Journal of Gerontological Nursing


Journal of Gerontological Nursing

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,” “Person-Centered Care,” “Public Policy,” 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

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.016

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • August 2003
  • Volume 29 · Issue 8
Guest Editorial


Dolores M Alford, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2003;29(8):3-4


Geriatric Nursing Assessment

Katherine Olenek, RN, BASc, MSc, CGN(C; Teresia Skowronski, RN, BScN; Dianne Schmaltz, RN, BScN, CGN(C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2003;29(8):5-9

Self-Medication with over-the-counter Drugs Among Elderly Adults

Emelia P Amoako, MSN, RN, CS; Lenora Richardson-Campbell, DSN, RN; Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD, RN, CS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2003;29(8):10-15

Health Characteristics of Elderly Residents in Personal Care Homes: Dementia, Possible Early Dementia, And No Dementia

Mary Ellen Quinn, RN, PhD; Mary Ann Johnson, PhD; Elizabeth L Andress, PhD; Pat McGinnis, RN, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2003;29(8):16-23

Development of Instruments to Assess: Assaultive Behavior in Nursing Homes

Donna M Gates, EdD, RN; Evelyn Fitzwater, DSN, RN; Carol Deets, EdD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2003;29(8):37-45

Implementing an Incontinence Management Protocol in Long-Term Care: Clinical Outcomes and Costs

Rita A Frantz, PhD, RN FAAN; George C Xakellis, Jr, MD, MBA; Pam C Harvey, DO, MHA, MA; Anne R Lewis, MA, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2003;29(8):46-53

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