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
  • December 2013
  • Volume 39 · Issue 12
Guest Editorial

‘Tis the Season: Give the Gift of Palliative Care

Harleah G. Buck, PhD, RN, CHPN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):3-4

Thank You to Reviewers

2012–2013 Reviewers

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):6-7

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):8

Clinical Concepts

Myasthenia Gravis

Julie A. Koch, DNP, RN, FNP-BC; Marlee R. Steele, DNP, RN, FNP-BC; Logan M. Koch

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):11-15

Public Policy

The Application of Belmont Report Principles to Policy Development

David P. Adams, PhD, MPH, MSc; Toni P. Miles, MD, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):16-21

CNE Article

Medication Reconciliation: Reducing Risk for Medication Misadventure During Transition from Hospital to Assisted Living

Marie Fitzgibbon, DNP, RN, CRNP; Rebecca Lorenz, PhD, RN; Helen Lach, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):22-29

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):30-31

Feature Article

Geriatric Resources in Acute Care Hospitals and Trauma Centers: A Scarce Commodity

Cathy A. Maxwell, PhD, RN; Lorraine C. Mion, PhD, RN, FAAN; Ann Minnick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):33-42

Cardiovascular Effects and Enjoyment of Exercise Gaming in Older Adults

Michael J. Fachko, PhD, RN, CMSRN; Canhau Xiao, PhD, RN; Kathryn H. Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN; Keith M. Robinson, MD; Joseph R. Libonati, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):43-54


“At Last I’ve Found You”

Joyce Simard, MSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(12):55-56

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