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 2010
  • Volume 36 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Pharmacological Interventions: More Nursing Oversight Is Needed

Barbara J. Edlund, PhD, RN, ANP, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):3-4

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):6-7

Letter to the Editor

Small Houses, Big Impact

Janice Edelstein, EdD, APRN-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):8


Travel Immunization Update for Older Adults

Margaret P. Spain, MSN, FNP, BC, CDE; Barbara J. Edlund, PhD, RN, ANP, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):9-12

Technology Innovations

Feasibility of Internet Training for Care Staff of Residents with Dementia: The Cares® Program

John V. Hobday, MA; Kay Savik, MS; Stan Smith, MD; Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):13-21

CNE Article
Feature Article

We’ve Got Trouble: Medications in Assisted Living

Diana Lynn Woods, PhD, GNP, RN; Guifang Guo, PhD; Haesook Kim, MSN, RN; Linda R. Phillips, PhD, RN, FGSA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):30-39

Prevention and Clinical Outcomes in Older Inpatients with Suspected Venous Thromboembolism

Jung-Ah Lee, PhD, RN; Brenda K. Zierler, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):40-48

Regulatory Components for Treating Persistent Pain in Long-Term Care

Jonathan Planton, PharmD, BS; Barbara J. Edlund, PhD, RN, ANP, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):49-56

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