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
  • May 2013
  • Volume 39 · Issue 5

The Choosing Wisely® Campaign and Nurses’ Role in Dissemination

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

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):4-6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):7-8, 55

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Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):9-10

Diagnosis: Dementia
Research Brief

Pilot Testing a Couples-Focused Intervention for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Yvonne Yueh-Feng Lu, PhD, RN; Joan E. Haase, PhD, RN, FAAN; Michael Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):16-23

CNE Article

Improving Antipsychotic Agent Use in Nursing Homes: Development of an Algorithm for Treating Problem Behaviors in Dementia

Marianne Smith, PhD, RN; Susan K. Schultz, MD; Linda L. Seydel, MS, LNHA; Jeffrey Reist, PharmD; Michael Kelly, PharmD, MS; Michelle Weckman, MD; Brian Gryzlak, MSW, MA; Ryan Carnahan, PharmD, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):24-35

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CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):36-37

Feature Article

Food Choice Can Improve Nursing Home Resident Meal Service Satisfaction and Nutritional Status

Neva L. Crogan, PhD, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC, FNGNA, FAAN; Alice E. Dupler, JD, APRN-BC; Robert Short, PhD; Grace Heaton, RD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):38-45

Exploring the Effect of Companion Robots on Emotional Expression in Older Adults with Dementia: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Wendy Moyle, PhD, RN, DipAppSci; Marie Cooke, PhD, RN, DipAppSci; Elizabeth Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA; Cindy Jones, PhD, BBus(HRM), BA(Psych); Barbara Klein, DPhil, Dipl.-soz; Glenda Cook, PhD, RGN, RST; Chrystal Gray, BPsychSci(Hons), MClinPsyc

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):46-53


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Ed Strause, MEd

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(5):56

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