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 2011
  • Volume 4 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Happy Birthday, Mom; Your Card Is Not in the Mail

Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(4):235-236

Research Brief

Garden Walking and Art Therapy for Depression in Older Adults: A Pilot Study

Ruth McCaffrey, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, GNP-BC; Patricia Liehr, PhD, RN; Thomas Gregersen; Reiko Nishioka

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(4):237-242

Aerobic Training for Older Men with Alzheimer’s Disease: Individual Examples of Progression

Fang Yu, PhD, GNP-BC, RN; Arthur S. Leon, MD, MS; Donna Bliss, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Maurice Dysken, MD; Kay Savik, MS; Jean F. Wyman, PhD, GNP-BC, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(4):243-250

Retrospective Data Analysis

Care Needs and Functional Status of Older Acute Care Patients

Beverly O’Connell, PhD, RN, FRCNA; Mary T. Hawkins, PhD, BA (Hons.); Linda Baker, BN, RN, GDip (Comm. Health), MHlth Sci (Nurs.); Joan Ostaszkiewicz, MN, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(4):271-279

Original Research: Qualitative

Family and Friends to the Rescue: Experiences of Rural Older Adults with Heart Failure

Florence M. Weierbach, PhD, MPH, RN; Doris F. Glick, PhD, RN; Courtney H. Lyder, ND, GNP, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(4):261-270

Model Development

Biological Basis for Sleep Disturbance and Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia: A Biobehavioral Model

Diana Lynn Woods, PhD, GNP, RN; Linda R. Phillips, PhD, RN; Jennifer L. Martin, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(4):281-293

Original Research: Cross-Sectional Survey
Literature Review

Methodological Issues in Fall Prevention Research Involving Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities

Julius Oluwole Kehinde, PhD, RN; Charlene Pope, PhD, MPH, BSN; Elaine J. Amella, PhD, GNP-BC, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(4):294-304

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