Research in Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 1940-4921
Online ISSN: 1938-2464

The premier journal for geriatric nurse researchers

Research in Gerontological Nursing is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication offering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians, and policymakers involved with older adults in all health care settings. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Quantitative, qualitative, methodological, and theoretical research articles
• Featured intervention studies
• The annual State of the Science Commentary, authored by national gerontological leaders
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • March/April 2016
  • Volume 9 · Issue 2
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free
Focus on Methods

Achieving a National Sample of Nursing Homes: Balancing Probability Techniques and Practicalities

Elaine Fielding, PhD; Elizabeth Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Maria O'Reilly, PhD; Mitchell McMaster, BBNsc BBsc (Psych Hons); AusQoL Group

Research Brief
Empirical Research

Role of Advance Care Planning in Proxy Decision Making Among Individuals With Dementia and Their Family Caregivers

Jung Kwak, PhD; Jessica A. De Larwelle, MSW, CAPSW; Toni Kesler, MSN, RN, FNP, ACHPN

Empirical Research
State of the Science