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 2013
  • Volume 39 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Focus on Medication Management

Guest Editor: Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FAAN

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

Product News

Product News

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Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):6-7


Psychopharmacological Medication Use Among Older Adults with Dementia in Nursing Homes

Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, CGP, BCPP, FASCP; Jessica Pyhtila, BA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):8-14

Technology Innovations

Mobile Computer Application for Promoting Physical Activity

Siobhan McMahon, PhD, MPH, GNP-BC; Mithra Vankipuram, PhD; Julie Fleury, PhD, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):15-20

Feature Article

Improving Comprehension of Medication Information: Implications for Nurse–Patient Communication

Daniel G. Morrow, PhD; Thembi Conner-Garcia, MD, MPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):22-29

Characterizing Caregiver-Mediated Medication Management in Patients with Memory Loss

Judith A. Erlen, PhD, RN, FAAN; Jennifer Lingler, PhD, RN, CRNP; Susan M. Sereika, PhD; Lisa K. Tamres, MS; Mary Beth Happ, PhD, RN, FAAN; Fengyan Tang, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):30-39

Pain Medication Management in Nursing Homes and Nursing Scope of Practice

Kirsten N. Corazzini, PhD; Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FAAN; Ruth A. Anderson, PhD, RN, FAAN; Lisa Day, PhD, RN, CNRN; Selina Hunt-McKinney, PhD, RN; Kristie Porter, MPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):40-46

Treatment of Insomnia in Older Adults: Re-Evaluating the Benefits and Risks of Sedative Hypnotic Agents

Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, CGP, BCPP, FASCP; Jennifer M. Piechocki, BS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):48-54

CNE Article

Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies for Older Adults with Persistent Pain

Paul Arnstein, PhD, RN, FAAN; Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(4):56-66

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CNE Quiz

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