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Gerontological Nursing Science

Purpose

The Gerontological Nursing Science RIG is dedicated to the advancement of Gerontological nursing science and care of older adults through research. Members include researchers, clinicians, educators, and students with diverse backgrounds in aging-related care and practice issues.

  • Serve to connect MNRS members with an interest in Gerontological nursing throughout the year
  • Recognize member’s contributions to Gerontological nursing science through awards and dissemination of research highlights
  • Increase student involvement in the section through leadership and taskforce involvement
  • Provide an opportunity for section members to become involved with, contribute to and provide leadership within MNRS

Who Should Join?

Membership in this RIG is open to all MNRS members who are interested in advancing the science of Gerontology through research, collaborative work to address issues of aging and promoting outcomes that result from the research being conducted.

RIG Communication

Listserv address:gerontologicalnursingscience@lists.mnrs.org
LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6538966

 

2018-2019

Meet the RIG Leadership

Chair and
Grants Representative

Lisa Skemp, PhD, MA, RN, FGSA, FAAN, BSN
Professor, Chair Department of Health Systems, Leadership and Policy, Loyola University Chicago
lskemp@luc.edu 

Chair-Elect

Kimberly Oosterhouse, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago
koosterhouse2@luc.edu

Past Chair

Carol Rogers, PhD., R.N.
Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of Geriatric Training Programs, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
carol-rogers@ouhsc.edu

2018-2019 RIG Awards

Gerontological Nursing Science is proud to announce the following award opportunities to the RIG membership:

  • PhD Dissertation Award
  • DNP Project Award
  • Senior Nurse Scientist Award
  • New Investigator Award

Nominations are now closed.  Winner will be announced at the 43rd Annual Research Conference in Kansas City, MO.  Please plan to join us for the full conference and the Gerontological Nursing Science RIG meeting.

2018 Goals

  • Serve to connect MNRS members with an interest in Gerontological nursing throughout the year;
  • Recognize member’s contributions to Gerontological nursing science through awards and dissemination of research highlights;
  • Advance Gerontological scholarship through collaborations that target shared presentations, publications, research, and policy endeavors;
  • Increase student involvement in the section by advancing leadership roles in all section committees and activities, and promoting independent student-identified endeavors; and
  • Provide an opportunity for section members to become involved with, contribute to and provide leadership within MNRS.
  • To advance Gerontological nursing science through evidence based practice, research, scholarship and policy
  • To influence current and future nursing care delivery to older adults

 

Overall/Long Term Goals

  • To advance Gerontological nursing science through evidence based practice and research
  • To influence current and future nursing care delivery to older adults

Recent Activities/Highlights

  • The Gero-Rig will be submitting an application for a Competitive Symposium. Topic of interest to be determined.}

RIG Minutes/Meeting Summary

If you are interested in learning more about the Gerontological Nursing Science RIG, please explore the minutes from the past meetings:

Gerontological Nursing Science RIG minutes from the 2018 Annual Research Conference.
Gerontological Nursing Science RIG minutes from the 2017 Annual Research Conference.
Gerontological Nursing Science RIG minutes from the 2016 Annual Research Conference.