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
  • July 2011
  • Volume 4 · Issue 3
Guest Editorial

Medication Adherence: Still Looking for the Answer

Todd M. Ruppar, PhD, RN; Vicki S. Conn, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(3):159-160

Featured Pilot Study
Secondary Analysis: Multilevel Modeling

Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia: A Dyadic Effect of Caregivers’ Stress Process?

Judy L.M. Campbell, PhD, ARNP; Meredeth A. Rowe, PhD, RN; Michael Marsiske, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(3):168-184

Original Research: Focus Groups

Older Inmates’ Pursuit of Good Health: A Focus Group Study

Susan J. Loeb, PhD, RN; Darrell Steffensmeier, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(3):185-194

Original Research: Correlational

Relationships Among Stress, Infectious Illness, and Religiousness/Spirituality in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Bonnie L. Callen, PhD, RN, APN, BC; Linda Mefford, PhD, RN, APN, BC; Maureen Groër, PhD, RN, FAAN; Sandra P. Thomas, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(3):195-206

Original Research: Mixed Methods

Staffing Levels in Rural Nursing Homes: A Mixed Methods Approach

Gail L. Towsley, PhD, NHA; Susan L. Beck, PhD, APRN, FAAN; William N. Dudley, PhD; Ginette A. Pepper, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(3):207-220

Instrument Development

The Development and Testing of an Instrument to Measure Successful Aging

Meredith Troutman, PhD, PMHCNS-BC; Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB; Sara Small, MSN; Amanda Bates, MSN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(3):221-232

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