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
  • May 2008
  • Volume 34 · Issue 5
Guest Editorial

Wanted: Clinical Experts to Teach the Next Generation of Gerontological Nursing Professionals: Why It’s Important to be an “Early Adopter” of the Doctor of Nursing Practice

Barbara B. Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN; Basia Belza, PhD, RN; Marie-Annette Brown, PhD, ARNP, RN, FNP, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):3-4

Foundation News

Foundation News

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


May Futrell, PhD, FAAN, FGSA: Gerontological Nursing and Gerontology Leader and Mentor

Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD, APRN, BC, FAANP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):7-9



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):10-11

Research Brief

Validating MDS Data about Risk Factors for Perineal Dermatitis by Comparing with Nursing Home Records

Anna M. Toth, RN, BAN, MSN; Donna Z. Bliss, PhD, RN, FAAN; Kay Savik, MS; Jean F. Wyman, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):12-18

CE Article

Social Support as a Moderator in a Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults

Yasuyuki Fukukawa, CP, PSW, PhD; Rumi Kozakai, PhD; Naoakira Niino, MD, PhD; Yukiko Nishita, MA; Fujiko Ando, MD, PhD; Hiroshi Shimokata, MD, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):19-25

Feature Article

End-Of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Geriatric Training Program: Improving Palliative Care in Community Geriatric Care Settings

Kathe Kelly, RN, BSN, OCN; Mary Ersek, PhD, RN, FAAN; Rose Virani, MHA, RN, C, OCN; Pamela Malloy, RN, MN, OCN; Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):28-35

Korean Older Adults’ Perceptions of the Aging Process

Yeon-Gang Chung, RN, PhD; Kyung-Hee Kim, RN, PhD; Kyung-Sook Choi, RN, PhD; Hye-Jin Kwon, RN, PhD; Kyung-Sook Park, RN, PhD; Mi-Hye Choi, RN, PhD; Young-Hee Yom, RN, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):36-44

Implementation and Effects of a Medication Pass Nutritional Supplement Program in a Long-Term Care Facility: A Pilot Study

Michelle Doll-Shankaruk, BSc, RD; Walter N.C. Yau, BSc, RD; Carol Oelke, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):45-51



Ed Spudis, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(5):52

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