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
  • April 2018
  • Volume 44 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial
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Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Medication-Related Falls Prevention in Older Adults

Lisa Huang, PharmD, MPH; Jazmin Turner, PharmD, BCGP; Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(4):11-15

Technology Innovations

Effects of Patient Care Unit Design and Technology on Nurse and Patient Care Technician Communication

Mary S. Beck, DNP, RN, NE-BC; Mindy Doscher, MSN, NP-C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(4):17-22

Research Brief

Real-Time Observation of Apathy in Long-Term Care Residents With Dementia: Reliability of the Person–Environment Apathy Rating Scale

Ying-Ling Jao, PhD, RN; Jacqueline Mogle, PhD; Kristine Williams, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN; Caroline McDermott, MS, RN; Liza Behrens, MSN, RN, CCRC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(4):23-28

Feature Article

Certified Nursing Assistants' Understanding of Nursing Home Residents' Pain

Elizabeth Halifax, PhD, RN; Christine Miaskowski, PhD, RN, FAAN; Margaret Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(4):29-36

Influence of Teamwork on Health Care Workers' Perceptions About Care Delivery and Job Satisfaction

Sherry Dahlke, PhD, RN, CGC(C); Sarah Stahlke, PhD, RN; Robin Coatsworth-Puspoky, MSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(4):37-44

Supplemental Data

Videoconferencing for Management of Heart Failure: An Integrative Review

Karen Bauce, DNP, MPA, RN, NEA-BC; Deborah B. Fahs, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC; Janene Batten, MLS; Robin Whittemore, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(4):45-52

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