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
  • June 2012
  • Volume 38 · Issue 6

2012 Beers Criteria Update: How Should Practicing Nurses Use the Criteria?

Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):3-5

Letters to the Editor

Stumped by Salary Estimates (with response)

Kate Reeves, RN, MA, CHPN

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



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):8-9

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):10

Clinical Concepts
Public Policy

Custodial Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Lack of Legal Relationship Is a Barrier for Services

Deborah Van Etten, MS, GNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC; Ramraj Gautam, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):18-22

CNE Article

Improving Medication Management Among At-Risk Older Adults

Delinda Martin, DNP, RN; Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc; V.J. DuRapau, Jr., PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):24-34

Feature Article

Validity of the Malnutrition Screening Tool for Older Adults at High Risk of Hospital Readmission

Min-Lin Wu, MSN; Mary D. Courtney, PhD; Lillie M. Shortridge-Baggett, PhD; Kathleen Finlayson, PhD; Elisabeth A. Isenring, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):38-45

Worker Injuries and Safety Equipment in Ohio Nursing Homes

Stefan Stanev, MS, MBA; A. John Bailer, PhD; Jane K. Straker, PhD, MGS; Shahla Mehdizadeh, PhD; Robert M. Park, MS; Hanjin Li, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):47-56

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(6):36-37

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