Tools for Practice

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

Clinical practice guidelines
Canadian Coalition of Seniors' Mental Health
Website with resources for individuals, families and health care providers related to senior's mental health issues including... read more...
Cancer-related Pain Management: A Report of Evidence-Based Recommendations to Guide Practice
A clinical practice guideline that provides recommendations for the assessment and management of cancer pain. 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...
Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols
The Champlain Palliative and End‐of‐Life Network provided the mandate to develop the clinical guidelines on Palliative Sedation... read more...
Client CarePlan - Lower Extremity Lymphedema Management by Subcutaneous Drainage
Care has been taken to be thorough in the information presented in this toolkit, however, the information is to be used as... read more...
Clinical Practice Guideline- Principles of Opioid Management
Fraser Health Region has developed and updated this clinical guideline which provides support of practice in the use of fentanyl... 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...
Constipation Assessment & Management Algorithm (WRHA)
Based on the Canadian Consensus Document, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Palliative Care Program has developed... read more...
Constipation Guideline_St Richard's Hospice_UK_2008
Clinical practice guideline developed by Dr Jane Grundy and Dr Emma Husbands, at St Richard's Hospice in 2008 and reviewed... read more...
Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion (CSCI) Protocol
This protocol supports the practice of administering one or more medications via Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion (CSCI)... read more...
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...