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
  • December 2009
  • Volume 35 · Issue 12
Guest Editorial

Transitional Care: What Does It Mean for Nurses?

Marina Burke, MSN, ANP-C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):3-4

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):5, 52



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):7, 51

Public Policy

Caring for an Aging Population: Review of Policy Initiatives

Susan Crocker Houde, PhD, ANP-BC; Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP, FGSA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):8-13

Clinical Concepts

Older Patients in the Emergency Department: What Are the Risks?

Margaret R. Nolan, MSN, GNP-C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):14-18

Letter to the Editor

Cultural Understanding (with response)

Diana Baldwin

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):19

CNE Article

Rest-Activity Patterns in Institutionalized Korean Older Adults with Dementia: A Pilot Study

Yeonsu Song, PhD, RN; Glenna A. Dowling, PhD, RN, FAAN; Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, AGSF, FAAN; Kathryn A. Lee, PhD, RN, FAAN, CBSM; William J. Strawbridge, PhD; Erin M. Hubbard, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):20-28

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):30-31

Feature Article

The U.S. Correctional System and the Older Prisoner

Tish Smyer, DNSc, RN, CNE; Patricia M. Burbank, DNSc, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):32-37

Helping Older Adults Find Meaning and Purpose Through Storytelling

Katie Scott, BSN, RN; Jacqueline Kayler DeBrew, PhD, APRN, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):38-43

The New Adult Orphan: Issues and Considerations for Health Care Professionals

J. Goodlett McDaniel, EdD, PMHCNS-BC, MBA; Paul G. Clark, PhD, LCSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2009;35(12):44-49

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