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
  • November/December 2020
  • Volume 13 · Issue 6

A Fond Farewell and New RGN Initiative to Enhance Research Quality

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

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2020;13(6):278-279

Study Protocol

Nighttime Agitation and Restless Legs Syndrome in Persons With Alzheimer's Disease: Study Protocol for a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Trial (NightRest)

Kathy Richards, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAASM; Janet Morrison, PhD, RN; Yan-yan Wang, PhD; Angelica Rangel, MS; Ana Loera, BSN, RN; Alexandra Hanlon, PhD; Alicia Lozano, MS; Christine Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Nalaka Gooneratne, MD, MSc; Liam Fry, MD, CMD, FACP; Richard Allen, PhD, FAASM

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2020;13(6):280-288

Research Brief

Physio-Feedback and Exercise Program (PEER) Improves Balance, Muscle Strength, and Fall Risk in Older Adults

Ladda Thiamwong, PhD, RN; Jeffrey R. Stout, PhD; Mary Lou Sole, PhD, RN, CCNS, CNL, FAAN, FCCM; Boon Peng Ng, PhD; Xin Yan, PhD; Steven Talbert, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2020;13(6):289-296

Empirical Research

The Association Between Physiological Sources of Pain and Sleep Quality in Older Adults With and Without Dementia

Crystal-Rae D. Evans, PhD, RN; Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2020;13(6):297-308

Evaluation of a Novel Decision Guide “Go to the Hospital or Stay Here?” for Nursing Home Residents and Families: A Randomized Trial

Ruth M. Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN; Sarah M. Worch, MS, MA; David O. Newman, PhD; Debra Hain, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FNKF

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2020;13(6):309-319

Compassion Fatigue Among RNs Working in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Marlene M. Steinheiser, PhD, RN, CRNI; Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FWAN, FAAN; Kimberly D. Shea, PhD, RN, CHPN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2020;13(6):320-328

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