Tools for Practice

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

Communication
Oncotalk
Website designed to assist medical professionals with the difficult conversations around dying and end of life care. It contains... read more...
Optimising the role and value of the interdisciplinary team: Providing person-centred end of life care
Effective interdisciplinary teamwork, with its emphasis on person-centred communication, is increasingly seen as a way of... read more...
Orienting Ourselves to Hospice Palliative Care Work
This short video scenario is intended as a reflective tool to help health care providers be centred and culturally-sensitive... read more...
Ottawa Family Decision Guide
A guide to assist families facing tough health and social decisions. read more...
Ottawa Personal Decision Guide
Designed to help those facing any health-related and/or social decisions. It can help people assess their decision making... read more...
The Palliation of Stroke
Addresses symptom management, prognostication, and communication with family. read more...
Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook (2nd Ed.)
This textbook provides guidance to professionals involved in pediatric end-of-life care. It includes the epidemiology of... read more...
Palliative Care: Transforming the Care of Serious Illness (lecture)
Leffert Lecture, December 2014, Massachusetts General Hospital, presented by Dr Diane Meir, Department of Geriatrics and... read more...
Palliative Performance Scale and Care Conference
The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) serves as a way for the interprofessional team to communicate with each other or with... read more...
Pauktuutit's Cancer Glossary
Glossary containing 250 terms translated into 5 Inuktitut dialects, including the new single word to accurately describe... read more...