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
  • April 2005
  • Volume 31 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

The Independent Nurse Role in Community Care Gerontological Nursing

Deborah Perry Schoenfelder, PhD, RN; Janet K Specht, PhD, RN, FAAN; Meridean L Maas, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):4

Innovations in Long-Term Care


Deborah Perry Schoenfelder, PhD, RN; Meridean L Maas, PhD, RN, FAAN; Janet K Specht, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):5-9


Outcomes of Inpatient Geropsychiatric Treatment: The Value of Assessment Protocols

Constance Toche Ngoh, RN, MSN; Irene Daniels Lewis, APN, DNSc, FAAN; Phyllis M Connolly, RN, PhD, CS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):12-18


A Consumer's View of Long-Term Care

Patricia Coleman, PhD, RN, APRN, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):55-56

GERONTOLOGICAL Nurse Practitioners: Implications for the Future

May Futrell, PhD, FAAN, FGSA; Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD, APRN, BC, FAANP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):19-24

The Health Status of Rural Caregivers

Julie Tanner Sanford, DNS, RN; Arthur D Johnson, PhD, RN; Judith Townsend-Rocchiccioli, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):25-31


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):31

Teaching Older Adults to Self-Manage Medications: PREVENTING ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS

Linda Cox Curry, PhD, RN; Charles Walker, PhD, RN, C; Mildred O Hogstel, PhD, RN, C; Paulette Burns, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):32-42


Joann Perry, PhD, RN; Sharon Galloway, MSN, RN CNS; Joan L Bottorff, PhD, RN; Sandra Nixon, MSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):43-52


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2005;31(4):53-54

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