Here you will find research and evidence-based practice carried out by nurses with extensive knowledge in the clinical, community, and long-term care settings and intended to address issues of interest in Geriatrics and Geriatric Care. This collection will disseminate research, educational, and evidence-based practice materials of specific importance to practicing nurses whose focus is on caring for older adults.

Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:

Best Practices; Care Coordination Standards & Policies; Developments, Advancements, or Updates on Nursing Care, Treatments or Procedures; Evidenced-based Practice; Infection Control; Medical Error Reduction; Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Managing Patient Care; Nursing Shortage (How it affects Geriatric Care); Nursing Roles in Geriatric Care; Pain Management; Patient/Family Support & Education; Patient Monitoring (Advances in or Changes to); Patient Outcomes, Improvement; Standards of Care; Aging Health Strategies; Best Practices/Functional Decline; Combating Mental Decline; Elder Abuse; Exercise Strategies; Family Members as Caretakers; Geriatric Care Models; Chronic Illness Management; Long-Term Care; Mobility Issues; Pain Management; Treatment Options

Prior to an item’s inclusion in this collection it has been through a peer-review process conducted by experienced nursing researchers. The collection contains full-text submissions, some of which may be embargoed for a period of time to allow the author to pursue traditional publishing options.


If you are a nurse researcher interested in submitting an item to this collection, please contact the Repository Manager at

Items may have collaborating or joint authors. At least one of the authors must be a nurse and must be the submitter of the item.

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