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
  • March 2013
  • Volume 39 · Issue 3
Guest Editorial

Victoria Has a Developmental Disability

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

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



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

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(3):5-6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(3):7-9

Clinical Concepts

Managing Differences: Care of the Person with Frontotemporal Degeneration

Geri R. Hall, PhD, ARNP, GCNS, FAAN; Jill Shapira, PhD, APRN-BC; Maribeth Gallagher, DNP, PMHNP-BC; Sharon S. Denny, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(3):10-14

Public Policy

Health Reform Policy Initiatives to Promote Older Women’s Health

Dorothy Brewin, PhD, CNM; Angela Nannini, PhD, FNP-C, FAANP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(3):16-21

CNE Article
CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(3):33

Feature Article

Appraisal of the Quality of Care of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment in the Emergency Department

Linda M. Schnitker, GNP, RN; Melinda Martin-Khan, PhD, MHthSc, GCSc(Stat), BEd(Hons), BCom(Acc), DipMan; Ellen Burkett, MBBS, FACEM; Elizabeth R.A. Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA; Leonard C. Gray, MD, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(3):34-40

An Examination of Successful Aging among Southern Black and White Older Adults

Meredith Troutman-Jordan, PhD, PMHCNS-BC; Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB; Boyd Davis, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(3):42-52


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