Tools for Practice

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

Advanced care planning / Decision making
End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making A Bioethical Perspective
A pragmatic philosophical framework based on a radically empirical attitude toward life and death.   D. Micah Hester takes... read more...
End-of-life care: How you can help stressed surrogates
Family members who make life-or-death decisions for loved ones are at high risk for anxiety and depression. This article... read more...
Engage With Grace
Website with one important slide/message intended to encourage/initiate conversations with those close to us, regarding our... read more...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary)
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer... read more...
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... read more...
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... read more...
Health Care Directive - Example
An example of a health care directive developed by Dr. Mike Harlos. 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...
Hospice Palliative Care and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) in Canada: How will they co-exist?
With all of the media coverage and polarized opinions surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), patients need to know... read more...
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... read more...