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
  • September/October 2015
  • Volume 8 · Issue 5
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

Academic Research Partnerships for Long-Term Care: The Time Has Come

Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Research Brief

A Comparison of Accelerometer Accuracy in Older Adults

Lorraine J. Phillips, PhD, RN; Gregory F. Petroski, PhD; Natalie E. Markis, MSN, RN

Empirical Research

Characteristics of and Barriers to Functional Status Assessment in Assisted Living

Mary Elizabeth Bowen, PhD; Meredeth A. Rowe, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Stephanie Hart-Hughes, PT, MSMS, NCS; Scott Barnett, PhD, MSPH; Ming Ji, PhD

Empirical Research

Gender-Specific Factors Influencing Diabetes Self-Care Behaviors and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes in South Korea

Jeong Sil Choi, PhD, RN; Bo Hwan Kim, PhD, RN; Sun Ju Chang, PhD, RN

State of the Science

Mechanism of Action for Nonpharmacological Therapies for Individuals With Dementia: Implications for Practice and Research

Sandy C. Burgener, PhD, RN, FAAN; Ying-Ling Jao, PhD, RN; Joel G. Anderson, PhD, HTP; Ann L. Bossen, PhD, RN