Palliative Care

Learning Opportunities

Webinar (Recordings)

 [Webinar] Integrated Palliative Care

Nova Scotia Health Authority, 2017.

Journal Club

Palliative care teams (and others) may be interested in reading and discussing recent palliative care journal articles, or individuals may be interested in recent literature for their own professional development. An article related to palliative care will be selected and posted here every 3 months. The resources below may be helpful for teams that are considering starting and maintaining a journal club, perhaps as part of their regular team meetings.

Benefits of Participation

  • Stay up-to-date with current literature/evidence
  • Share research with colleagues
  • Translate new information into practice

Current Article

Critical Appraisal

Using a critical appraisal checklist that matches the type of study you are reading can:

  • Help you to better understand findings
  • Identify any flaws in methodology
  • Determine if findings are applicable to your setting/practice/needs

Several authoritative sources have developed critical appraisal checklists:



Additional Resources