Research and Scholarship
- Care Dependency Scale
- Eden and Non-Eden Alternative Nursing Facilities
- Falls in Older Adults
Amador, T, Kruschke, C. (2016). Can the Care Dependency Scale Predict Falls in Older Adults in the Assisted Living Setting? Geriatric Nursing.
Kruschke, C., & Amador, T. (2011). The relationship between trunk strength and falls in older adults. Supporting Innovations in Gerontological Nursing (SIGN), National Gerontological Nursing Association. 18(5): 9-11.
Amador, T. Graduate Students and a Continuing Care Retirement Community: A Mutually Beneficial Endeavor, Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando, FL. Poster presentation. November 18-22, 2015.
Amador, T. Consultancy as a Form of Service Learning in an Applied, Geriatric Focused Capstone Project. Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Denver, CO. Poster. February 27-March 2, 2014.
Kruschke, C. & Amador, T., Malhotra, J. & Steffen, T. Testing the Care Dependency Scale in the Long Term Care Setting, 55th Annual Western Social Sciences Conference, Denver, CO. April 10-13, 2013.
Romeo, J., & Amador, T.K. Older Adults’ Internet Usage for Healthcare Related Information, Gerontological Society of America, Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA. November 17, 2012.
Gilbert, M., Jarrett, S., Scherer, S., Pennington, K., Fuller, S., Riccheti, C., Gorman, I., & Amador, T. Embracing Complexity by Advancing the Value of Faculty Practice through Interprofessional Collaboration among a College for Health Professions, an Alternative High School for Students with Special Circumstances, and a Community Based Care Agency for Underserved Populations, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Pre-Conference, Naples, FL. January 26, 2012.