Tools for Practice

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

Clinical practice guidelines
Hiccoughs - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Joint Position Statement: The palliative approach to care and the role of the nurse
The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) and the Canadian Hospice... read more...
Medication Reconciliation in Home Care (version 2)
This guideline has been written to help engage your inter-professional/ interdisciplinary teams in a dynamic approach for... read more...
Nausea and Vomiting - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Pain - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Palliative Care Guidelines - Part 2 (of 3): Pain and Symptom Management
This guideline found on BCguidelines. ca, “presents strategies for the assessment and management of cancer pain, and symptoms... read more...
Palliative Care Guidelines – Part 3 (of 3): Grief and Bereavement
This guideline found on BCguidelines. ca, “addresses the needs of adult patients with incurable cancer or advanced disease... read more...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care
The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications... read more...
Pruritus - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Respiratory Congestion - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...