Palliative Care Guidelines & Quality Standards

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Palliative Care Guidelines and Quality Standards are comprehensive collections of evidence-based documents developed by consensus among select leaders in the field of palliative care. These documents incorporate important quality assessment and improvement initiatives in  palliative care.

The National Consensus Project Clinical Guidelines in particular emphasize the patient-family centered focus of palliative care, promoting access to palliative care across all patient populations and all health settings.  Learn more:

A Crosswalk of National Quality Forum Preferred Practices