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 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
  • July 2015
  • Volume 41 · Issue 7
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Revisiting Patient Education in Changing Health Care Times

Wanda Bonnel, PhD, GNP-BC, ANEF

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Product News

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Tackling Communication Barriers Between Long-Term Care Facility and Emergency Department Transfers to Improve Medication Safety in Older Adults

Stephanie M. Callinan, PharmD; Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, CGP, BCPP, FASCP

Technology Innovations Supplemental Data

A Data Mining Approach for Examining Predictors of Physical Activity Among Urban Older Adults

Sunmoo Yoon, PhD, RN; Niurka Suero-Tejeda, MS, CHES; Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Implementing Gerontological Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines in a BSN Curriculum

Karen C. Clark, MSN, RN; Stazel T. Guerin, MSN, RN; Lisa E. Skemp, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Fayron Epps, PhD, RN; Janet Specht, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

CNE Article

Older Adult Inpatient Falls in Acute Care Hospitals: Intrinsic, Extrinsic, and Environmental Factors

Yunchuan (Lucy) Zhao , RN, MSN, MPAff; Heejung Kim, PhD, RN

CNE Quiz Free

CNE Quiz

Feature Article

Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Older Adults

Meghan K. Mattos, MSN; Yun Jiang, PhD(c), MS; Jennifer B. Seaman, PhD, RN; Marci L. Nilsen, PhD; Eileen R. Chasens, PhD; Lorraine M. Novosel, PhD

Feature Article

A Case Study Approach to Nursing Home Placement: Smooth and Difficult Cases and Implications for Nursing

Sarah M. Koplow, PhD, RN; Agatha M. Gallo, PhD, APN, CPNP, FAAN; Kathleen A. Knafl, PhD, FAAN; Catherine Vincent, PhD, RN; Olimpia Paun, PhD, PMHCNS-BC; Valerie Gruss, PhD, APN, CNP-BC

AGS Update Free

Premier Educational Event Brings Together 2,600 Geriatrics Experts to Address Latest, Greatest from Field

Steven R. Counsell, MD, AGSF