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 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 3
Guest Editorial

“I Don’t Want to be a Guinea Pig”: Recruiting Older African Americans

Corteza Jones, MPA; Rita A. Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):3-4

Letters to the Editor

Update on Endnotes’ “Alice”

Joyce Simard, MSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):6-7, 37



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):5

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):9

Clinical Concepts

Recognition and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Freda Hannafon, RN, MSN, FNP-C; Mary P. Cadogan, DrPH, RN, GNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):10-14

Public Policy

Access to Care for Hearing Loss: Policies and Stakeholders

Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):15-19

Research Brief

Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers by Race and Ethnicity for Older Adults Admitted to Nursing Homes

Susan Harms, PhD, RPh; Donna Z. Bliss, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Judith Garrard, PhD; Kristen Cunanan, MS; Kay Savik, MS; Olga Gurvich, MA, MS; Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Jean F. Wyman, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Lynn Eberly, PhD; Beth Virnig, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):20-26

CNE Article

A New Tool to Assess Risk of Wandering in Hospitalized Patients

Heena S. Sheth, MD, MPH; Diane Krueger, MSN, RN-BC; Susan Bourdon, RN; Robert M. Palmer, MD, MPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):28-33

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):34-35

Feature Article

Sleep Disorders in Older Adults

Scott J. Saccomano, PhD, GNP-BC, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(3):38-45

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