End of Life Tools

ipall (Palliative Care Assessment tool)

Download iPall Heart Failure - Palliative Care Assessment Tool


Patients Advanced Personal Action Plan

The resource is to be filled out by the patient and family and is intended to be a communication tool that outlines how the patient wants to be cared for. It also outlines the patient’s personal journey with specific information on what in important to them, what treatment has or has not worked for them etc. It is the responsibility of the health care provider to review the advanced personal action plan with their patient, so they are aware how the patient wants to be cared for.

Advanced Personal Action Plan (405)


Clinical Practice Guidelines for Heart Failure Symptom Management


Anorexia and Cachexia (412)


Dyspnea (540) 


Edema and Ascites (347)


Fatigue (273)


Nausea/Vomiting (228)


Pain (279)

Reference List for the Symptom Management Guidelines

Reference List (102)

 Appropriate Prescribing Clinical Practice Guideline

Appropriate Prescribing (348)

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Deactivation Clinical Practice Guideline

Planned Process

Referral for ICD deactivation,

Referral for ICD Deactivation (458)

Consent form for ICD deactivation,

Consent for ICD Deactivation (218)

Pre printed order set for ICD deactivation

Pre Printed Order for ICD Deactivation (293)


Unplanned Process

Algorithm for unplanned ICD deactivation

Algorythm for Unplanned ICD Deactivation (361)

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Health Care Professional Information Sheet

ICD Information sheet for Health Care Professionals (356)

Workshop presentation from the Vancouver 2014 Cardiovascular Congress Conference

Download Workshop Clinical case Power point presentation