What’s a Death Doula? An Interview with Melanie Sheckels

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By Kati Kleber, MSN RN, Kati Kleber, and MSN RN. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Have you ever heard of a death doula? In this episode, Kati interviews Melanie Sheckles, who supports patients as they transition at the end of their lives. We discuss what a death doula does, how to become one, and the unique struggle that nurses have in facing death both from a personal and professional perspective. To learn more about Melanie, head to . You can find her on Instagram and Facebook @threshold.doula. To sign-up for her July 27th Death Jam virtual event, click here:

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