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End of Life Doula Level 1 Community Caregiver Training
June 11, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDTFree
Learn how to care for someone who is dying through all 3 phases of end of life. This workshop is for everyone. Family caregivers, volunteers, community members etc. During this one day workshop participants will learn the 3 phases of end of life and what interventions they can suggest for comfort to help both patient and family during each phase. This workshop is empowering, uplifting and inspiring. The skills that students will learn in the level 1 End of Life Doula Training can change the End of Life experience for the better by 90%for both patient and their loved ones. This is what a group just said about the Level one workshop:
- Suzanne was informative and a lovely human, sharing/facilitating important conversations
- Well organized
- Lovely facility
- Enlightened, non judgmental, encouraging
- Much more than I expected – it flew by!
- So much practical information given in one day
- Wonderful! Most meaningful!
- Dynamic, purposeful, fun
- Suzanne was exceptional, engaging, helpful
- Thank you, this is an important conversation!
- Excellent training, certainly makes me interested in further end of life doula training.
- Great program, much needed
“Suzanne eloquently explains the need for greater support of loved ones at end-of-life and brings a unique perspective to palliative care.”
– Benita Zahn, PBS Television
Suzanne B. O’Brien RN- Winner of the Worldwide Leader in Healthcare award from The International Nurses Association
Speaker ~ Author ~ Creator of Doulagivers – End of Life Doula Training Program
Suzanne B O’Brien RN is an end of life educator, consultant and author of the # 1 International Bestselling book Creating Positive Passings & End of Life Doula Level 1 Caregiver Training (2015) — a guide to learning the invaluable skills of how to care for someone at the end of life. 9/10 people polled say they want to be kept at home if terminally ill. Source: Survey National Hospice Poll 1996.
Suzanne also shows you how you can achieve a dignified, meaningful, natural death at home through a holistic experience with the support and education of Doulagivers End of Life Doulas and Hospice care. Suzanne created the Doulagivers End of Life Doula Training in 2012 inspired by doing volunteer hospice work in Zimbabwe, Africa and her years of experience as both a hospice and oncology nurse. Learning the basic skills on how to care for someone who is dying and planning ahead through an Advance Directive can make the End of Life Experience better by 90%, no matter what the disease process. It is that important. Suzanne founded the International End of Life Doula Training and Wellness Center NYC in May 2015 where she offers Doula and wellness trainings every month. Suzanne is launching her new webinar “Great Life, Good Death” March 2016 sharing what she has learned from her end of life patients on what their insights are that make a great life and a good death. Combined with her transpersonal psychology and registered nurse training, Suzanne will go over the four bodies of energy and how we need to nourish each one equally to have a great life resulting in a good death. Suzanne resides in New York City, where she has been a registered nurse and hospice nurse for over 15 years.