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
  • November 2012
  • Volume 38 · Issue 11
Guest Editorial

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Implications for Geriatric Nurses and Patients

Abraham Brody, PhD, RN, GNP-BC; Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):3-5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):6-7

Letters to the Editor

A Note About Endnotes

Joyce Simard, MSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):8

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):9

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline
Diagnosis: Dementia

Pay Attention!: The Critical Importance of Assessing Attention in Older Adults with Dementia

Ann M. Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FAAN; Donna M. Fick, PhD, GCNS-BC, FGSA, FAAN; Andrea M. Yevchak, GCNS-BC, RN; Nikki L. Hill, MS, RN; Paula M. Mulhall, RPN, RGN, RN; Jane A. McDowell, MSN, APRN, GNP-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):23-27

CNE Article

Patient Safety in the Nursing Home: How Nursing Staff Assess and Communicate about Change in Condition

Karen G. Scandrett, MD, MPH; Mary Ann Anichini, GNP-BC; Celia Berdes, PhD, MSPH; Sherry Estabrook; Kenneth Boockvar, MD, MS; Debra Saliba, MD, MPH; Linda Emanuel, MD, PhD; Stephanie L. Taylor, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):28-37

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):38-39

Feature Article

Transitions in Care among Older Adults Receiving Long-Term Services and Supports

Mark P. Toles, PhD, RN; Katherine M. Abbott, PhD; Karen B. Hirschman, PhD, MSW; Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(11):40-47

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