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
  • July 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 7
Guest Editorial

Dementia Education: Does It Change Nursing Practice?

Sandra P. Hirst, PhD, RN, GNC(C)

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(7):2-3

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Clinical Alerts to Decrease High-Risk Medication Use in Older Adults

Wilhelmina Lord-Adem, PharmD; Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, CGP, BCPP, FASCP

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

Technology Innovations

Assessment of Fall Characteristics From Depth Sensor Videos

Jennifer J. O'Connor, MS, RN, CFCN, CNE; Lorraine J. Phillips, PhD, RN, FAAN; Bunmi Folarinde, MSN, RN; Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marilyn Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(7):13-19

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Persistent Pain Management in Older Adults

Paul Arnstein, RN, PhD, FAAN; Keela A. Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(7):20-31

Feature Article

Bullying in Senior Living Facilities: Perspectives of Long-Term Care Staff

Felicia J. Andresen, MA; Jeffrey A. Buchanan, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(7):34-41

Supplemental Data

Definition, Determinants, and Outcomes of Social Connectedness for Older Adults: A Scoping Review

Hannah M. O'Rourke, PhD, RN; Souraya Sidani, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(7):43-52

Activity Monitoring and Heart Rate Variability as Indicators of Fall Risk: Proof-of-Concept for Application of Wearable Sensors in the Acute Care Setting

Javad Razjouyan, PhD; Gurtej Singh Grewal, PhD; Cindy Rishel, PhD, RN, OCN; Sairam Parthasarathy, MD; Jane Mohler, PhD, MPH, NP-C; Bijan Najafi, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(7):53-62

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