Tools for Practice

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

Communication
Completing the Circle
This website created by First Nations University, Saskatchewan, provides information and resources on culturally sensitive... read more...
Completing the Circle Presentation
Powerpoint by Dr Carrie Bourassa, Professor, First Nations University, is intended to accompany the video 'Completing the... read more...
Conversations in Palliative Care, 2nd ed.
This text, presented in a question and answer format, is a comprehensive resource built upon a foundation of the basics of... read more...
Conversations on Dying: A Palliative Care Pioneer Faces His Own Death
Dr. Larry Librach was a well known  leader in the field of Palliative Care, including being the Director of the Tammy Latner... read more...
Counselling with Caregivers: A Guide for Professionals
This book sensitizes healthcare practitioners to the challenges faced by caregivers, and provides practical advice reassessing... read more...
Death and Dying: Life and Living, 6th ed.
This book helps you learn to cope with encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and... read more...
Decision-making for the End of Life
The purpose of this policy is to assist physicians in providing medically and ethically appropriate care to patients at the... read more...
Difficult Conversations in Medicine
In all branches of medicine, effective communication between health care professionals and patients, families and carers... read more...
Difficult Conversations: Making it easier to talk about end-of-life issues with young adults with life-limiting conditions
This guide was developed in response to a gap in health professional's skills in having difficult conversations with the... read more...
Dignity and the essence of medicine: the A, B, C, and D of dignity conserving care
Kindness, humanity, and respect - the core values of medical professionalism - are too often being overlooked in the time... read more...