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 2015
  • Volume 41 · Issue 12
Guest Editorial

Resident-to-Resident Abuse

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

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):3-4

Thank You to Reviewers

2014–2015 Reviewers

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):5

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):7-9

Clinical Concepts

Managing Heroin Addiction in an Outpatient Setting: A Case Study

Kate Driscoll Malliarakis, PhD, ANP-BC, MAC, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):10-14

Public Policy

They Are Called Nursing Homes for a Reason: RN Staffing in Long-Term Care Facilities

J Taylor Harden, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Sarah Greene Burger, RN, MPH, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):15-20

CNE Article

Associations of Social Support and Self-Efficacy With Quality of Life in Older Adults With Diabetes

Pamela G. Bowen, PhD, FNP-BC; Olivio J. Clay, PhD; Loretta T. Lee, PhD, FNP-BC; Jason Vice, OTS; Fernando Ovalle, MD; Michael Crowe, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):21-29

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):30-31

Feature Article

Certified Nurse Aides and Scope of Practice: Clinical Outcomes and Patient Safety

Tara L. McMullen, PhD, MPH; Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FANNP; Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, MS, FAAN; Nancy Miller, PhD, MA; Robert Rubinstein, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2015;41(12):32-39

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