Geriatric Nursing: NGNA's Official Journal

geriatric_nursing_cover Geriatric Nursing is the best source for clinical information and management advice relating to the care of older adults. As the official publication of the National Gerontological Nursing Association, the journal's peer-reviewed articles report the latest developments in the management of acute and chronic disorders. Geriatric Nursing is written for nurses and nurse managers who work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, senior centers, or in home care.

A subscription to Geriatric Nursing is one of the benefits of NGNA membership. Click here for more information about the Journal.

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NGNA Section of Geriatric Nursing Looking for Authors and Articles
It’s easier than ever to publish in the NGNA section of Geriatric Nursing, your special voice as an NGNA member! We invite authors with all levels of experience to publish in two categories: (1) scholarly manuscripts that educate NGNA members on current clinical care or research that informs clinical decisions, such as reports of clinical projects, pilot research projects, and dissertation research; (2) short reflection pieces on the nature and practice of gerontological nursing that can provide new ways to think about the meaning of growing old in our society and our practice as gerontological nurses; and pieces that showcase landmark accomplishments of NGNA members. The NGNA section offers a unique, user-friendly, publishing opportunity that provides quick turn-around time and extensive editorial assistance. Whether you are a new or a veteran author, we hope you will find our new website features helpful and that you will consider submitting your manuscripts to the NGNA section!

Writing Mentors Available
NGNA Fellows will provide valuable assistance for potential authors in the form of writing mentorship. Authors may choose to work with one of several Fellows who will help with writing before official submission to the NGNA section, thereby facilitating the review process and promoting rapid publication.  

To request a mentor, contact the NGNA National Office.

Submitting an Article to Geriatric Nursing
All submissions to the NGNA section of Geriatric Nursing must include a completed submission checklist. pdf manuscript_submission_checklist.pdf for NGNA Section of Geriatric Nursing.