Standardized Tools

Chapter 4 of the nurse’s text, Essentials in Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Resource for Every Nurse, contains standardized tools nurses can use for screening and assessing in hospice and palliative care. Individuals interested in using or copying these tools are advised to follow the link for each tool shown below, so as to seek permission for use from the authors.

Screening Tools for Identifying People Who Might Benefit from Integrating a Palliative Approach

Communication Tool

SBAR