Tools for Practice

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

Communication
Aboriginal (Canada) Palliative Care - Communication within the Family
Video, produced by the Pallium Project and available free-of-charge online, is intended to promote reflection and discussion... read more...
Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Discussion Toolkit
This advance care planning toolkit, developed out of Alberta Canada, aims to support patients and health care providers to... read more...
African American Outreach Guide
Free online outreach guides for health care providers to enhance access and palliative care in these diverse communities. read more...
Am I Safe: Supporting conversations about patient safety in the home
Providing safe health care in an unpredictable home setting poses unique challenges.   This document discusses considerations... read more...
Being Mortal
Gawande presents a detailed, but highly readable history of how the meaning of death has changed over the past fifty or sixty... read more...
Being Present : A Nurse's Resource for End-of-Life Communication
This E-book, based on nursing research, offer strategies to help nurses talk with patients and families about their needs,... read more...
Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
Using a Buddhist approach to death, the author affirms that we can open and contact our inner strength, and that we can help... read more...
Bereavement Volunteer Handbook
This handbook was developed by the staff and volunteers working with Palliative Manitoba to guide volunteers working in bereavement... read more...
The Best Care Possible - A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the United States iluminates one of the most important and... read more...
The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying
An exquisite memoir about how to live—and love—every day with “death in the room,” from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young... read more...