Journal of Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 0098-9134
Online ISSN: 1938-243X

Geriatric nursing’s most trusted clinical journal for over 40 years

The Journal of Gerontological Nursing is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal publishing clinically relevant original articles on the practice of gerontological nursing across the continuum of care in a variety of health care settings, for more than 40 years. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as::

• Sections including “Geropharmacology,” “Clinical Concepts,” “Diagnosis: Dementia,” and “Technology Innovations”
• Evidence-based practice guidelines published three times per year
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance
• Continuing Nursing Education credits available each month

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • December 2015
  • Volume 41 · Issue 12
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Resident-to-Resident Abuse

Sandra P. Hirst, RN, PhD, GNC(C)

Thank You to Reviewers Free

2014–2015 Reviewers

Product News Free

Product News

News Free


Clinical Concepts

Managing Heroin Addiction in an Outpatient Setting: A Case Study

Kate Driscoll Malliarakis, PhD, ANP-BC, MAC, FAAN

Public Policy

They Are Called Nursing Homes for a Reason: RN Staffing in Long-Term Care Facilities

J Taylor Harden, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Sarah Greene Burger, RN, MPH, FAAN

CNE Article

Associations of Social Support and Self-Efficacy With Quality of Life in Older Adults With Diabetes

Pamela G. Bowen, PhD, FNP-BC; Olivio J. Clay, PhD; Loretta T. Lee, PhD, FNP-BC; Jason Vice, OTS; Fernando Ovalle, MD; Michael Crowe, PhD

CNE Quiz Free

CNE Quiz

Feature Article

Certified Nurse Aides and Scope of Practice: Clinical Outcomes and Patient Safety

Tara L. McMullen, PhD, MPH; Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FANNP; Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, MS, FAAN; Nancy Miller, PhD, MA; Robert Rubinstein, PhD

Feature Article

Effects of the Patient-Centered Environment Program on Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Home-Dwelling Patients With Dementia

Heeok Park, PhD, RN; Youngmi Chun, PhD, RN; Min Suk Gang

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