Carma L Bylund

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A practitioner's guide to interpersonal communication theory: an overview and exploration of selected theories
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:261-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sources of uncertainty about daughters' breast cancer risk that emerge during genetic counseling consultations
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:292-304. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Validating a multiple mini-interview question bank assessing entry-level reasoning skills in candidates for graduate-entry medicine and dentistry programmes
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 43:350-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The implementation and assessment of a comprehensive communication skills training curriculum for oncologists
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY 10022, USA
    Psychooncology 19:583-93. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Assessing facilitator competence in a comprehensive communication skills training programme
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Med Educ 43:342-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cancer patients' decisions about discussing Internet information with their doctors
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY 10022, USA
    Psychooncology 18:1139-46. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Using the Extended Health Belief Model to understand siblings' perceptions of risk for hereditary hemochromatosis
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:36-41. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Developing and implementing an advanced communication training program in oncology at a comprehensive cancer center
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:604-11. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Training faculty to facilitate communication skills training: development and evaluation of a workshop
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 641 Lexington Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:430-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a pilot communication skills training intervention for minority cancer patients
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:347-58. 2011

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc A practitioner's guide to interpersonal communication theory: an overview and exploration of selected theories
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:261-7. 2012
    ..To provide a brief overview of selected interpersonal theories and models, and to present examples of their use in healthcare communication research...
  2. doi request reprint Sources of uncertainty about daughters' breast cancer risk that emerge during genetic counseling consultations
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Genet Couns 21:292-304. 2012
    ..To assist genetic practitioners, we highlight daughter-related concerns that mothers are uncertain about and which are vital to their genetic counseling needs...
  3. doi request reprint Validating a multiple mini-interview question bank assessing entry-level reasoning skills in candidates for graduate-entry medicine and dentistry programmes
    Chris Roberts
    Office of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Med Educ 43:350-9. 2009
    ..Candidates to medical and dental schools come from diverse backgrounds and it is important for the validity and fairness of the MMI that these background factors do not impact on their scores...
  4. doi request reprint The implementation and assessment of a comprehensive communication skills training curriculum for oncologists
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY 10022, USA
    Psychooncology 19:583-93. 2010
    ..The objective of this paper is to report the implementation and assessment of the Comskil Training Curriculum at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center...
  5. doi request reprint Assessing facilitator competence in a comprehensive communication skills training programme
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Med Educ 43:342-9. 2009
    ..However, there is little published evidence about processes of assessing facilitator competence in CST. This paper reports on the development and application of procedures to assess facilitator competence in a large-scale CST programme...
  6. doi request reprint Cancer patients' decisions about discussing Internet information with their doctors
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY 10022, USA
    Psychooncology 18:1139-46. 2009
    ..To explore cancer patients' and caregivers' decisions regarding whether to discuss cancer-related information they found on the Internet with their doctors...
  7. doi request reprint Using the Extended Health Belief Model to understand siblings' perceptions of risk for hereditary hemochromatosis
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:36-41. 2011
    ..We used the Extended Health Belief Model (EHBM) to frame our analysis of siblings' perceptions of risk for HH and decision of whether to obtain diagnostic testing...
  8. doi request reprint Developing and implementing an advanced communication training program in oncology at a comprehensive cancer center
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:604-11. 2011
    ..Our initial work in this area demonstrates the implementation of such a program at a major cancer center to be feasible, to be acceptable, and to have a significant impact on participants' self-efficacy...
  9. doi request reprint Training faculty to facilitate communication skills training: development and evaluation of a workshop
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 641 Lexington Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:430-6. 2008
    ..To develop a workshop for training faculty to facilitate small group role play sessions for a communication skills training program and assess the impact of that workshop on the trainees' self-efficacy about facilitation skills...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a pilot communication skills training intervention for minority cancer patients
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:347-58. 2011
    ..01). All participants agreed or strongly agreed that they would use the communication skills; 93% agreed or strongly agreed that the skills would improve their health care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exploration of the construct of reliance among patients who talk with their providers about internet information
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Health Commun 12:17-28. 2007
    ..Age, comfort level, and frequency of talking about Internet health information were not related to reliance level...
  12. ncbi request reprint Provider-patient dialogue about Internet health information: an exploration of strategies to improve the provider-patient relationship
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY 10022, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:346-52. 2007
    ..This study examined patients' experiences talking to their providers about internet health information...
  13. doi request reprint Identifying and responding to depression in adult cancer patients: evaluating the efficacy of a pilot communication skills training program for oncology nurses
    Richard F Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 641 Lexington Ave, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:E1-7. 2009
    ..This short training program demonstrated success in improving nurse communication skills and confidence in dealing with patient depression. A larger trial of the training is planned...
  14. doi request reprint Conducting family meetings in palliative care: themes, techniques, and preliminary evaluation of a communication skills module
    Jennifer A Gueguen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Palliat Support Care 7:171-9. 2009
    ..To develop a communication skills training module for health care professionals about how to conduct a family meeting in palliative care and to evaluate the module in terms of participant self-efficacy and satisfaction...
  15. pmc Toward a greater understanding of breast cancer patients' decisions to discuss cancer-related internet information with their doctors: an exploratory study
    Thomas A D'Agostino
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 89:109-15. 2012
    ..To investigate differences between breast cancer patients who do and do not discuss cancer-related internet information (CRII) with their doctors...
  16. doi request reprint Doctor-patient communication about cancer-related internet information
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 28:127-42. 2010
    ..In an effort to maximize patient-centered communication, doctors should be encouraged to take their patients and the information they present seriously, as well as show their patients that they are interested and involved...
  17. doi request reprint Discussing prognosis in an oncology setting: initial evaluation of a communication skills training module
    Richard Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 19:408-14. 2010
    ..We developed and tested a CST module about discussing prognosis. Training consisted of didactic teaching, exemplary video and role-play sessions. The study aim was to develop the module and evaluate the effectiveness of the training...
  18. pmc Communication skills training for oncology professionals
    David W Kissane
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:1242-7. 2012
    ..To provide a state-of-the-art review of communication skills training (CST) that will guide the establishment of a universal curriculum for fellows of all cancer specialties undertaking training as oncology professionals today...
  19. doi request reprint Development and preliminary evaluation of a training workshop for the collection of patient-reported outcome (PRO) interview data by research support staff
    Thomas M Atkinson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Cancer Educ 28:33-7. 2013
    ..Training research support staff in the effective collection of PROs via patient interviews can improve the confidence of these individuals in interacting with patients, which can ultimately lead to increased accuracy of data collection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Communication skills training: describing a new conceptual model
    Richard F Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Acad Med 83:37-44. 2008
    ..The authors also describe how assessment practices foster concordance between skills taught and those assessed through careful coding of trainees' communication encounters and direct feedback...
  21. ncbi request reprint Examining empathy in medical encounters: an observational study using the empathic communication coding system
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Commun 18:123-40. 2005
    ..Further research should examine patient preferences and outcomes associated with varying levels of empathic responses...
  22. doi request reprint The Nonverbal Accommodation Analysis System (NAAS): initial application and evaluation
    Thomas A D'Agostino
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:33-9. 2011
    ..Grounded in Communication Accommodation Theory, this coding system provides a method for analyzing physician and patient nonverbal accommodation behaviors within medical consultations...
  23. pmc Exposure to and intention to discuss cancer-related internet information among patients with breast cancer
    Carma L Bylund
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    J Oncol Pract 8:40-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency with which patients with breast cancer come to physician appointments having recently read and intending to discuss cancer-related information from the Internet...
  24. doi request reprint What indicates competency in systems based practice? An analysis of perspective consistency among healthcare team members
    Mark J Graham
    Center for Education Research and Evaluation, New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:187-203. 2009
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  25. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of parents' perceptions of their college student children's health and health risk behaviors
    Carma L Bylund
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, USA
    J Am Coll Health 54:31-7. 2005
    ..Such misperceptions may inhibit parent-student conversations about health and risky health behavior, ultimately putting the student at greater health risk...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mothers' involvement in decision making during the birthing process: a quantitative analysis of women's online birth stories
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Communication Studies, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, USA
    Health Commun 18:23-39. 2005
    ..Women's involvement in decision making correlated positively with the use of positive emotion words and negatively with the use of negative emotion words in the online birth stories...
  27. ncbi request reprint Health communication instruction: toward identifying common learning goals, course content, and pedagogical strategies to guide curricular development
    Jim L Query
    School of Communication, University of Houston, TX 77204, USA
    Health Commun 21:133-41. 2007
    ..Key limitations are highlighted and some recent systematic curricular programs are then presented...
  28. doi request reprint Nurse and patient communication profiles in a home-based telehealth intervention for heart failure management
    Bonnie J Wakefield
    Research Service, Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, 800 Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 71:285-92. 2008
    ..This study compared differences in nurse and patient communication profiles between two telehealth modes: telephone and videophone, and evaluated longitudinal changes in communication, nurse perceptions, and patient satisfaction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Empathic communication and gender in the physician-patient encounter
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Communication Studies 121 BCSB, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 48:207-16. 2002
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