Acquaviva, K. (2017). LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice & Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice. Published by Harrington Park Press and distributed by Columbia University Press. 




Johnson, J., Dawson, E., & Acquaviva, K.  (2008). Chapter 17: The quality improvement landscape. In E. Ransom, J. Maulik, D. Nash, & S. Ransom (Eds.) The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy, & Tools., 2nd edition. Chicago, Illinois: Health Administration.


Acquaviva, K. (2009). Re-Defining Health Care Disparities for LGBT Older Adults (and for All Seniors). In Diversity and Aging in the 21st Century, Edited by Percil Stanford, PhD. AARP Press.


Acquaviva, K. and Johnson, J. (2014). Chapter 18: The quality improvement landscape. In Joshi, M, Ransom, J. Maulik, D. Nash, & Ransom (Eds.) The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy, & Tools, 3rd edition. Chicago, Illinois: Health Administration.

Awarded first place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Award in the Palliative Care and Hospice Category.



Salmon, J.R., Kwak, J., Acquaviva, K.D., Brandt, K., and Egan, K. (2005). Transformative aspects of caregiving at life's end. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 29(2):121-129. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2004.12.008   

Salmon, J.R., Kwak, J., Acquaviva, K.D., Brandt, K., and Egan, K. (2005). Validation of the Caregiving at Life's End questionnaire.  American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine 22(3): 188-194. DOI: 10.1177/104990910502200307

Acquaviva, K. (2007). Working with LGBT Clients: Strategies for Geriatric Care Managers. Geriatric Care Management Journal. Summer: 5-8.

Salmon, J.R., Kwak, J., Acquaviva, K.D., Brandt, K., Egan, K. (2007). Benefits of Training Family Caregivers on End-of-Life Closure. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 33(4): 434-445.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2006.11.006

Cohen, S., Sharma, T., Acquaviva, K., Peterson, R., Patel, S., and Kimmel, P. (2007). Social Support and Chronic Kidney Disease: An Update. Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease. 14(4): 335-44. DOI: 10.1053/j.ackd.2007.04.007


Cohen, S., Norris, L., Acquaviva, K., Peterson, R., and Kimmel, P. (2007). Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Depression in Patients with ESRD. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2(6): 1332-1342.  DOI: 10.2215/CJN.03951106


de Vries, B., Mason, A.M., Quam, J., and Acquaviva, K. (2009). State recognition of same-sex relationships and preparation for end of life among lesbian and gay boomers. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 6(1): 90-101. DOI: 10.1525/srsp.2009.6.1.90

May, L., Acquaviva, K., Dorfman, A., and Posey, L. (2009). Medical Student Perceptions of Self-Paced, Web-Based Electives: A Descriptive Study. American Journal of Distance Education, 23(4): 212-223. DOI: 10.1080/08923640903332120

Acquaviva, K., and Mintz, M.  (2010). Are we teaching racial profiling?: The dangers of subjective determinations of race and ethnicity in case presentations. Academic Medicine, 85 (4): 702-705. DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181d296c7

Acquaviva, K., Posey, L., Dawson, E., and Johnson, J. (2012). Using Algorithmic Practice Maps to Teach Emergency Preparedness Skills to Nurses. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 43 (1): 19-26. DOI: 10.3928/00220124-20111228-05


Acquaviva, K., Haskell, H., and Johnson, J. (2013). Human Cognition and the Dynamics of Failure to Rescue: The Lewis Blackman Case. Journal of Professional Nursing. 29 (2): 95-101. DOI: 10.1016/j.profnurs.2012.12.009

Falk, N., Phillips, K., Hymer, R., Acquaviva, K., and Schumann, M.J. (2014). Utilizing a Student-Faculty Collaborative Learning Model to Teach Grant Development in Graduate Nursing Education. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 45(5): 212-218. DOI: 10.3928/00220124-20140421-01


Acquaviva, K. and Krinsky, L. (2015).  Bridging Politics, Policy, and Practice: Transforming Healthcare in Massachusetts Through The Creation of a Statewide Commission on LGBT Aging. Geriatric Nursing, 36 (6), p. 482 - 483. DOI: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2015.10.006

Acquaviva, K. (2017).  LGBTQ-Inclusion: A Call to Action for Nurses. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 23(5), p.108. DOI:

Rosa, W. E., Shook, A., & Acquaviva, K. D. (2020). LGBTQ+ Inclusive Palliative Care in the Context of COVID-19: Pragmatic Recommendations for Clinicians. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Aug; 60(2): e44–e47. Published online 2020 May 11. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.04.155      

Named both a Finalist and an "Honorable Mention 2017 INDIES Winner"

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