Dr. Andre Ewers is an Executive Director and Assistant Professor of Institute of Nursing Science and Practice at Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria, since 2012. Dr. Andre Ewers began his career as a specialized nurse practitioner for intensive care and anesthesia. From 1986 to 1996, he worked at maximum-care hospitals in the surgical wards of different ICUs, most recently as the head nurse at a cardiac intensive care unit. After the study of nursing science from 1997 to 2002, he worked as a research associate in various studies on the subject of pain, and since 2007, he was employed as a research associate at the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice of the Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria. In 2009, he earned his PhD on the topic of postoperative pain. In addition, in 2016, he also took on the management of professional development in nursing at the University Hospital, Salzburg. He is a member of several editorial boards and the honor society Sigma Theta Tau International, Lambda Rho-at-Large Chapter, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Dr. Ewers wrote a number of nationally and internationally published articles. His interests are in particular in the field of acute pain, postoperative confusion and evidence-based nursing.