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 2018
  • Volume 44 · Issue 5
Guest Editorial
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Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(5):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(5):6-8

Person-Centered Care

Preferences for Everyday Living: Understanding the Impact of Cognitive Status on Preference Importance Ratings in Nursing Homes

Christopher J. Carey, MS; Allison R. Heid, PhD; Kimberly Van Haitsma, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(5):9-17

Research Brief

Pilot Study of a Two-Step Delirium Detection Protocol Administered By Certified Nursing Assistants, Physicians, and Registered Nurses

Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FAAN; Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH; Caroline McDermott, RN; Wenxiao Zhou, MSc; Long Ngo, PhD; Jackie Gallagher, MS; Jane McDowell, CRNP†; Janice Penrod, PhD, RN, FAAN; Jonathan Siuta, MD; Thomas Covaleski, MD; Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(5):18-24

Feature Article

Ask the Right Questions: What Do Non-Caregiving Adult Children Need From Health Care Providers?

Munira Wells, PhD, RN; Connie Kartoz, PhD, RN, MS, FNP-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(5):26-31

Supplemental Data

Health Benefits and Risks of Pets in Nursing Homes: A Survey of Facilities in Ohio

Jason W. Stull, PhD, VMD, MPVM, DACVPM; Cydney C. Hoffman, MPH-VPH, BA; Timothy Landers, PhD, RN, CNP, CIC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2018;44(5):39-45

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