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 2012
  • Volume 38 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Grandparenting Today Is Changing Gerontological Nursing Practice

Sandra P. Hirst, PhD, RN, GNC(C)

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(4):3-4


Mildred O. Hogstel, PhD, RN, C: 1929–2011

Linda Curry, PhD; Charles Walker, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(4):5-6


Pharmacological Management of Chronic Constipation in Older Adults

Lynette E. Franklin, MSN, APRN-BC, CWOCN; Margaret P. Spain, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CDE; Barbara J. Edlund, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(4):9-15

Technology Innovations

Automated Technology to Speed Recognition of Signs of Illness in Older Adults

Marilyn J. Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marjorie Skubic, PhD; Richelle J. Koopman, MD, MS; Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN; Lorraine Phillips, PhD, RN; Katy Musterman, MBA, BSN, RN; Jessica Back, LMSW; Myra A. Aud, PhD, RN; Colleen Galambos, PhD, ACSW, LCSW, LCSW-C; Rainer Dane Guevara, BS; Steven J. Miller, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(4):18-23

CNE Article

Use of Day Centers for Respite by Help-Seeking Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia

Lyn Phillipson, MPH, BAppSc; Sandra C. Jones, PhD, MPH, BA (Hons.)

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(4):24-34

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(4):36-37

Feature Article

Potential Food-Drug Interactions in Long-Term Care

Judy K. Anderson, PhD, RN, CNE; Jodie R. Fox, BSN, RN-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(4):38-46

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