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

Dying in the Land of Enchantment: A Doctor’s Journey In his quest to be the best palliative care physician he could be, Giddings participates in the “Being With Dying” program...
Dying, Dignity, and New Horizons in Palliative End-of-Life Care This article provides an overview of the physical, psychosocial, existential and spiritual challenges that people will face...
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of...
FACT: A Spiritual History Tool This is a link to the FACT Tool used for taking a spiritual history. A spiritual history seeks to understand how a person’s...
Faith Community Outreach Guide Free online outreach guides for health care providers to enhance access and palliative care in these diverse communities.
FICA Spiritual History Tool Dr Christine Puchalski and a group of primary care physicians developed this tool to help healthcare professionals address...
The Four Things that Matter Most: A Book About Living Four simple phrases can help us through the unpredictability of daily life.
Fundamentals of Spiritual Care in Palliative Care This self-guided course, Fundamentals of Spiritual Care in Palliative Care, is for chaplains, other health care providers,...
The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health GWish is an American organization focusing on education and clinical issues related to spirituality and health. Incorporates...
Graceful Passages: A Companion for Living and Dying (A Book and 2-CD Set) Uses life-affirming music and messages from celebrated spiritual thinkers from a variety of traditions to guide listeners/readers...
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