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
Final Days
A powerpoint presentation for health care professionals focusing on the needs of patients in the final days of life. read more...
Guideline for Estimating Prognosis
A valuable resource for health care professionals about estimating prognosis in palliative care patients. read more...
Palliation of End-stage Heart Disease: Three Things You Need to Know
Evidenced-based powerpoint presentation addressing symptom management, prognostication/goals of care, and palliative care... read more...
The Palliation of Stroke
Addresses symptom management, prognostication, and communication with family. read more...
Palliative Performance Scale (version 2) PPSv2
The Victoria Hospice Palliative Performance Scale version 2 (PPSv2) is an 11-point scale designed to measure a patient's... read more...
Palliative Performance Scale and Care Conference
The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) serves as a way for the interprofessional team to communicate with each other or with... read more...
The Pallium Palliative Pocketbook: A Peer-reviewed Referenced Source (2nd Ed.)
This practical, peer-reviewed, fully-referenced resource is intended to support safe, ethical, effective and accountable... read more...
Symptom Management in Comfort End-of-Life Care of Pneumonia
An approach to managing terminal pneumonia, a common end-of-life complication in many progressive chronic conditions, including... read more...
Teaching end-of-life care in the home
Article available with free access online. read more...
Ten Steps to Better Prognostication
This table is copyright but is provided free to be used in any format without permission. Please acknowledge source: Dr. read more...