Tools for Practice

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

Prognostication / Care in the final days
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - A Review
Comprehensive review in powerpoint format. read more...
CANHELP (Canadian Health Care Evaluation Project) Questionaire
The CANHELP (Canadian Health Care Evaluation Project) questionnaire was originally designed/ used by researchers to measure... read more...
CHESS Assessment Scale
The Changes in Health, End-stage disease and Signs and Symptoms (CHESS)  scale was designed to identify individuals at risk... read more...
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care
These Guidelines were developed through consensus of five major United States palliative care organizations and describe... read more...
Communication with Patients and Families
A powerpoint presentation for health care professionals about communication in palliative care. read more...
Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Study released August 19, 2010 in the New England Journal of Medicine found that palliative care not only improved quality... read more...
End of Life: Powerpoint Learning Module
This 70 minute, voiced-over powerpoint presentation reviews the core elements of quality palliative care and gets to the... read more...
End-of-Life Care: A Practical Guide
This book provides clinical guidance for health care providers on various end-of-life symptoms, grief and bereavement, communication,... read more...
ePrognosis
A repository of clinical prognostic indicators to help clinicians keep track of evidence-based tools that can be used when... read more...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary)
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer... read more...