Tools for Practice

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

Hospice and palliative care
Getting an Education in Palliative Care
Article based on interviews with Dr James Downar, Dr. Jose Peirara and Dr Erin O'Connor as part of a campaign by the College... read more...
Health and the Human Spirit: Shaping the Direction of Spiritual Health Care in Manitoba
This strategic plan is in response to the growing awareness that spirituality, or the way a person searches for and finds... read more...
Health Care Systems Integration: Synthesis Report
A synthesis of the current body of research on the integration of health systems in the context of home care including key... read more...
Health Care Use at the End of Life in Western CA
Health Care Use at the End of Life in Western Canada is the first report of its kind to examine the use of health services... read more...
Highlights from the National Palliative Medicine Survey
This report summarizes the findings of a CSPCP-led project in collaboration with four partner organizations (CMA, CFPC, Royal... read more...
Hospice Palliative Home Care in Canada: A Progress Report
This report is a snapshot of hospice palliative home care services available to Canadians in 2008. read more...
Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities
The research team, led by Dr. Mary Lou Kelley, Lakehead University, would like to acknowledge and thank the four First Nations... read more...
Innovative Models of Integrated Hospice Palliative Care
Discussion paper which summarizes various models of care across Canada and internationally. read more...
Integrating a Palliative Approach into the Management of Chronic, Life-Threatening Diseases: Who, How, and When?
One of a series of discussion documents prepared for the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA). read more...
The 2015 Quality of Death Index Ranking Palliative Care Across the World: key findings inforgraphic
This infographic summarizes the findings of The Quality of Death Index which was devised and constructed by the Economist... read more...
The 2015 Quality of Death Index: Ranking of Palliative Care Across the World (2nd Ed.)
The Quality of Death Index was devised and constructed by an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The 2015 Index evaluates... read more...
NewEssentials in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Resource for Every Nurse
This textbook is targeted to nurses in all care settings. It provides practical and hands on information around providing... read more...
NewLittle Stars: Accomplishing the Extraordinary in the Face of Serious Illness
Little Stars tells the surprisingly life-affirming stories of young people living with life-limiting illnesses. Against the... read more...
NewNursing 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...
NewStay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine
This book presents serious illness as a drama of body, mind, and soul. In this drama symptoms and suffering cannot be separated... read more...
The Way Forward National Framework
This document is the first step in developing a national framework: a roadmap for implementing an integrated palliative approach... read more...
NewWinnipeg 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...