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
  • May 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 5

Network for Investigation of Delirium Across the U.S. (NIDUS): Advancing the Field of Delirium with a New Interdisciplinary Research Network

Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Andrew D. Auerbach, MD; Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh; Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD; E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH; Richard N. Jones, ScD; Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM; Dale M. Needham, MD, PhD; Pratik Pandharipande, MD; Thomas N. Robinson, MD; Thomas G. Travison, PhD; Eva M. Schmitt, PhD; Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):4-6

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):8



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):9-11

Person-Centered Care

“I'm Still Here”: Personhood and the Early-Onset Dementia Experience

Sharon L. Moore, PhD, MEd, RN, RPsych; Mariko L. Sakamoto, MN, RN; Steven T. Johnson, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):12-17

Research Brief
CNE Article
Supplemental Data

Creating a Dedicated Education Unit in Long-Term Care

Jodie R. Fox, MSN, RN-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):23-29

CNE Quiz
Feature Article
Supplemental Data

Enhancing the ADMIT Me Tool for Care Transitions for Individuals With Alzheimer's Disease

Janet R. Moore, PhD, RN; Meghan M. Sullivan, BS, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):32-38

Multi-Component Interventions and Cognitive Health: A Scoping Review

Melissa M. Fessel, BSN, RN; Maren Mann, BSN, RN; Dori E. Rosenberg, PhD, MPH; Christina E. Miyawaki, PhD, MSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):39-48


Slow Medicine: The Barrier on the Bridge

Charles G. Kerrigan Jr.

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(5):49-50

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