Susan Hickman

  • 2018 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
19972020

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  • 2018 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 55 Article
  • 12 Review article
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2020

Assessment of Discordance Between Surrogate Care Goals and Medical Treatment Provided to Older Adults With Serious Illness

Comer, A. R., Hickman, S. E., Slaven, J. E., Monahan, P. O., Sachs, G. A., Wocial, L. D., Burke, E. S. & Torke, A. M., May 1 2020, In : JAMA Network Open. 3, 5, p. e205179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Factors Associated with Physician Moral Distress Caring for Hospitalized Elderly Patients Needing a Surrogate Decision-maker: a Prospective Study

Wocial, L. D., Slaven, J. E., Montz, K., Monahan, P. O., Hickman, S. E., Callahan, C. M., Helft, P. R., Sachs, G. A., Inger, L., Burke, E. S. & Torke, A. M., May 1 2020, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 35, 5, p. 1405-1412 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-Stay Nursing Facility Resident Transfers: Who Gets Admitted to the Hospital?

Unroe, K., Caterino, J. M., Stump, T. E., Tu, W., Carnahan, J. L., Vest, J., Sachs, G. A. & Hickman, S. E., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The Role of the Palliative Care Registered Nurse in the Nursing Facility Setting

Hickman, S. E., Parks, M., Unroe, K. T., Ott, M. & Ersek, M., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 22, 2, p. 152-158 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A Tool to Assess Patient and Surrogate Knowledge About the POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment)Program

Hickman, S. E., Torke, A. M., Sachs, G. A., Sudore, R. L., Myers, A. L., Tang, Q., Bakoyannis, G. & Hammes, B. J., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 57, 6, p. 1143-1150.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comfort Measures Orders and Hospital Transfers: Insights From the OPTIMISTIC Demonstration Project

Unroe, K. T., O'Kelly Phillips, E., Effler, S., Ersek, M. T. & Hickman, S. E., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 58, 4, p. 559-566 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Exploring provider-surrogate communication during POLST discussions for individuals with advanced dementia

Kim, H., Bradway, C., Hickman, S. E. & Ersek, M., Jun 3 2019, In : Aging and Mental Health. 23, 6, p. 781-791 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

POLST Facilitation in Complex Care Management: A Feasibility Study

Torke, A. M., Hickman, S. E., Hammes, B., Counsell, S. R., Inger, L., Slaven, J. E. & Butler, D., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 36, 1, p. 5-12 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Systematic Advance Care Planning and Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations of Nursing Facility Residents

Hickman, S. E., Unroe, K. T., Ersek, M., Stump, T. E., Tu, W., Ott, M. & Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 8, p. 1649-1655 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2018
5 Scopus citations

National standards and state variation in physician orders for life-sustaining treatment forms

Hickman, S. & Critser, R., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Palliative Medicine. 21, 7, p. 978-986 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Stakeholder Perspectives on the Optimizing Patient Transfers, Impacting Medical Quality, and Improving Symptoms: Transforming Institutional Care (OPTIMISTIC) Project

Ersek, M., Hickman, S. E., Thomas, A. C., Bernard, B. & Unroe, K. T., Nov 3 2018, In : Gerontologist. 58, 6, p. 1177-1187 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The Complexity of Determining Whether a Nursing Home Transfer Is Avoidable at Time of Transfer

Unroe, K. T., Carnahan, J. L., Hickman, S. E., Sachs, G. A., Hass, Z. & Arling, G., May 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 5, p. 895-901 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Use of the Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment Program in Indiana Nursing Homes

Hickman, S. E., Sudore, R. L., Sachs, G. A., Torke, A. M., Myers, A. L., Tang, Q., Bakoyannis, G. & Hammes, B. J., Jun 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 66, 6, p. 1096-1100 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Well-being of child and family participants in phase 1 pediatric oncology clinical trials

Crane, S., Haase, J. & Hickman, S., Sep 1 2018, In : Oncology Nursing Forum. 45, 5, p. E67-E97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

The Quality of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions: A Pilot Study

Hickman, S. E., Hammes, B. J., Torke, A. M., Sudore, R. L. & Sachs, G. A., Feb 2017, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 20, 2, p. 155-162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2016

An Interim Analysis of an Advance Care Planning Intervention in the Nursing Home Setting

Hickman, S. E., Unroe, K. T., Ersek, M. T., Buente, B., Nazir, A. & Sachs, G. A., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 11, p. 2385-2392 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Care Consistency With Documented Care Preferences: Methodologic Considerations for Implementing the “Measuring What Matters” Quality Indicator

AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group, Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 52, 4, p. 453-458 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Compassion fatigue among nurses working with older adults

Kolthoff, K. L. & Hickman, S., May 12 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Geriatric Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Effect of Hospice Use on Costs of Care for Long-Stay Nursing Home Decedents

Unroe, K. T., Sachs, G. A., Dennis, M. E., Hickman, S. E., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 4, p. 723-730 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

End-of-life decision making and communication of bereaved family members of African Americans with serious illness

Smith-Howell, E. R., Hickman, S. E., Meghani, S. H., Perkins, S. M. & Rawl, S. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 19, 2, p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The family navigator: A pilot intervention to support intensive care unit family surrogates

Torke, A. M., Wocial, L. D., Johns, S. A., Sachs, G. A., Callahan, C. M., Bosslet, G. T., Slaven, J. E., Perkins, S. M., Hickman, S. E., Montz, K. & Burke, E. S., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 25, 6, p. 498-507 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2015

Hospice Use Among Nursing Home and Non-Nursing Home Patients

Unroe, K. T., Sachs, G. A., Dennis, M. E., Hickman, S. E., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 30, 2, p. 193-198 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment for nursing home residents with dementia

Kim, H., Ersek, M., Bradway, C. & Hickman, S. E., Nov 2015, In : Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 27, 11, p. 606-614 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
42 Scopus citations
2014

Use of the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment program for patients being discharged from the hospital to the nursing facility

Hickman, S. E., Nelson, C. A., Smith-Howell, E. & Hammes, B. J., 2014, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 17, 1, p. 43-49 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2013

Hospice Use Among Nursing Home Patients

Unroe, K. T., Sachs, G. A., Hickman, S. E., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Apr 2013, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 14, 4, p. 254-259 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Investigators' successful strategies for working with institutional review boards

Cartwright, J. C., Hickman, S. E., Nelson, C. A. & Knafl, K. A., Oct 2013, In : Research in Nursing and Health. 36, 5, p. 478-486 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Team-based learning and ethics education in nursing

Hickman, S. E. & Wocial, L. D., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Nursing Education. 52, 12, p. 696-700 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2012

Compassion and vigilance: Investigators' strategies to manage ethical concerns in palliative and end-of-life research

Hickman, S. E., Cartwright, J. C., Nelson, C. A. & Knafl, K., Aug 1 2012, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 15, 8, p. 880-889 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Documentation of advance directives among home health and hospice patients: United States, 2007

Resnick, H. E., Hickman, S. & Foster, G. L., Feb 1 2012, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 29, 1, p. 26-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2011

Advance directives in home health and hospice agencies: United states, 2007

Resnick, H. E., Hickman, S. E. & Foster, G. L., Nov 1 2011, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 28, 7, p. 467-474 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The patient-doctor relationship and online social networks: Results of a national survey

Bosslet, G. T., Torke, A. M., Hickman, S. E., Terry, C. L. & Helft, P. R., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 26, 10, p. 1168-1174 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

173 Scopus citations
2010

A comparison of methods to communicate treatment preferences in nursing facilities: Traditional practices versus the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment program

Hickman, S. E., Nelson, C. A., Perrin, N. A., Moss, A. H., Hammes, B. J. & Tolle, S. W., Jul 1 2010, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 58, 7, p. 1241-1248 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

126 Scopus citations

Impact of ambient bright light on agitation in dementia

Barrick, A. L., Sloane, P. D., Williams, C. S., Mitchell, C. M., Connell, B. R., Wood, W., Hickman, S. E., Preisser, J. S. & Zimmerman, S., Oct 1 2010, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 25, 10, p. 1013-1021 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2009

Nursing home participation in end-of-life programs: United States, 2004

Resnick, H. E., Foster, G. L. & Hickman, S. E., Oct 1 2009, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 26, 5, p. 354-360 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Use of the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment (POLST) paradigm program in the hospice setting

Hickman, S. E., Nelson, C. A., Moss, A. H., Hammes, B. J., Terwilliger, A., Jackson, A. & Tolle, S. W., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 12, 2, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Scopus citations
2008

The POLST (physician orders for life-sustaining treatment) paradigm to improve end-of-life care: Potential state legal barriers to implementation

Hickman, S. E., Sabatino, C. P., Moss, A. H. & Nester, J. W., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 36, 1, p. 119-140 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2007

Conducting research in community-based care facilities: Ethical and regulatory implications

Cartwright, J. C. & Hickman, S. E., Oct 2007, In : Journal of gerontological nursing. 33, 10, p. 5-11 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

High-intensity environmental light in dementia: Effect on sleep and activity

Sloane, P. D., Williams, C. S., Mitchell, C. M., Preisser, J. S., Wood, W., Barrick, A. L., Hickman, S. E., Gill, K. S., Connell, B. R., Edinger, J. & Zimmerman, S., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 55, 10, p. 1524-1533 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Scopus citations

The effect of ambient bright light therapy on depressive symptoms in persons with dementia

Hickman, S. E., Barrick, A. L., Williams, C. S., Zimmerman, S., Connell, B. R., Preisser, J. S., Madeline Mitchell, C. & Sloane, P. D., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 55, 11, p. 1817-1824 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2006

Symptom Experiences of Residents Dying in Assisted Living

Cartwright, J. C., Hickman, S., Perrin, N. & Tilden, V., May 2006, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 7, 4, p. 219-223 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2004
6 Scopus citations

Trends in Opioid Use over Time: 1997 to 1999

Tolle, S. W., Hickman, S. E., Tilden, V. P., Bubalo, J. S. & Fromme, E. K., Feb 2004, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 7, 1, p. 39-45 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2002

Measurement of quality of care and quality of life at the end of life

Tilden, V. P., Tolle, S., Drach, L. & Hickman, S., Oct 2002, In : Gerontologist. 42, p. 71-80 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
28 Scopus citations

Sampling challenges in end-of-life research: Case-finding for family informants

Tilden, V. P., Drach, L. L., Tolle, S. W., Rosenfeld, A. G. & Hickman, S. E., Jan 2002, In : Nursing Research. 51, 1, p. 66-69 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2001

Family reports of dying patients' distress: The adaptation of a research tool to assess global symptom distress in the last week of life

Hickman, S. E., Tilden, V. P. & Tolle, S. W., Jun 30 2001, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 22, 1, p. 565-574 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations