Tools for Practice

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

Interdisciplinary practice
Refractory Symptoms and Palliative Sedation Therapy Guideline
This guideline provides recommendations for the ongoing assessment and symptom management of adult patients (age 19 years... read more...
Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievement in Adversity
This book takes the increasing international literature on resilience and applies it to palliative and end-of-life care. read more...
Re-Thinking Palliative Care in the Community: A Change Guide
Based on Dr Seow's research, this guide will help to build your community palliative care program. read more...
RNAO Palliative Care Nurses Interest Group (PCNIG)
Ontario nurses committed to the principles and practice to hospice palliative care nursing as outlined in the CHPC Nurses... read more...
The role of social workers in palliative, end of life and bereavement care
This resource aims to ensure that people benefit from good social work at the end of their life, and that those close to... read more...
Sedation in Palliative Care - Indications and Guidelines
The video includes a lecture style presentation by assistant professor Jennifer Philip on the indications and guidelines... read more...
Social Work Competencies for Practice in Hospice Palliative Care
The profession of social work brings a unique perspective to end-of-life care that reflects and supports the holistic philosophy... read more...
Spirituality In-service for LTC
Inservice prepared for interdisciplinary staff working in long term care. Website includes links to Spirituality In-service... read more...
Surgical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care (presentations)
online presentations from Surgical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care at University of Massachusetts, Memorial Medical Center,... read more...
Teaching end-of-life care in the home
Article available with free access online. read more...