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Doulas - The ‘firefighters' at the end of life

Doulas - The ‘firefighters' at the end of life

Kirsten DeLeo talks with Deanna Cochran, a longtime hospice nurse and a pioneer in the doula movement in the US.  Deanna currently chairs the End-of-Life Doula Advisory Council of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). She is a graduate of the Authentic Presence, a training program in the contemplative approach to end-of-life care. Deanna is the author of Accompanying the Dying: Practical, Heart-Centered Wisdom for End-Of-Life Doulas and Health Care Advocates. Topics What it means to journey alongside a dying person The role of the doula in modern hospice/palliative care and the doula initiative of the NHPCO Serving as a doula during Covid-19 and advice for anyone who wants to become a doula at this critical time A look into the future beyond 2020 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/authentic-presence/support

Duration: 44 min

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