Tools for Practice

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

Education
The 2015 Quality of Death Index Ranking Palliative Care Across the World: key findings inforgraphic
This infographic summarizes the findings of The Quality of Death Index which was devised and constructed by the Economist... read more...
The 2015 Quality of Death Index: Ranking of Palliative Care Across the World (2nd Ed.)
The Quality of Death Index was devised and constructed by an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The 2015 Index evaluates... read more...
Aboriginal Relationship and Cultural Competency Courses
This free online course was designed by Cancer Care Ontario for healthcare providers to enhance knowledge of First Nations,... read more...
Am I Safe: Supporting conversations about patient safety in the home
Providing safe health care in an unpredictable home setting poses unique challenges.   This document discusses considerations... read more...
Being Mortal
Gawande presents a detailed, but highly readable history of how the meaning of death has changed over the past fifty or sixty... read more...
The Best Care Possible - A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative-care physicians in the United States iluminates one of the most important and... read more...
Brain Tumour Care: Supporting Patients & Caregivers Through the Care Trajectory
This interactive one hour module provides information for healthcare providers on supporting brain tumour patients and their... read more...
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Nursing Competencies' Case Examples
Many avenues of study are required to prepare for and write the CNA - HPC Nursing Certification Exam. This document has been... read more...
Caring for the Human Spirit
Spiritual care journal started in Summer 2014 by the Health Care Chaplaincy Network. See the attached inaugural issue. For... read more...
Centre of Aging - University of Victoria
Website highlights the age-related research. read more...