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
  • March 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 3
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Reflections on Mentoring

Barbara J. Edlund, PhD, RN, ANP, BC

Product News Free
News Free
Public Policy

Using Ethical Frameworks in Times of Transition and Uncertainty

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Research Brief

Explaining Student Interest and Confidence in Providing Care for Older Adults: The Role of Demographics and Life Experiences

Joanie Jackson, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC; Amanda Clark, PhD; Lindsey Pearse, MS; Elizabeth A. Miller, MA; Heather Stanfield, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC; Christopher J.L. Cunningham, PhD

CNE Article

Communication Between Acute Care Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities During Care Transitions: A Retrospective Chart Review

Cheryl Jusela, DNP, ANP-BC, NP-C; Laura Struble, PhD, GNP-BC; Nancy Ambrose Gallagher, PhD, APRN-BC; Richard W. Redman, PhD, RN; Rosemary A. Ziemba, PhD, RN

CNE Quiz Free
Feature Article

Hospitalized Older Adults With Established Delirium: Recognition, Documentation, and Reporting

Margarete L. Zalon, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN; Sonia Sandhaus, MSN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC; Mary Kovaleski, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN; Paula Roe-Prior, PhD, RN

Feature Article

Older Adult Transitions into Long-Term Care: A Meta-Synthesis

Gail J. Sullivan, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN; Christine Williams, DNSc, PMHCNS-BC

AGS Update