Tools for Practice

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

Clinical practice guidelines
Nutrition & Cachexia
One of many symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care Program. read more...
One Chance to Get it Right
The Liverpool Care Pathway developed in the 1990’s was a generic model intended to replicate palliative care across settings. read more...
Oral Health: Nursing Assessment and Intervention (Nursing Best Practice Guideline)
The target users of this Nursing Best Practice Guideline are nurses working with adult populations in various practice settings. read more...
NewPain - 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 & Symptom Management Guideline
BC Cancer Agency has produced a guideline that addresses the assessment and management of pain and other common symptoms... read more...
Palliative Care and HIV
This website discusses palliative care in the context of HIV and provides clinical guidance for managing palliative care... 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 Incident Pain and Incident Dyspnea Protocol
The purpose, steps and application of the incident pain and dyspnea protocol are described in this protocol developed by... read more...
The Pallium Palliative Pocketbook: A Peer-reviewed Referenced Source (2nd Ed.)
This practical, peer-reviewed, fully-referenced resource is intended to support safe, ethical, effective and accountable... read more...
A Pan-Canadian Practice Guideline: Prevention, Screening, Assessment and Treatment of Sleep Disturbances in Adults with Cancer
This guideline was developed through a collaborative partnership between the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the... read more...
NewSedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool
This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is... read more...
NewSedation for Palliative Purposes Guideline – PowerPoint Presentation
This is the PowerPoint presentation that outlines details of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority guideline on Sedation... read more...
NewSevere Bleeding - 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...
NewTwitching / Myoclonus / Seizures - 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...