.

Gjertsen, M., Eilertsen, G., Kirkevold, M. & Grov E. Family interviewing – Background, method, theoretical perspectives and experiences. 7th Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care. June 7th-9th Trondheim Norway.

Vassbø, T. & Eilertsen, G. Turmoil and confusion- A qualitative study of nurses’ experience with delirium in the face of hospitalized elderly with fracture. The 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology. June 10th – 13th Copenhagen Denmark.

1993    

Eilertsen G. Nursing and involuntary childlessness. International Council of Nursing (ICN). Madrid Spain. In: Congress Proceedings Unity for qualitity ICN.

Poster nasjonale konferanser (med refereetjeneste)

2015    

Gade Haanes G. & Eilertsen G. Syn- og hørselssvekkelse hos eldre – en randomisert kontrollert undersøkelse. Sykepleiekonferansen. Universitetet i Oslo. 8-9 juni. Oslo Norway.

Paper nasjonale fagkonferanser

2012    

Sommer M. & Eilertsen G. Samskapende kompetanseutvikling mellom DPS og bofellesskap i kommunen - et toårig veiledningsprosjekt med kognitiv miljøterapi som forståelsesramme. Fag - og forskningsdager for sykepleietjenesten i Helse Sør Øst. 8.- 9.mars. Lillestrøm.

Poster nasjonale fagkonferanser

2012    

Sommer M. & Eilertsen G. (2012) Samskapende Kompetanseutvikling mellom DPS og bofellesskap i kommunen - et toårig veiledningsprosjekt med kognitiv miljøterapi som forståelsesramme. Den 9. Sykepleiekongressen 25.- 26. September Oslo, Norway.

 

FOREDRAG (invitert)

2019    

Eilertsen G. Fatigue - overveldende tretthet - hva er det, hvordan oppleves det og hva hjelper? Buskerud LHL, Lampeland 15.03.19

2018    

Eilertsen G. Overganger på individ- og organisasjonsnivå; pasientenes helsetjeneste. Helse- og omsorgskonferansen i Buskerud Sundvolden hotell 12.-13. november.

Eilertsen G. Fatigue og depresjon etter hjerneslag. 5. Nasjonal konferanse og hjertet og hjernen. Oslo kongressenter 12.-13. februar.

2017    

Eilertsen G. Fra slagenheten til kommunen og hjemmet – sykepleierens rolle. 6. Nasjonale konferanse om hjerneslag. Oslo  kongressenter 9.-10. februar

Eilertsen G. Å forstå et livsprosjekt. Den internasjonale sykepleierdagen. Norsk Sykepleierforbund Vestfold, Tønsberg 12.05.

Eilertsen G. Pasienters erfaringer med fatigue etter hjerneslag. Lærings- og mestringssenteret Vestre Viken HF, Bærum sykehus 12. august

Eilertsen G. & Ormstad H. A biopsychosocial model of fatigue (PSF) and depression (PSD)   following stroke (Ormstad part I). The psychosocial perspective (Eilertsen part II).  Theo Murphy meeting ‘Understanding the neurobiology of fatigue’. The Royal Society meeting. Kavli Royal Society Centre, Buckinghamshire, 18.-19.september.

2015    

Eilertsen G. Lysets betydning for en god alderdom i eget hjem. I regi av Ringerike Pensjonistforening. Hønefoss Rådhus 12. mai.  

Eilertsen G. Fra slagenheten til kommunen og hjemmet – sykepleierens rolle i pasientens rehabiliteringsprosess. 5. Nasjonale konferanse om hjerneslag. Oslo kongressenter. 12.-13. februar.

2014    

Eilertsen G. Å leve med følgene etter hjerneslag – utfordringer i et langsiktig perspektiv. Læring- og mestringssenteret Vestre Viken HF, Bærum sykehus 9.12.

Eilertsen G. Når kvinner rammes av hjerneslag. Foredrag på Verdens slagdag 29. 10. Drammen sykehus. I regi av Norsk forening for slagrammede.

Eilertsen G. Lysets betydning for en god alderdom i eget hjem. Konferanse for kommunale eldreråd Buskerud i regi av Fylkeseldrerådet i Buskerud. Tyrifjord Hotell, Vikersund. 24. -25.September.

Eilertsen G. Fatigue etter hjerneslag – pasienterfaringer. Dagsseminar «De usynlige vanskene etter hjerneslag» i regi av Vikersund Kurbad, Norsk forening for slagrammede og Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold 4.September.

Falkenberg H., Ormstad H. & Eilertsen G. KROSS - Kompetanse om synsforstyrrelser etter slag – et opplæringsprogram for ansatte i spesialisthelsetjenesten. Rehabiliteringskonferansen, Helse Sør Øst.

2013    

Eilertsen G. Betydning av god belysning for trivsel og funksjon blant friske, eldre hjemmeboende (The importance of optimized indoor lighting on thriving and function in healthy elderly people living at home). October 8th. The Science Center health and technology, Buskerud University College, Pensjonistforbundet, NAV og Arena Helseinnovasjon. Seminar: Velferdsteknologiens plass i eldreomsorgen. www.vith.no

Eilertsen G. Kognitiv miljøterapi i kommunehelsetjenesten (Cognitive milieu therapy in community mental health care). Nasjonalt kompetansesenter for psykisk helsearbeid (NAPHA) NTNU Samfunnsforskning AS «Kick-off for opplæringsprogram i Kognitiv miljøterapi» Drammen. 9. september.

2012    

Eilertsen G. Lighting in old age - does lighting affect healthy ageing at home? The Science Center health and technology, Buskerud University College og Norsk selskap for aldersforskning. Seminar om SYN OG ALDRING. Drammen. www.vith.no 22. oktober.

Eilertsen G. Lysets betydning for en god alderdom i eget hjem. Den 5. erfaringskonferansen "Helsefremmende og forebyggende arbeid for eldre" Trondheim http://www.trondheim.kommune.no/aktivaldring 3. og 4. september.

Eilertsen G. Everything is the same, but nothing is what it used to be”. Old women’s experiences of life after a stroke. Lærings- og mestringssenteret Odda sjukehus. Helse-Fonna. www.helse-fonna.no

2011    

Eilertsen G. School for older relatives of elderly stroke survivors- experiences from a pilot project. Seminar med fokus på hjerneslag: Ny forskning – kliniske implikasjoner. Høgskolen i Buskerud, 09.06.

2010    

Eilertsen G. Tiredness and fatigue - patient experiences from the first weeks after stroke. Seminar Sykehuset Buskerud HF, 15.06.

Eilertsen G. Everything is the same, but nothing is what it used to be”. Old women’s experiences of life after a stroke. Dagsseminar Helse-Vest, Førde, 14.06.

Eilertsen G. Å leve sammen etter et hjerneslag. Slagforum – et møtested for slagrammede og deres pårørende SB-HF, 18.05.

2009    

Eilertsen G. Gamle kvinners opplevelse av livet etter slag. Nasjonal hjerneslagkonferanse, Tønsberg, Norsk Sykepleierforbunds landsgruppe av slagsykepleiere.

2008    

Eilertsen G. & Kirkevold M. The family in Nursing – theories and perspectives – the family in the rehabilitation context. National Conference at Sunnaas Hospital Trust. June.

Eilertsen G. Når eldre kvinner rammes av hjerneslag – utfordringer for kommunehelsetjesten. Åpningsseminar for Undervisningssjukeheimen Buskerud Ål bu – og behandlingssenter. Desember.

Eilertsen G. & Kirkevold M. Familien i sykepleien - teorier og perspektiver. Familien i rehabiliteringsfeltet. Nasjonal konferanse Sunnaas sykehus HF.

Eilertsen G. Når kvinner rammes av slag. Offisiell åpning av Papirbredden Kunnskapspark Drammen.

2007    

Eilertsen G. Alt er som før, men ingenting er som det var - Gamle kvinners opplevelser av livet etter slag. Fagseminar. Arr: Aker sykehus.

Eilertsen G. Hjerneslag blant kvinner: Visjoner og virkelighet for skrøpelige og syke eldre. Nasjonal Geriatrikonferanse. Arr:  Telemark fylke og Høgskolen i Telemark.

2006    

Eilertsen G. Hovedtaler Oslo Rådhus eksamensfest for uteksaminerte sykepleiere, Høgskolen i Oslo.

2003    

Eilertsen G. Kronisk sykdom hos gamle – teoretiske perspektiver. Konsekvenser for livsutfoldelse for den syke og familien. Tverrfaglig seminar. Arr: Høgskolen i Vestfold.       

2001    

Eilertsen G. Livet etter slag- gamle kvinners opplevelse av endring i livssituasjon. ”Forankret mangfold” – åpen forskningsdag ved  Institutt for sykepleievitenskap, Universitetet i Oslo.

2000    

Eilertsen G. Den enestående pasient- den originale sykepleier - den tilstedeværende leder. Dagsseminar for sykepleieledelsen ved Sentralsykehuset i Akershus, Lørenskog.

Eilertsen G. Mestring av livet etter hjerneslag. Tverrfaglig seminar med fokus på hjerneslag. Arr: Høgskolen i Vestfold.

1999    

Eilertsen G. Klinisk sykepleie belyst innenfor en fortolkende tradisjon. Forelesning seminar regi av Høgskolen i Oslo/Bærum kommune.

Publikasjoner

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

2019

Berge, H. & Eilertsen G. Beholde og rekruttere sykepleiere til sykehjem – en kvalitativ studie av avdelingssykepleieres erfaringer (Retaining and recruiting nurses in nursing homes – A qualitative study of nurse managers’ experiences). Nordisk Tidsskrift for Helseforskning. (in press)

Sánchez V., Anker-Hansen, C., Taylor I. & Eilertsen G. Older People’s Attitudes and Perspectives of Welfare Technology in Norway. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. 6 October 2019 Volume 2019:12 p 841—853

Fjose M., Eilertsen G., Kirkevold, M. & Grov E.K. Caregiver reactions and social provisions among family members caring for home-dwelling patients with cancer in the palliative phase: A cross-sectional study. Clinical Nursing Studies. Vol 7.No.4

Haanes G.G., Hall E. & Eilertsen G. Acceptance and adjustment: A qualitative study of experiences of hearing and vision impairments and daily life among oldest old recipients of home care. International Journal of Older People Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/opn.12236

Falkenberg H.K., Kvikstad T.M. & Eilertsen G. Improved indoor lighting improved healthy ageing at home–an intervention study in 77-year olds Norwegians. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. 12, p 315–324.DOI: 10.2147/JMDH.S198763

2018    

Fjose, M., Eilertsen, G., Kirkevold, M. & Grov E.K. “Non-palliative care” – a qualitative study of older cancer patients’ and their family members’ experiences with the health care system. BMC Health Services Research201818:745 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3548-1

Richter Andersen E., Eilertsen G., Myklebust A.M. & Eriksen S. Women’s experience of acute skin toxicity following radiation therapy in breast cancer. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. II, p 139-148.

2016    

Ormstad H. & Eilertsen G. En biopsykososial modell for fatigue og depresjon etter hjerneslag. Best Practice. December 12 https://bestprac.no/en-biopsykososial-modell-fatigue-og-depresjon-etter-hjerneslag/

Fjose M., Eilertsen G., Kirkevold M. & Grov EK. A Valuable but Demanding Time Family Life During Advanced Cancer in an Elderly Family Member. Advances in Nursing Science. Vol. 00, No. 00, 1–16

Solberg TM. & Eilertsen G. Loss of driver license after stroke - older men’s experiences. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 6, 11, 15-23 DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v6n11p15

Eilertsen G. Horgen G. Kvikstad T.M. & Falkenberg H.K. Happy living in darkness! Indoor lighting in relation to activities of daily living, visual and general health in 75-year-olds living at home. Journal of Housing for the Elderly. Vol.30/2, 199-213. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02763893.2016.1162256

2015    

Eilertsen G. Forståelse av pasientens livsprosjekt – en nøkkel i slagrehabilitering? Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning. 1, 27-37.

Ormstad H. & Eilertsen G. A biopsychosocial model of fatigue and depression following stroke. Medical hypotheses. Dec; 85(6):835-41. doi:10.1016/j.mehy.2015.10.001. Epub 2015 Oct 12. PMID: 26459975

Gade Haanes G., Kirkevold M., Hofoss D. & Eilertsen G. Discrepancy between self-assessments and standardised tests of vision and hearing abilities in older people living at home: an ROC-curve analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Sep 3. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12967. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 26335133

Gade Haanes, G., Kirkevold M., Horgen G., Hofoss D. & Eilertsen G. An intervention designed to improve sensory impairments in the elderly and indoor lighting in their homes: an exploratory randomized controlled trial. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. http://www.dovepress.com/articles.php?article_id=19856.

Eilertsen G., Ormstad H., Kirkevold M., Mengshoel AM., Söderberg S. & Olsson M. Similarities and differences in the experience of fatigue among people living with fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, ankylosing spondylitis and stroke. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12774

2014    

Gade Haanes, G., Kirkevold M., Horgen G., Hofoss D. & Eilertsen G. Sensory impairments in community health care: a descriptive study of hearing and vision among elderly Norwegians living at home. Journal of Multidisciplinary Health Care. : http://www.dovepress.com/articles.php?article_id=17036.

Vassbø, T. & Eilertsen G. Faser under sykehusoppholdet – sykepleieres erfaringer med delirium blant gamle med brudd. Nordisk Sygeplejeforskning. 2, 59-71.

2013    

Eilertsen G., Ormstad H. & Kirkevold, M. Experience of post-stroke fatigue: qualitative meta-synthesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 69, 3, 514-25 doi: 10.1111/jan.12002. Epub 2012 Sep 3.

Sommer M. & Eilertsen G. Kognitiv miljøterapi i kommunalt bofelleskap –erfaringer fra en kvalitativ studie. Sykepleien Forskning. 2, 132-140.

Falkenberg H.K., Dugstad J., Eilertsen G., Langeggen I. & Ormstad H. Improving vision care among older people: Training programs to enhance competence among multidisciplinary hospital and nursing home staff. Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Sciences, 6(2):p. 2.

2011  

Vassbø T. & Eilertsen G. Uro og uklarhet – sykepleieres erfaringer med delirium blant eldre med brudd. (Turmoil and Confusion – Nurses’ Experiences with Delirium in Older Persons with Fractures). Nordisk Sygeplejeforskning. 2, 129-142

2010 

Eilertsen G., Kirkevold M. & Bjørk I.T. Recovering from a Stroke: A Longitudinal, Qualitative Study of Elderly Norwegian Women. Journal of Clinical Nursing 19, 2004-2013.

Meyer S., Ytrehus S. & Eilertsen G. Meningsfullt arbeid I sykehjem- erfarne   sykepleieres erfaringer. (Meaningful work in nursing homes - experienced nurses' perspectives). Sykepleien Forskning, 2, 148-154.

2005 

Eilertsen G.  "Alt er som før, men ingenting er det som det var". Gamle kvinners opplevelser av livet etter slag. Doktorgradsavhandling, Dr. polit. Det medisinske fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo.

2000 

Eilertsen G. Forståelse i et hermeneutisk perspektiv. Norsk Tidsskrift for sykepleieforskning. Nr.3 136 -159

 

Bøker/bokkapitler

2005   

Nord, R., Eilertsen G. & Bjerkreim, T. (red.) Eldre i en brytningstid. Gyldendal Akademisk.

1998   

Eilertsen G. Livet etter slag: Kvinners opplevelse av endring i livssituasjon og livskvalitet de første to årene etter slaget. I: Fra kunst til kolikk – norsk sykepleieforskning i fokus. Red. May Solveig Fagermoen, m fl. Universitetsforlaget Oslo, s 217-227.

Eilertsen G. Forståelse av slagrammede i lys av Arthur Kleinmanns teori om kronisk sykdom. I: På sykepleiefagets vegne. Red. Melsæter G. m fl Høgskolen i Oslo. Rapport Nr.13 pp 69-87.