Serious Illness Conversations Resources

Serious Illness Conversations Resources

COVID-19 & Other Resources Related to Serious Illness Conversations

For publications related to Serious Illness Conversations and COVID-19, go to and search for the topic “Essential Conversations”

Draft criteria for Populations at Higher Risk for Severe Illness with COVID-19. Developed by the BC-CPC.

Toolkit to support HCPs in having conversations with patients at high risk for serious complications of COVID-19

Serious Illness Conversations - doctor patient speaking

Training for facilitators and health-care providers

White paper by BCCPC on lessons learned from implementing the Serious Illness Conversation training program

SIC Guide version 3. Developed by Ariadne Labs

Adapted version by First Nations Health Authority and the BC Centre for Palliative Care to reflect cultural safety. The process for adaptation is described in this article: