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

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Canadian Coalition of Seniors' Mental Health Website with resources for individuals, families and health care providers related to senior's mental health issues including...
Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression This best practice guideline focuses on assisting all nurses (RNs and RPNs) who provide care to clients with delirium, dementia...
Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols The Champlain Palliative and End‐of‐Life Network provided the mandate to develop the clinical guidelines on Palliative Sedation...
Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) CAM was intended to provide a new standardized method to enable nonpsychiatrically trained clinicians to identify delirium...
Delirium - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Delirium (Resource) A powerpoint presentation for health care professionals that focuses on the problem of delirium in terminally ill patients.
Delirium / Restlessness One of many symptom management guidelines developed by the Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care Program.
Delirium Pamphlet Information for Palliative Care patients and their families about delirium. Available in French and English
Delirium: Best Practice Quick Reference Guide for Care of Older Adult This reference guide will identify the risks, causes, and interventions for delirium. Prepared by Island Health.
Guideline on the Assessment and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults at the End of Life With funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada Population Health Fund, Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health...
Accessing cannabis for medical purposes from a licensed producer Learn how to access cannabis for your medical purposes from licensed producers under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes...
B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Cannabis in Canada About cannabis, process of legalization, health effects, addiction, medical use, applying for industry licenses, consumer...
Hiccoughs - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical...
Nursing 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...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications...
Pruritus - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative...
Sedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is...
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