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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

The Journal offers an open access publication option to authors of accepted peer-reviewed articles. With this option, articles are made freely available online immediately upon publication in exchange for payment of an article-processing charge of $1500. SLACK Incorporated’s Open Access Publication Policy can be found here.

Research in Gerontological Nursing is a recognized journal indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed; CINAHL; Abstracts in Social Gerontology; Ageline; SCOPUS; EMBase; EMCare; ProQuest; Journal Citation Reports, Science; and Journal Citation Reports, Social Sciences.

PRINT ISSN: 1940-4921
ONLINE ISSN: 1938-2464



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