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
  • March 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 3
Guest Editorial

Reflections on Mentoring

Barbara J. Edlund, PhD, RN, ANP, BC

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

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(3):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(3):6-7

Public Policy

Using Ethical Frameworks in Times of Transition and Uncertainty

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(3):8-12

Research Brief

Explaining Student Interest and Confidence in Providing Care for Older Adults: The Role of Demographics and Life Experiences

Joanie Jackson, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC; Amanda Clark, PhD; Lindsey Pearse, MS; Elizabeth A. Miller, MA; Heather Stanfield, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC; Christopher J.L. Cunningham, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(3):13-18

CNE Article

Communication Between Acute Care Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities During Care Transitions: A Retrospective Chart Review

Cheryl Jusela, DNP, ANP-BC, NP-C; Laura Struble, PhD, GNP-BC; Richard W. Redman, PhD, RN; Nancy Ambrose Gallagher, PhD, APRN-BC; Rosemary A. Ziemba, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(3):19-28

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Feature Article

Hospitalized Older Adults With Established Delirium: Recognition, Documentation, and Reporting

Margarete L. Zalon, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN; Sonia Sandhaus, MSN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC; Mary Kovaleski, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN; Paula Roe-Prior, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(3):32-40

Older Adult Transitions into Long-Term Care: A Meta-Synthesis

Gail J. Sullivan, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN; Christine Williams, DNSc, PMHCNS-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(3):41-49

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