Tools for Practice

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

Spirituality
Dying in the Land of Enchantment: A Doctor’s Journey
In his quest to be the best palliative care physician he could be, Giddings participates in the “Being With Dying” program... 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...
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved
Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of... read more...
FACT: A Spiritual History Tool
This is a link to the FACT Tool used for taking a spiritual history. A spiritual history seeks to understand how a person’s... 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...
FICA Spiritual History Tool
Dr Christine Puchalski and a group of primary care physicians developed this tool to help healthcare professionals address... read more...
The Four Things that Matter Most: A Book About Living
Four simple phrases can help us through the unpredictability of daily life. read more...
The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health
GWish is an American organization focusing on education and clinical issues related to spirituality and health. Incorporates... read more...
Graceful Passages: A Companion for Living and Dying (A Book and 2-CD Set)
Uses life-affirming music and messages from celebrated spiritual thinkers from a variety of traditions to guide listeners/readers... 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...