Tools for Practice

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

Advance care planning / Decision making
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer...
Family Communication Guide This booklet will help you talk about your illness with your loved ones and caregivers, and talk about what you want for...
Guidelines for Spiritual Care Practitioners and Psycho-Spiritual Therapists in Responding to Inquiries Regarding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) This document will help the reader (1) understand the position of Canadian Association for Spirirtual Care (CASC) on how...
Health Care Directive - Example An example of a health care directive developed by Dr. Mike Harlos.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring...
How to Have an End-Of-Life Conversation In this 3 minute video clip, Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon and author, discusses how to have an end-of-life conversation.  He...
I Don’t Want Jenny To Think I’m Abandoning Her: Views On Overtreatment A palliative care physician helps a cancer patient cope with her coming death, while her oncologist struggles to give up...
In Our Own Voices: Aboriginal Perspectives in Hospice Palliative Care Video, produced by Pallium Project available free-of-charge online,  intended to promote reflection and discussion around...
Indigenous Voices First Nations, Inuit and Métis share stories about living with serious illness and grief in over 170 short video clips. Indigenous...
IPAL-ICU Project In a major national effort to integrate and improve palliative care in the ICU, the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)...
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