Tools for Practice

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

Diseases
Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care 2015
This document is the result of an extensive review of national and international evidence-based stroke best practice recommendations... read more...
Canadian Cardiovascular Society consensus conference recommendations on heart failure 2006: Diagnosis and management.
This clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for the management of CHF including symptom management at end of... read more...
Congestive Heart Failure
This 30-minute powerpoint presentation provides an overview of the etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological management of... read more...
Heart Failure Care
This clinical practice guideline reviews clinical evidence and provides recommendations for the management of heart failure... read more...
Heart Failure Palliative Approach to Care (HeFPAC)
This guide for nurses provides key information relevant to the nursing care of patients with advanced (or end-stage) chronic... read more...
ICD Deactivation at the End of Life: Principles and Practice
A discussion document for health care professionals. read more...
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Deactivation: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
An informative resource on implanted cardioverter defibrillator deactivation. This document includes content on communication... read more...
iPall- Heart Failure Palliative Care Assessment Tool
The clinical practice tool has been developed to support health care providers who are assessing symptoms and atempting to... 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...
Palliation of End-stage Heart Disease: Three Things You Need to Know
Evidenced-based powerpoint presentation addressing symptom management, prognostication/goals of care, and palliative care... read more...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring... read more...