Tools for Practice

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

Prognostication / Care in the final days
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - A Review Comprehensive review in powerpoint format.
CANHELP (Canadian Health Care Evaluation Project) Questionaire The CANHELP (Canadian Health Care Evaluation Project) questionnaire was originally designed/ used by researchers to measure...
CHESS Assessment Scale The Changes in Health, End-stage disease and Signs and Symptoms (CHESS)  scale was designed to identify individuals at risk...
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care The  goal  of  the  4th edition  of  the  National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative...
Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer Study released August 19, 2010 in the New England Journal of Medicine found that palliative care not only improved quality...
End of Life: Powerpoint Learning Module This 70 minute, voiced-over powerpoint presentation reviews the core elements of quality palliative care and gets to the...
End-of-Life Care: A Practical Guide This book provides clinical guidance for health care providers on various end-of-life symptoms, grief and bereavement, communication,...
ePrognosis A repository of clinical prognostic indicators to help clinicians keep track of evidence-based tools that can be used when...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer...
Final Days A powerpoint presentation for health care professionals focusing on the needs of patients in the final days of life.
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