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 2018
  • Volume 44 · Issue 12

The Art and Science of Nursing

William J. Doan, PhD, MFA, BA; Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Nikki L. Hill, PhD, RN; Lisa Kitko, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):3-5

Thank You to Reviewers

2017–2018 Reviewers

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):6

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):7



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):8-10

Public Policy

Care Plan Standardization for Older Adults: Opportunities for Nursing Leadership

Lynn F. Reinke, PhD, ARNP; Meghan Hendricksen, MPH, MS; Joanne Lynn, MD, MA, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):11-16

Research Brief

Older Smokers' Beliefs About e-Cigarettes and Intent to Quit Conventional Cigarettes

Rachel L. Goldberg, BA; Cheryl Dankiewicz, RN, AGCNS; Janine K. Cataldo, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):17-24

Feature Article

Development of a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Led by Geriatric Nurse Consultants: A Feasibility Study

Rebecca L. Trotta, PhD, RN; Aditi D. Rao, PhD, RN; Robin M. Hermann, MSN, CCRP; Marie P. Boltz, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):25-34

Open Access

Nurses' Recognition of Hospitalized Older Patients With Delirium and Cognitive Impairment Using the Delirium Observation Screening Scale: A Prospective Comparison Study

Wolfgang Hasemann, PhD, RN; Debbie Tolson, PhD, MSc, RGN, FRCN; Jon Godwin, MSc, DPhil(Oxon), CPhys, MInstP, FRAS; Rebecca Spirig, PhD, RN; Irena Anna Frei, PhD, RN; Reto W. Kressig, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):35-43

The Association Between Chronic Condition Symptoms and Treatment Burden in a Skilled Nursing Population

Nathanial Schreiner, PhD, MBA, RN; Stacie Schreiner, MSN, RN; Barbara Daly, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(12):45-52

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