Research in Gerontological Nursing


Research in Gerontological Nursing

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

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 0.930

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Current Issue
  • January/February 2021
  • Volume 14 · Issue 1
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2020 Reviewers

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2021;14(1):4

State of the Science Commentary

Assisted Living: Optimal Person–Environment Fit

Elena O. Siegel, PhD, RN; Barbara J. Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN; Paula Carder, PhD, MA; Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2021;14(1):5-12

Focus on Methods

Psychometric Properties of the Chinese Version of the Surrogate Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale

Xiuli Wang, MN, RN; Ruth Palan Lopez, PhD, GNP-BC, FAAN; Anita Hendrix Rogers, MSN, RN; Yuli Li, PhD, RN; Yuezhen Ma, BS, RN; Ying Zhang, BS, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2021;14(1):17-23

Empirical Research

Productive Activities But Not Paid Work Relate to Well-Being in Older Adults

Knar Sagherian, PhD, RN; Karen Rose, PhD, RN; Shijun Zhu, DrE, MS; Ha Do Byon, PhD, RN; Kathryn Crawford, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2021;14(1):24-32

Predictors of Patient Portal Use Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Maan Isabella Cajita, PhD, RN; Marci Lee Nilsen, PhD, RN; Taya Irizarry, PhD, RN-BC; Judith A. Callan, PhD, RN; Scott R. Beach, PhD; Ellen Swartwout, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN; Laurel Person Mecca, MA; Richard Schulz, PhD; Annette DeVito Dabbs, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2021;14(1):33-42

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