Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

Advanced care planning / Decision making
Comfort, Hopes and Wishes: Making Difficult Health Care Decisions
This booklet is meant to guide decision-making by providing clear information about medical treatments and ethical issues... read more...
Cross-Cultural Considerations in Promoting Advance Care Planning in Canada
This report was prepared for the Palliative and End-of-Life Care Unit, Chronic and Continuing Care Division, Secretariat... read more...
CSPCP position on Supreme Court of Canada ruling
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians statement following the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on February 2015 lifting... read more...
Decision Making Near the End of Life: Issues, Developments and Future Directions
This book is written by health care practitioners and provides a comprehensive overview of decision making in end-of-life... read more...
Decision-making for the End of Life
The purpose of this policy is to assist physicians in providing medically and ethically appropriate care to patients at the... read more...
Doorway Thoughts: Cross-Cultural Health Care for Older Adults
This book addresses the role of ethnicity in health decision-making in America. This book focuses on how clinicians caring... read more...
End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC)
The ELDAC project aims to improve the care of older Australians. Health professionals and aged care workers can access information,... read more...
End of Life: Powerpoint Learning Module
This 70 minute, voiced-over powerpoint presentation reviews the core elements of quality palliative care and gets to the... read more...
End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making A Bioethical Perspective
A pragmatic philosophical framework based on a radically empirical attitude toward life and death.   D. Micah Hester takes... read more...
End-of-life care: How you can help stressed surrogates
Family members who make life-or-death decisions for loved ones are at high risk for anxiety and depression. This article... read more...