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
  • January 2008
  • Volume 34 · Issue 1

New Year, Exciting New Changes in the Journal of Gerontological Nursing

Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):3

Letter to the Editor

End-Of-Life Education (with response)

Mary Ellen Shanks, BSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):5-6


Assessment of Infection in Older Adults: Signs and Symptoms in Four Body Systems

Mary D. Barakzai, EdD, FNP-C, CNM, CNS; Dorothy Fraser, MSN, FNP-C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):7-12

Innovations in Community-Based and Long-Term Care

Prescribing Activities that Engage Passive Residents: An Innovative Method

Linda Buettner, CTRS, PhD, FGSA-FAGHE; Ann Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):13-18

CE Article
CE Quiz

CE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):26-27

Feature Article

Assessing the Clinical Value of Cognitive Appraisal in Adults Aging with HIV

David E. Vance, PhD, MGS; Kenneth F. Farr, MS, APRN, BC; Tom Struzick, MSW/ACSW, LCSW, MEd

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):36-41

Grief Experiences of CNAs: Relationships with Burnout and Turnover

Keith A. Anderson, MSW, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):42-49



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):50


Puppy Love for Older Adults

Rebecca A. Johnson, PhD, RN; Andrea Gayer, BS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(1):51-52

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