Tools for Practice

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

Hospice and palliative care
Palliative and end of life care: Alberta Provincial Framework
This Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) Provincial Framework has been written by experts in PEOLC  across  Alberta. read more...
Palliative Care - Fact Sheet
This fact sheet supports the World Health Organization's goal to improve access to palliative care as a core component of... read more...
Palliative Care and Human Rights for Older Persons (Public Health Fact Sheet)
This fact sheet examines the growing need for older persons’ palliative care, the distinct and specific palliative care and... read more...
NewPalliative Care Competencies for Undergraduate Medical Students in Canada
A competency-based model of medical education is being integrated across the trajectory of medical education in Canada --... read more...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Summit Recommendations
This executive summary represents a condensed version of the recommendations put forward by the speakers at the 2016 Pregnancy... read more...
The Public Health Approach to Palliative Care: Principles, Models, and International Perspectives
A White Paper commissioned by the BC Centre for Palliative Care to provide an evidence base for the effectiveness of the... read more...
A Resource Guide for Community Development of Palliative and End-of-Life Care within Alberta
Communities across Alberta are seeking information about developing local Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) community... read more...
Serious Illness Care Program: Reference Guide for Clinicians
We know that individuals who have conversations with their clinicians about their values, goals and wishes are more likely... read more...
Shift your care to a palliative approach (infographic)
Not all patients will require care provided by specialized palliative programs but they can still benefit from a palliative... read more...
Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine
This book presents serious illness as a drama of body, mind, and soul. In this drama symptoms and suffering cannot be separated... read more...