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 2018
  • Volume 44 · Issue 1
Guest Editorial

Dying Behind Bars

Kelsey Hirsch, BSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):2-3

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):6-7


Optimizing Pain Management Through Opioid Deprescribing

Rachel Lumish, BS; Joshana K. Goga, PharmD, BCPP; Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):9-14

Technology Innovations

Developing a Serious Game for Nurse Education

Hege Mari Johnsen, MSc, RN; Mariann Fossum, PhD, RN; Pirashanthie Vivekananda-Schmidt, DPhil, CPsychol; Ann Fruhling, PhD, MBA; Åshild Slettebø, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):15-19

Feature Article

Development and Testing of a Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Model in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Laura Kirk, PhD, RN; Glenn E. Smith, PhD, ABPP-CN; Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD; Ken Hepburn, PhD; David Knopman, MD; Marsha Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):21-30

Supplemental Data Open Access

Intergenerational Program for Nursing Home Residents and Adolescents in Korea

Jaehyeon Kim, MSN, RN; Jia Lee, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):32-41

Supplemental Data

Motivators and Barriers to Walking in Older Adults With Peripheral Artery Disease

Angela J. Bentley, PhD, RN-BC; Teresa J. Kelechi, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(1):43-50

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