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
  • January 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 1
Guest Editorial

Geropsychiatric Nursing: What's in Your Toolkit?

Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD, A-GNP-C, FAANP, FGSA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):3-6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):7-8

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):9


A Retrospective Chart Review of Two Different Insulin Administration Systems on Glycemic Control in Older Adults in Long-Term Care

Alan Boonin, MD; Brenda Balinski, RN; Jerry Sauter, PharmD; Joe Martinez, BSPharm, RPh; Scott Abbott, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):10-16

Technology Innovations
Supplemental Data

Analyzing Change in Nursing Home Information Technology Sophistication: A 2-Year Survey

Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN; Richard Madsen, PhD; Matthew Newton, BHS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):17-21

CNE Article
CNE Quiz
Feature Article

Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia that Present Management Difficulties in Nursing Homes: Staff Perceptions and Their Concordance With Informant Scales

Tanya E. Davison, DPsych(Clin); Marita P. McCabe, PhD; Michael Bird, PhD; David Mellor, PhD; Sarah MacPherson, DPsych(Clin); David Hallford, DPsych(Clin); Melissa Seedy, BAppPsych(Hons); Daniel W. O'Connor, MD, MBChB

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):34-43

Life Experiences of Caring for Pets Among Taiwanese Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Pets as an Integral Part of the Family and Beyond

Chia-Ling Yang, MSN, RN; Chun-Ming Lee, PhD, MD, FCCP; Lee-Ing Tsao, DNS, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):44-49

AGS Update

What Research Has Shaped Geriatrics Since the Start of the New Millennium?

Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(1):51-52

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