Tools for Practice

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

Education
The Nature of Suffering and The Goals of Nursing
This book describes the suffering that nurses witness in patients, families, colleagues, and themselves. The audience includes... read more...
NICE (National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly)
NICE is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults,... read more...
Nursing Curricula Resource Guide
The Canadian Virtual Hospice has created this Guide for nursing educators to provide quick access to evidence-informed teaching... read more...
Oncotalk
Website designed to assist medical professionals with the difficult conversations around dying and end of life care. It contains... read more...
One Chance to Get it Right
The Liverpool Care Pathway developed in the 1990’s was a generic model intended to replicate palliative care across settings. 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...
Organizing a Small Hospice Resources Library
Anna Henshaw and Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc. have created this book to help others develop hospice resources libraries. 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...
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, 4th ed.
The latest edition of this comprehensive medical textbook on palliative care. An excellent reference volume covering most... read more...
Pain and Dementia
In order to address the significant problem of undiagnosed and under-treated pain in the elderly, Cary A. Brown, University... read more...