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

Past Issue
  • October 2009
  • Volume 2 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Recruiting for Research: Lessons from the Trenches

Elaine Souder, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):226-227

Special Focus: Recruitment Challenges

Enrolling Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment in Research: Lessons from a Study of Tai Chi for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Pao-Feng Tsai, PhD, RN; Jason Y. Chang, PhD; Nupur Chowdhury, MA; Cornelia Beck, PhD, RN; Paula K. Roberson, PhD; Karl Rosengren, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):228-234

Ten Commandments of Faith-Based Recruitment

Leanne L. Lefler, PhD, ACNS-BC, APN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):243-250

The Costs of Recruiting: Reflections of a Bean Counter

Catherine S. Cole, PhD, ACNS-BC; Cathy Doan, BS; Nola Ballinger; Ginger Brown, MS

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):251-255

Going the Distance: Overcoming Challenges in Recruitment and Retention of Black and White Women in a Multisite, Longitudinal Study of Predictors of Coronary Heart Disease

Jean C. McSweeney, PhD, RN; Christina M. Pettey, MNSc, FNP-BC, APN; Ellen P. Fischer, PhD; Alisa Spellman, MNSc, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):256-264


Recruitment of Older Adults: An Ongoing Challenge

Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):265-266

Original Research: Experimental Intervention

Therapeutic Conversation to Improve Mood in Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer’s Disease

Ruth M. Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN; Christine L. Williams, DNSc, RN, BC

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):267-275

Original Research: Qualitative
Original Research: Focus Groups

Person-Environment Interactions Contributing to Nursing Home Resident Falls

Elizabeth E. Hill, PhD, RN; Tam H. Nguyen, MSN/MPH, RN; Maya Shaha, PhD, RN; Jennifer A. Wenzel, PhD, RN, CCM; Bruce R. DeForge, PhD; Ann Marie Spellbring, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNGNA

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2009;2(4):287-296

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