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 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 12
Guest Editorial

My Brother Patrick's Dying Wish

Lisa Skemp, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):3-4

Thank You to Reviewers

2016–2017 Reviewers

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):5

Letter to the Editor

Stock Art Concern

Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN; Boeun Kim, RN, MSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):6

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):7



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):8-10

Public Policy

Nurses' Role in Managing “The Fit” of Older Adults in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jacqueline Jones, PhD, RN, FAAN; Emily Lawrence, MPH; Amy Ladebue, BA; Chelsea Leonard, PhD; Roman Ayele, MPH; Robert E. Burke, MD, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):11-20

Feature Article
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Implementing Nurse-Facilitated Person-Centered Care Approaches for Patients With Delirium Superimposed on Dementia in the Acute Care Setting

Andrea Yevchak, PhD, GCNS-BC, RN; Donna M. Fick, PhD, GCNS-BC, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Ann M. Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Jane McDowell, MSN, APRN, GNP-BC†; Todd Monroe, PhD, RN-BC, FNAP, FGSA, FAAN; Anna LeViere, MPH; Lorraine Mion, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):21-28

Women 50 and Older and HIV: Prevention and Implications for Health Care Providers

Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MPH, PMHCNS-BC, MS, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):29-34

Socially Assistive Robots: Measuring Older Adults' Perceptions

Linda M. Beuscher, PhD, GNP, FNAP; Jing Fan, MS; Nilanjan Sarkar, PhD; Mary S. Dietrich, PhD; Paul A. Newhouse, MD; Karen F. Miller, RN, MPA, CHFN; Lorraine C. Mion, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):35-43

South Korean Family Caregiver Involvement in Delirium Care: A Qualitative Descriptive Study

Yun Kang, PhD; Wendy Moyle, PhD; Marie Cooke, PhD; Siobhan O'Dwyer, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(12):44-51

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