The Institute offers a wide selection of resources, including printed materials such as guidance publications and self-assessment tools, videos, DVDs, and CD-ROM and MP3 Audio CDs-all listed below. For your convenience, you can download a printable copy of the Institute's Resources Guide that includes a list of our current resources, a brief description of each resource, and a handy order form.

It is easy to order from the Institute's secure online merchant. Simply browse through the Institute's broad selection of publications and multimedia resources described on this website page and click on the product you wish to order. You will then be able to place the selected item in your shopping cart. Questions? Call 301-652-0281 for assistance.


Guidance Publications and Books
A variety of practical, fact-filled resources offering guidance for developing patient and family advisory councils, creating patient and family faculty programs, changing the concept of families as visitors, planning new health care environments, and other relevant topics.

Multimedia Resources
The Institute offers it's Hospitals Moving Forward Seminar notebooks in a CD-ROM form. This CD-ROM includes all materials given to attendees at the seminars as well as supplemental materials. More Multimedia Resources are coming soon.

Advances in Patient- and Family-Centered Care
This newsletter is for those interested in promoting the understanding and practice of patient- and family-centered care. It is a forum for patients, families, and providers from many different disciplines and settings to share ideas and experiences.

Assessment Tools
Designed to help a hospital, specific unit, or an ambulatory program advance patient- and family-centered care. These inventories assist in identifying strengths, opportunities for improvement, priorities for change, and the development of an action plan.