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 2010
  • Volume 36 · Issue 5
Guest Editorial

Mental Illness in Older Adults

Mona M. Shattell, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):3

Foundation News

Foundation News

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



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):6-7, 19

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):8

Diagnosis: Dementia

Sleep Disturbances in Dementia: What They Are and What to Do

Karen M. Rose, PhD, RN; Rebecca Lorenz, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):9-14

Legal Issues
CNE Article

Older Adults with Bipolar Disorder: Guidelines for Primary Care Providers

Tracey Sherrod, MSN, RN, ANP-C, GNP-BC; Ann Quinlan-Colwell, MS, RNC, AHN-BC, FAAPM; Theresa B. Lattimore, MSN, NP-C; Mona M. Shattell, PhD, RN; Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD, GNP-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):20-27

Feature Article

Understanding Physical Health of Older Adults with Schizophrenia: Building and Eroding Trust

Heather C. Leutwyler, PhD, FNP, CNS; Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, AGSF, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):38-45

Assessment of Capacity for Medical Decision Making

David Wayne Carroll, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):47-52

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(5):28-29

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