Tools for Practice

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

Pediatrics
Nausea & Vomiting in Children
This webinar from the Pediatric Palliative Care Service IWK Health Centre discusses the assessment and management of nausea... read more...
NHPCO's Facts and Figures: Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care in America
To understand the importance of pediatric palliative and hospice care, NHPCO and ChiPPS released a document with facts and... 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 Care for Children (2nd Edition)
This book provides a practical and informative guide which promotes a model of care that is sufficiently flexible to address... read more...
Pain in Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities
For clinicians, recognizing and correctly interpreting any patient's expression of pain is a challenge - but a necessity... read more...
NewPain in Children with Cognitive Impairments who are Nonverbal
The “Psychology Works” Fact Sheet: Pain in Children with Cognitive Impairments who are Nonverbal  provides an excellent overview... read more...
Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook (2nd Ed.)
This textbook provides guidance to professionals involved in pediatric end-of-life care. It includes the epidemiology of... read more...
Palliative Care: Conversations Matter®
The Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® campaign aims to increase the use of palliative care for children and teens living... read more...
Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide
In the aftermath of the death of a child, parents face the challenge of not only dealing with their own grief, but also that... read more...
Pediatric Hospice Palliative Care Guiding Principles and Norms of Practice
This document is designed to guide health care professionals in establishing standards of practice, service delivery, program... read more...