Tools for Practice

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

Psychosocial care
Dignity in Care: Time to Take Action
Article in Press on caring for patients, dignity, and personhood. read more...
Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days
An introduction to Dr Chochinov's pioneering and innovative work related to dignity therapy, this book provides the history,... read more...
Dying, Dignity, and New Horizons in Palliative End-of-Life Care
This article provides an overview of the physical, psychosocial, existential and spiritual challenges that people will face... read more...
Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care
Effective teaching video on the topic of empathy;  4 minutes & 24seconds in length. read more...
End of Life Care - Strategies for Optimizing Family & Team Communications
Presntation by Susan Blacker, RSW, MSW at the NICE (National Institute for the Care of the Elderly) Knowledge Exchange Conference... read more...
Essentials in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Resource for Every Nurse
This textbook is targeted to nurses in all care settings. It provides practical and hands on information around providing... read more...
Faith Community Outreach Guide
Free online outreach guides for health care providers to enhance access and palliative care in these diverse communities. read more...
Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice
This text presents an explanation of research-based theories and clinical wisdom across a variety of topics in the field... read more...
Guide for Implementing Screening for Distress, the 6th Vital Sign
Created by the Cancer Journey Action Group, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, this guideline includes screening tools... read more...
Guided Mindfulness Meditation [Audiobook CD]
This CD set is an excellent introduction to meditation.  Contains 4 meditations with his clear directions and suggestions... read more...