Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Examining Adherence and Dose Effect of an Early Palliative Care Intervention for Advanced Heart Failure PatientsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  62:471-481. 2021
2021 Applying the Multiphase Optimization Strategy for the Development of Optimized Interventions in Palliative CareJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  62:174-182. 2021
2021 Comparison of Two Methods for Implementing Comfort Care Order Sets in the Inpatient Setting: a Cluster Randomized TrialJournal of General Internal Medicine.  36:1928-1936. 2021
2021 Reconceptualizing how to support surrogates making medical decisions for critically ill patients 2021
2021 Implementing a Clinic-Based Telehealth Support Service (FamilyStrong) for Family Caregivers of Individuals with Grade IV Brain TumorsJournal of Palliative Medicine.  24:347-353. 2021
2021 The Living Donor Navigator Program Provides Support Tools for Caregivers 2021
2021 Can you hear me now?: Improving palliative care access through telehealthResearch in Nursing and Health.  44:226-237. 2021
2021 Family Caregiver Support of Patient Self-Management During Chronic, Life-Limiting Illness: A Qualitative MetasynthesisJournal of Family Nursing.  27:55-72. 2021
2021 Telehealth in Palliative Care: Communication Strategies From the COVID-19 PandemicClinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.  25:17-22. 2021
2021 An Early Palliative Care Telehealth Coaching Intervention to Enhance Advanced Cancer Family Caregivers’ Decision Support Skills: The CASCADE Pilot Factorial TrialJournal of Pain and Symptom Management2021
2021 Completion of Patient-Reported Outcome Questionnaires Among Older Adults with Advanced CancerJournal of Pain and Symptom Management2021
2021 Parentification Among Young Carers: A Concept Analysis 2021
2020 Palliative Care Knowledge and Characteristics in Caregivers of Chronically Ill ChildrenJournal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  22:456-464. 2020
2020 Effect of instrumental support on distress among family caregivers: Findings from a nationally representative studyPalliative and Supportive Care.  18:519-527. 2020
2020 Effect of an Early Palliative Care Telehealth Intervention vs Usual Care on Patients with Heart Failure: The ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Internal Medicine.  180:1203-1213. 2020
2020 Recommendations to leverage the palliative nursing role during covid-19 and future public health crisesJournal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.  22:260-269. 2020
2020 Bereaved parents' views on end-of-life care for children with cancer: Quality marker implicationsCancer.  126:3352-3359. 2020
2020 The Family Caregiving Crisis Meets an Actual PandemicJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  60:e66-e69. 2020
2020 Family Caregiving for Individuals with Heart Failure: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart AssociationCirculation.  141:e864-e878. 2020
2020 A Qualitative Study of Pulmonary and Palliative Care Clinician Perspectives on Early Palliative Care in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseJournal of Palliative Medicine.  23:513-526. 2020
2020 Effects of a Telehealth Early Palliative Care Intervention for Family Caregivers of Persons With Advanced Heart Failure: The ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Network Open.  3:e202583. 2020
2020 Forging a new frontier: Providing palliative care to people with cancer in rural and remote areasJournal of Clinical Oncology.  38:963-973. 2020
2020 Comparing Specialty and Primary Palliative Care Interventions: Analysis of a Systematic ReviewJournal of Palliative Medicine.  23:389-396. 2020
2020 Update in Hospice and Palliative CareJournal of Palliative Medicine.  23:165-170. 2020
2020 African American Recruitment in Early Heart Failure Palliative Care Trials: Outcomes and Comparison With the ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized TrialJournal of Palliative Care2020
2019 Supporting Family Caregivers of Adult and Pediatric Persons with LeukemiaSeminars in Oncology Nursing.  35. 2019
2019 The project ENABLE Cornerstone randomized pilot trial: Protocol for lay navigator-led early palliative care for African-American and rural advanced cancer family caregiversContemporary Clinical Trials Communications.  16. 2019
2019 What do family caregivers know about palliative care? Results from a national surveyPalliative and Supportive Care.  17:643-649. 2019
2019 Strategies and Resources for Increasing the PhD Pipeline and Producing Independent Nurse ScientistsJournal of Nursing Scholarship.  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 severityAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  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
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 study 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 cancer 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 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 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 cancer 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 Translating a US early palliative care model for Turkey and SingaporeAsia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing.  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?Cancer.  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 trialBMC Palliative Care.  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-analysis 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 burdenCancer 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 failureCurrent Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care.  10:24-31. 2016
2016 Complex Care Options for Patients With Advanced Heart Failure Approaching End of LifeCurrent Heart Failure Reports.  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 effortsCancer Control : Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center.  22:396-402. 2015
2015 Systematic review of palliative care in the rural settingCancer Control : Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center.  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 UnitsCritical Care Nursing Clinics of North America.  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 Palliative care consultations for heart failure patients: How many, when, and why?Journal of Cardiac Failure.  19:193-201. 2013
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
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 Psychoeducational Interventions for Cancer Caregivers 2019
2019 Palliative Care in Heart Failure.  559-570. 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