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
  • September 2016
  • Volume 42 · Issue 9
Guest Editorial

Are We Preparing Gerontological Nurses of the Future?

Meredith Wallace Kazer, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):2-3

Product News

Product News

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



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):5-6

Public Policy

Nurse Delegation in Home Care: Research Guiding Policy Change

Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN; Jennifer Farnham, MS; Susan C. Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):7-15

Research Brief

Reliability and Validity of Two Measures of Toileting Skills in Frail Older Women Without Dementia

Kristine M.C. Talley, PhD, RN, GNP-BC; Jean F. Wyman, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN; Becky G. Olson-Kellogg, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA; Ulf G. Bronas, PhD; Teresa C. McCarthy, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):16-20

CNE Article
Supplemental Data

Assessing Health Practitioner Knowledge of Appropriate Psychotropic Medication Use in Nursing Homes: Validation of the Older Age Psychotropic Quiz

Donnamay Tegan Brown, MPsych(Clin), BPsych(Hons); Juanita Louise Westbury, PhD, MSc, BPharm, GradDipCommPracPharm

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):21-27

CNE Quiz
Feature Article

Nurse–Physician Communication in Long-Term Care: Literature Review

Susan M. Renz, DNP, RN, GNP-BC; Jane M. Carrington, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):30-37

Effect of Aromatherapy Massage on Agitation and Depressive Mood in Individuals With Dementia

Ya-Ping Yang, PhD, RN; Chi-Jane Wang, PhD, RN; Jing-Jy Wang, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):38-46

AGS Update

What We Are Reading, What We Are Saying About Geriatrics

Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(9):47-48

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