Tools for Practice

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

Interdisciplinary practice
The Last Dance: Encountering Death and dying, 8th ed.
The best-selling textbook in the field, The Last Dance offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Death and dying. read more...
Life and Death Matters (Education Resources)
Free online educational resources - podcasts, powerpoint presentations, an instructors's manual, and many more resources... read more...
Life in a hospice: Reflections on caring for the dying
None of us likes to think about what our last days will be like. But if we do think about them at all, we want them to be... read more...
More Moments in Time: Images of Exemplary Nursing
This book is based on the author's doctoral dissertation which looked at the beliefs, actions, and interactions of a group... read more...
Navigation: A Guide to Implementing Best Practices in Person-Centred Care
The new navigation guide, which builds on a working document released in 2010, describes the different types of navigation... 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...
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...
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing (3rd ed.)
This textbook has become a key resource for nurses working in the field of palliative care.   Content is contributed by 140... read more...