Research & Scholarship
- Care Dependency Scale
- Eden and Non-Eden Alternative Nursing Facilities
- Falls in Older Adults
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.
Gilbert, M., Jarrett S., Scherer, S., Pennington, K., Fuller, S., Riccheti, C., Gorman, I., & Amador, T. (January 26, 2012) 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 Undeserved Populations, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Pre-Conference, Naples, FL.
Kruschke, C.A., Amador, T.K., Malhotra, J.V., & Steffen, T.M. Testing the Care Dependency Scale in the Long Term Care Setting. 22nd Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Multidisciplinary Research & Evidence-Based Practice Symposium, March 2011.
Amador, T.K. Self-Care Practices of Geriatric Social Workers. Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, November 2009.
Amador, T.K. The Role of Spirituality in Healthy Aging for Geriatric Social Workers and Their Patients. Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, November 2009.
Edge-Boyd, S.K., & Amador, T.K. Educational Needs of Social Workers. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, November 2009.
Amador, T. Geriatric Social Workers: An Exploration of Job Satisfaction, Strengths, and Motivation for Continued Care for Older Adults. Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, November 2007.