Life Lessons from a Hospice Nurse (Aired on January 18, 2013)

Seated: Suzanne O’Brien. Standing L to R: Co-host Jonah Triebwasser, Substitute Co-host Stephanie Fitzpatrick

Seated: Suzanne O’Brien. Standing L to R: Co-host Jonah Triebwasser, Substitute Co-host Stephanie Fitzpatrick

In this interview about her experiences with hospice patients, Ms. Suzanne O’Brien, R.N, shares her holistic model to end of life care. Hospice is a program to relieve the suffering of those in the last few months on life. In her frank discussion, Ms. O’Brien, a Registered Nurse, provides important practical advice to patients and their families to make the end of life peaceful and beautiful. Her book, Life, Love, and Transition, includes her personal stories at the bedside of hospice patients and the valuable lessons she has learned over the years. In describing the history of hospice, Ms. O’Brien conveys many interesting statistics, examples of patient decisions, and information about the improved quality of care we offer today, especially about pain management.

Learn More:
Suzanne O’Brien’s Lighten Up Website
Hospice Foundation of America
Hospice in Mid-Hudson

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January 18, 2013 · Posted in Health, Hudson Valley  

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