East Kootenay Divisions of Family Practice

Palliative Care

The Palliative Care Working Group started in 2013 and was led by Dr Eugene Ries, growing from the Practice Support Program End-Of-Life module.

Group Role

The group worked as a:

  • communication forum
  • venue for needs identification
  • problem-solving team.


Group Accomplishments

This group developed the standardized pre-printed order (PPO) form below for community use, addressing the multiple needs of palliative patients.

Download Pre-Printed Order Form (PPO)