Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 The project ENABLE Cornerstone randomized pilot trial: Protocol for lay navigator-led early palliative care for African-American and rural advanced cancer family caregiversHepatology.  16. 2019
2019 Supporting Family Caregivers of Adult and Pediatric Persons with Leukemia.Seminars in Oncology Nursing.  150954. 2019
2019 Strategies and Resources for Increasing the PhD Pipeline and Producing Independent Nurse ScientistsImage.  51:717-726. 2019
2019 Surrogates’ Perceptions of Service Quality While Making Decisions for ICU PatientsWestern Journal of Nursing Research.  41:1370-1384. 2019
2019 Needs Assessment for Turkish Family Caregivers of Older Persons with Cancer: First-Phase Results of Adapting an Early Palliative Care ModelJournal of Palliative Medicine.  22:1065-1074. 2019
2019 A formative evaluation of patient and family caregiver perspectives on early palliative care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease across disease severityCurrent Opinion in Psychology.  16:1024-1033. 2019
2019 Comparison of Palliative Care Interventions for Cancer versus Heart Failure Patients: A Secondary Analysis of a Systematic ReviewJournal of Palliative Medicine.  22:966-969. 2019
2019 HPNA 2019-2022 Research Agenda: Development and RationaleJournal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  21:E17-E23. 2019
2019 Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know about Telepalliative CareJournal of Palliative Medicine.  22:981-985. 2019
2019 Disparities in Hospice Utilization for Older Cancer Patients Living in the Deep SouthJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  58:86-91. 2019
2019 Toward a Conceptual Model of Affective Predictions in Palliative CareJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  57:1151-1165. 2019
2019 Using Patients and Their Caregivers Feedback to Develop ENABLE CHF-PC: An Early Palliative Care Intervention for Advanced Heart FailureJournal of Palliative Care.  34:103-110. 2019
2019 Update in Hospice and Palliative CareJournal of Palliative Medicine.  22:357-363. 2019
2019 How family caregivers of persons with advanced cancer assist with upstream healthcare decision-making: A qualitative studyPLoS ONE.  14. 2019
2019 Population-based profile of mental health and support service need among family caregivers of adults with cancerJournal of Oncology Practice.  15:E122-E131. 2019
2019 What do family caregivers know about palliative care? Results from a national surveyPalliative and Supportive Care2019
2018 Factors Associated with Family Caregivers' Confidence in Future Surrogate Decision Making for Persons with CancerJournal of Palliative Medicine.  21:1705-1712. 2018
2018 Protocol driven palliative care consultation: Outcomes of the ENABLE CHF-PC pilot studyHeart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  47:533-538. 2018
2018 Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends Comprehensive Heartcare for Patients and Caregivers (ENABLE CHF-PC): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trialTrials.  19. 2018
2018 Incongruence between women's survey- and interview-determined decision control preferences: A mixed methods study of decision-making in metastatic breast cancerPSYCHO-ONCOLOGY.  27:1950-1957. 2018
2018 IntroductionSeminars in Oncology Nursing.  34:189-191. 2018
2018 Adapting an Early Palliative Care Intervention to Family Caregivers of Persons With Advanced Cancer in the Rural Deep South: A Qualitative Formative EvaluationJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  55:1519-1530. 2018
2018 Family companions’ involvement during pre-surgical consent visits for major cancer surgery and its relationship to visit communication and satisfactionPatient Education and Counseling.  101:1066-1074. 2018
2018 Mind-Body Interventions for Individuals With Heart Failure: A Systematic Review of Randomized TrialsJournal of Cardiac Failure.  24:186-201. 2018
2018 Participation and interest in support services among family caregivers of older adults with cancerPSYCHO-ONCOLOGY.  27:969-976. 2018
2018 Developing a toolkit to measure implementation of concurrent palliative care in rural community cancer centersPalliative and Supportive Care.  16:60-72. 2018
2018 Lay patient navigators’ perspectives of barriers, facilitators and training needs in initiating advance care planning conversations with older patients with cancerJournal of Palliative Care.  33:70-78. 2018
2018 Translating a US early palliative care model for Turkey and SingaporeSustainability.  5:33-39. 2018
2018 What happens during early outpatient palliative care consultations for persons with newly diagnosed advanced cancer? A qualitative analysis of provider documentationPalliative Medicine.  32:59-68. 2018
2017 The role of a palliative care intervention in moderating the relationship between depression and survival among individuals with advanced cancerHealth Psychology.  36:1140-1146. 2017
2017 Update in Hospice and Palliative CareJournal of Palliative Medicine.  20:1291-1292. 2017
2017 Family caregiving for persons with heart failure at the intersection of heart failure and palliative care: a state-of-the-science reviewHeart Failure Reviews.  22:543-557. 2017
2017 Highlighting implementation findings in early palliative careJournal of Oncology Practice.  13:599-600. 2017
2017 Supporting cancer family caregivers: How can frontline oncology clinicians help?Basic Research in Cardiology, Supplement.  123:3212-3215. 2017
2017 Engaging patients and families to create a feasible clinical trial integrating palliative and heart failure care: Results of the ENABLE CHF-PC pilot clinical trialScience Education.  16. 2017
2017 The self-care practices of family caregivers of persons with poor prognosis cancer: differences by varying levels of caregiver well-being and preparednessSupportive Care in Cancer.  25:2437-2444. 2017
2017 When it comes to death, there is no place like home… Or is there?Palliative Medicine.  31:391-393. 2017
2017 Implementation and Impact of Patient Lay Navigator-Led Advance Care Planning ConversationsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  53:682-692. 2017
2017 Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Retrospective Review of Care Trends in an Academic Palliative and Supportive Care Program from 2004-2015 (S744)Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  53:434-434. 2017
2017 Perioperative Palliative Care Considerations for Surgical Oncology NursesSeminars in Oncology Nursing.  33:9-22. 2017
2017 There were more decisions and more options than just yes or no: Evaluating a decision aid for advanced cancer patients and their family caregiversPalliative and Supportive Care.  15:44-56. 2017
2016 Association between palliative care and patient and caregiver outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysisJournal of the American Medical Association.  316:2104-2114. 2016
2016 Family Caregiver Depressive Symptom and Grief Outcomes From the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled TrialJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  52:378-385. 2016
2016 Supporting family caregivers of Turkish elders: A systematic reviewJournal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  18:256-267. 2016
2016 Associations between advanced cancer patients' survival and family caregiver presence and burdenPostgraduate Medicine.  5:853-862. 2016
2016 Update in Hospice and Palliative CareJournal of Palliative Medicine.  19:559-565. 2016
2016 Vulnerable Population Challenges in the Transformation of Cancer CareSeminars in Oncology Nursing.  32:144-153. 2016
2016 Coaching Family Caregivers to Become Better Problem Solvers When Caring for Persons with Advanced CancerJournal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care.  12:63-81. 2016
2016 A Blue Ocean Strategy for Palliative Care: Focus on Family CaregiversJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  51:e1-e3. 2016
2016 An integrated review of interventions to improve psychological outcomes in caregivers of patients with heart failurePsychology in the Schools.  10:24-31. 2016
2016 Complex Care Options for Patients With Advanced Heart Failure Approaching End of LifeHuman Molecular Genetics.  13:20-29. 2016
2016 Racial differences in processes of care at end of life in VA medical centers: Planned secondary analysis of data from the BEACON trialJournal of Palliative Medicine.  19:157-163. 2016
2015 Reply to R.A. Ferrer et al and B.W. CornJournal of Clinical Oncology.  33:4230-4231. 2015
2015 Improving the quality of palliative care through national and regional collaboration effortsJournal of education for social work.  22:396-402. 2015
2015 Systematic review of palliative care in the rural settingJournal of education for social work.  22:450-464. 2015
2015 Predictors of physical restraint use in hospitalized veterans at end of life: An analysis of data from the BEACON trialJournal of Palliative Medicine.  18:520-526. 2015
2015 Benefits of early versus delayed palliative care to informal family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: Outcomes from the ENABLE III randomized controlled trialJournal of Clinical Oncology.  33:1446-1452. 2015
2015 Early versus delayed initiation of concurrent palliative oncology care: Patient outcomes in the ENABLE III randomized controlled trialJournal of Clinical Oncology.  33:1438-1445. 2015
2015 A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Understanding of Men’s Healing From Childhood MaltreatmentJournal of Holistic Nursing.  33:46-57. 2015
2015 Conceptualizing surrogate decision making at end of life in the intensive care unit using cognitive task analysisNursing Outlook.  63:331-340. 2015
2015 Priorities for Evaluating Palliative Care Outcomes in Intensive Care UnitsAdvanced Materials and Technologies for Environmental Applications.  27:395-411. 2015
2015 What were they thinking?Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  17:249-256. 2015
2014 Translating and testing the ENABLE: CHF-PC concurrent palliative care model for older adults with heart failure and their family caregiversJournal of Palliative Medicine.  17:995-1004. 2014
2013 A synthesis of theoretical models to guide decision support interventions for surrogate decision-making at adult end-of-lifeEuropean journal for person centered healthcare.  1:274-274. 2013
2013 Palliative care consultations for heart failure patients: How many, when, and why?Journal of Cardiac Failure.  19:193-201. 2013
2012 Why Surrogates Don’t Make Decisions the Way We Think They Ought To: Insights from Moral PsychologyJournal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  14:99-106. 2012


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2019 Palliative Care in Heart Failure.  559-570. 2019
2019 Psychoeducational Interventions for Cancer Caregivers 2019
2019 Rural Palliative Care.  670-681. 2019
2019 Supporting Families in Palliative Care 2019
2015 Rural Palliative Care 2015

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, Boston College 2013
  • Master of Nursing in Adult Health Nurse / Nursing, Boston College 2010
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy, Teachers College/Columbia University 2006
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, Florida State University 2002
  • Full Name

  • James Dionne-Odom