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 2016
  • Volume 42 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

Why Would an Obstetrical Nurse Be Interested in Gerontology?

Lisa E. Skemp, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Karen Clark, MSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(4):3-5

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Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(4):6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(4):7-9


Managing Opioid Abuse in Older Adults: Clinical Considerations and Challenges

David Loreck, MD; Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, CGP, BCPP, FASCP; Bethany DiPaula, PharmD, BCPP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(4):10-15

Technology Innovations

Wearable Technology to Garner the Perspective of Dementia Family Caregivers

Judith T. Matthews, PhD, MPH, RN; Grace B. Campbell, PhD, MSW, CRRN; Amanda E. Hunsaker, MPH, LSW; Julie Klinger, MS; Laurel Person Mecca, MA; Lu Hu, MSN; Sally Hostein, BA; Jennifer H. Lingler, PhD, CRNP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(4):16-22

CNE Article

Proton Pump Inhibitors and the Prescribing Cascade

Mohammad Rababa, MSN, RN; Amal Ali Al-Ghassani, MSN, RN; Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Elaine M. Dyer, MS, BSN, RN, NHA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(4):23-31

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Feature Article

Prevalence of Advance Directives Among Older Adults Admitted to Intensive Care Units and Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

Elise M. Gamertsfelder, BSN, RN; Jennifer Burgher Seaman, PhD, RN; Judith Tate, PhD, RN; Praewpannarai Buddadhumaruk, MS, RN; Mary Beth Happ, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(4):34-41

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