Tools for Practice

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

Clinical practice guidelines
2011 CTS Guideline: Managing dyspnea in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
This clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for the management of COPD including symptom management at end... read more...
ALS Society of Canada
The ALS Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to fund ALS research and with the Provincial... read more...
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
This article is part of a series of symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care... read more...
BC Provincial Renal Agency: Conservative Care Pathway
Care provided in the Kidney Care Clinics (KCC) can be thought of in 5 phases. Phases 1a and 1b are similar for all patients... read more...
Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care 2015
This document is the result of an extensive review of national and international evidence-based stroke best practice recommendations... read more...
Canadian Cardiovascular Society consensus conference recommendations on heart failure 2006: Diagnosis and management.
This clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for the management of CHF including symptom management at end of... read more...
Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
The Canadian Guideline is presented in two separate documents: Part A (Executive Summary and Background) and Part B (Recommendations... read more...
Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Site
This website was developed as part of an ongoing initiative by the Canadian Respiratory Guidelines Committee (CRGC) of the... read more...
Care of dying adults in the last days of life
This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. read more...
Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression
This best practice guideline focuses on assisting all nurses (RNs and RPNs) who provide care to clients with delirium, dementia... read more...
Anorexia - 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...
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...
Clinical Practice Guideline: Person-and Family-Centred Care
This guideline provides best practice recommendations for direct care providers, staff and student educators. It also provides... read more...
Constipation - 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...
Cough - 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...
Dehydration - 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...
Delirium - 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...
Dysphagia - 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...
Dyspnea - 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...
Fatigue - 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...