Tools for Practice

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

Psychosocial care
The Nature of Suffering and The Goals of Nursing
This book describes the suffering that nurses witness in patients, families, colleagues, and themselves. The audience includes... read more...
NICE (National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly)
NICE is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults,... read more...
Nursing Support for Families of Dying Patients
What are the feelings and needs of families of patients dying on acute hospital wards? Are they adequately managed? How do... read more...
Oncotalk
Website designed to assist medical professionals with the difficult conversations around dying and end of life care. It contains... read more...
One Chance to Get it Right
The Liverpool Care Pathway developed in the 1990’s was a generic model intended to replicate palliative care across settings. 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...
Orienting Ourselves to Hospice Palliative Care Work
This short video scenario is intended as a reflective tool to help health care providers be centred and culturally-sensitive... read more...
The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work
Comprehensive, evidence-informed text that addresses the needs of professionals who provide interdisciplinary, culturally... read more...
A Pan-Canadian Clinical Practice Guideline: Assessment of Psychosocial Health Care Needs of the Adult Cancer Patient
This guideline provides professional health care providers with recommendations regarding the routine, systematic, and standardized... 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...