Tools for Practice

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

Communication
Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice
This text presents an explanation of research-based theories and clinical wisdom across a variety of topics in the field... read more...
Guidelines for Spiritual Care Practitioners and Psycho-Spiritual Therapists in Responding to Inquiries Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)
This document will help the reader (1) understand the position of Canadian Association for Spirirtual Care (CASC) on how... read more...
Guiding Principles for Physicians Recommending Mobile Health Applications to Patients
This guideline is designed to provide basic information for physicians about how to assess a mobile health application for... read more...
Health and the Human Spirit: Shaping the Direction of Spiritual Health Care in Manitoba
This strategic plan is in response to the growing awareness that spirituality, or the way a person searches for and finds... read more...
Hospice Palliative Care and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) in Canada: How will they co-exist?
With all of the media coverage and polarized opinions surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), patients need to know... read more...
How to Break Bad News: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
Short, easy-to-read book with examples and practical suggestions; intended for clinicians of every specialty and skill level. read more...
How to Have an End-Of-Life Conversation
In this 3 minute video clip, Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon and author, discusses how to have an end-of-life conversation.  He... read more...
I Don’t Want Jenny To Think I’m Abandoning Her: Views On Overtreatment
A palliative care physician helps a cancer patient cope with her coming death, while her oncologist struggles to give up... read more...
I Don't Know What to Say, 2nd ed.
The author discusses the challenges he experienced when caring for a terminally ill family member. Very practical suggestions... read more...
In Our Own Voices: Aboriginal Perspectives in Hospice Palliative Care
Video, produced by Pallium Project available free-of-charge online,  intended to promote reflection and discussion around... read more...