Tools for Practice

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

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Achieving Pain Control in Pediatric Palliative Care
A publication of the World Health Organization, this site has information on pain control for children suffering with various... read more...
Alleviating Pain and Suffering in Children Receiving Palliative Care
This webinar is part of a pediatric pain series organized by the CIHR Team in Children’s Pain and its knowledge translation... read more...
Assessing Pain in Older Adults with Dementia
A tool for assessing pain with cognitively impaired older persons and information on its use. read more...
Assessment and Management of Pain
This nursing best practice guideline is a comprehensive document providing resources necessary for the support of evidence-based... read more...
Authorizing Dried Cannabis for Chronic Pain or Anxiety: Preliminary Guidance
This guidance document was prepared on behalf of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) by members of the Addiction... read more...
Best practice guidelines for the Management of Cancer-Related Pain in Adults
This document reviews clinical evidence and provides recommendations for the assessment and treatment of cancer-related pain... read more...
Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
The Canadian Guideline is presented in two separate documents: Part A (Executive Summary and Background) and Part B (Recommendations... read more...
Cancer-related Pain Management: A Report of Evidence-Based Recommendations to Guide Practice
A clinical practice guideline that provides recommendations for the assessment and management of cancer pain. read more...
Care Beyond Cure: Management of Pain and Other Symptoms
Care Beyond Cure (4th ed),  produced by the Medical  Scientific Bookstore and the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists,  presents... read more...
Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols
The Champlain Palliative and End‐of‐Life Network provided the mandate to develop the clinical guidelines on Palliative Sedation... read more...
B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Hiccoughs - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring... read more...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone
This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical... read more...
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation... read more...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care
The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications... read more...
Pruritus - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Sedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool
This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is... read more...
Sedation for Palliative Purposes Guideline – PowerPoint Presentation
This is the PowerPoint presentation that outlines details of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority guideline on Sedation... read more...
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Guidelines for Discharge Planning for First Nations Patients Returning to Home Community for Palliative Care
The Palliative  Care Program of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has developed " Guidelines for Discharge Planning... read more...