Tools for Practice

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

Communication
IPAL-ICU Project
In a major national effort to integrate and improve palliative care in the ICU, the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)... read more...
Just Ask (Pocket card): Talking to Patients and Families About Advanced Care Planning
This pocket card is a companion to the framework, "Just Ask: a conversation guide for goals of care discussions". It is a... read more...
Just Ask: a conversation guide for goals of care discussions
This guide provides a framework to assist healthcare providers in engaging patients and/or their substitute decision makers... read more...
Knowing What To Say
Knowing What To Say --- "Speaking With Patients About Spirituality & Exploring Verbal Responses to Spiritual Pain" is an... read more...
Latino Outreach Guide
Free online outreach guides for health care providers to enhance access and palliative care in these diverse communities. read more...
LGBT End-of-Life Conversations
A website dedicated to fostering effective communication, create community and facilitate care for lesbian, gay, bisexual... read more...
Life and Death Matters (Education Resources)
Free online educational resources - podcasts, powerpoint presentations, an instructors's manual, and many more resources... read more...
LivingMyCulture.ca
LivingMyCulture. ca shares the lived experience of sixty-four people from eleven cultures. Stories about traditions, rituals... read more...
Maintaining the Connection: Communication Tips in Alzheimer’s Disease
Animated video that reviews communication tips on how to communicate with loved ones who have Alzheimer’s disease and dementia read more...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone
This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical... read more...