Geriatric Nursing is the Official Journal of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA)

Geriatric Nursing is the Official Journal of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA)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 Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, the journal's peer-reviewed articles report the latest developments in the management of acute and chronic disorders.

Geriatric Nursing is written for advanced practice 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 GAPNA membership.

How to View issues of Geriatric Nursing

Note: You will need your GAPNA membership number to view/download articles.

To view the full content of articles you need to click the View Articles button when looking at an issue and login to the journal site using your Elsevier login information (not your GAPNA login). If you do not already have an Elsevier login, you can create one by clicking the register button at the top right next to Sign in

Viewing the full content of any article that is not open access, will require that you link- or have linked your GAPNA membership to your Elsevier login. (See below for linking instructions). View full articles here.

To link your GAPNA membership to your Elsevier login, you will need to:

  • Click the "Claim Access Now" link under the green bar
  • Click the "I receive my subscription through a society membership" link
  • Choose GAPNA from the drop menu
  • Enter your membership number* and last name

*Your GAPNA membership number can found on the GAPNA My Account page, in the light blue bar at the top, right after your membership expiration date. 

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Submissions for Geriatric Nursing

The GAPNA section in the journal of Geriatric Nursing is soliciting submissions. These may include short updates or articles including research briefs, projects or case reports, clinical pearls, policy briefs, and/or literature updates.

Submissions to this section are generally 1,500 to 2,000 words. This is a great way for members to share the great ways we are impacting older adults.

For more information please contact Elizabeth Long at

View GAPNA Section Author Guidelines

View the Geriatric Nursing Author Guidelines