From Sun to Sun: A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying #2020

From Sun to Sun: A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying By Nina Angela McKissock From Sun to Sun A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying Twenty one people of different ages have one thing in common they re within six months of their deaths They ve endured the battle of the medical system as they sought cures for their illnesses and ar
  • Title: From Sun to Sun: A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying
  • Author: Nina Angela McKissock
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  • Page: 255
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  • From Sun to Sun: A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying By Nina Angela McKissock Twenty one people of different ages have one thing in common they re within six months of their deaths They ve endured the battle of the medical system as they sought cures for their illnesses, and are now settling in to die Some reconcile, some don t Some are gracious, some not As Nina Angela McKissock, a highly experienced hospice nurse, goes from home to home and wTwenty one people of different ages have one thing in common they re within six months of their deaths They ve endured the battle of the medical system as they sought cures for their illnesses, and are now settling in to die Some reconcile, some don t Some are gracious, some not As Nina Angela McKissock, a highly experienced hospice nurse, goes from home to home and within the residential hospice, she shares her journey of deep joy, humorous events, precious stories, and heartbreaking love.Free of religiosity, dogma, or fear, From Sun to Sun brings readers into McKissock s world and imparts the profound lessons she learns as she guides her beloved patients on their final journey.
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    About "Nina Angela McKissock"

    1. Nina Angela McKissock

      As a former pilot, an umpire who blew the whistle around the world, and as an insatiably curious person, registered nurse Nina Angela McKissock s memoir brings the reader into her deeply colorful, curious and creative life as a hospice nurse and world explorer She was featured on the Spirituality Channel s three part television series Crossing Over From Hospice to Heaven, has created hospital based programs on Death and Dying and Bereavement, and was the Executive Director and Founder of Serenity House and Hospice Support in Doylestown, Pennsylvania Before that, she worked as a nurse in top rated hospitals including The National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Maryland, and Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia McKissock lives in Philadelphia and has three grown children.

    254 thoughts on “From Sun to Sun: A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying”

    1. I won a copy of this book on Good Reads.A small percentage of the population of this country has seen someone die to be there when someone breaths their last breath Death is something that is behind the walls of the hospital or nursing home In her book From Sun to Sun, nurse Nina Angela McKissock reflects on the deaths of some of her patients You see, Nina is a hospice nurse When someone s disease has reached the point where doctors cannot do any or the patient says stop, I ve had enough , they [...]


    2. Oh, sweet goodness This book sits in the common area where devastating and lovely overlap I thought I could read the last few pages w o crying yet again, but I was wrong From Sun to Sun can be avoided by those who are immortal, plus those whose parents and children will never die Anyone outside of those two categories should read this book I suppose in the past I have not considered the manner of one s own death to be a political act in the sense of being empowering , but now I can see how this [...]


    3. This was such a wonderful, heart warming book You might think it would be depressing but it is not at all It is of a love story I just hope when I am at the end of my life, I have a nurse like Nina right by my side.


    4. I received this advance reader copy through Giveaways.As someone who works in the medical field radiation oncology , I wholeheartedly enjoyed reading this book The insight to Nina s patients last days make me appreciate the innermost thoughts and stories that come from every last one of us as human beings The author, Nina, portrays both patients and caregivers in the best light possible, making the reader thrive to be their better self right along with her Each story in From Sun to Sun reveals h [...]


    5. I was able to read this book through the GoodReads First Looks program I was a nurse for than 40 years and so am able to relate to a lot of Ms McKissock s experiences, though I never worked in a hospice setting I think the book was well written, entertaining, and uplifting, given the subject I applaud Ms McKissock s work, and feel this book is a very valuable addition to the current literature surrounding the move to legitimize alternatives to dying in ICU settings with tubes and medical equipm [...]


    6. This would be an excellent book for anyone facing having a family member in hospice care Very practical, down to earth, and honest with a touch of appropriate humor and lightness It is an engaging story or set of stories, although it does verge at times on the overly sentimental.



    7. Nina McKissock drew this oncology hospice nurse in This is my memoir as a hospice nurse for the last fifteen years It s my belief that the stories will enhance people s understanding that even though there may not be a cure, there can be a great healing within in the dying process I wanted to immediately offer up a resounding YES I also wanted to immediately share these words with so many people who struggle with the concept of hospice care.McKissock shares the stories of twenty one individuals [...]


    8. From Sun to Sun, A Hospice Nurse Reflects on the Art of Dying is a beautifully compiled journey through Nina McKissock s memories as a hospice nurse The stories are a captivating illustration of the essences of nursing meeting each patient with compassion and unknowing balancing joy with suffering facing grief, anger, and helplessness with dignity learning and growing through intuition and experience The patient is described as a client, a friend, and a teacher McKissock details the honor bestow [...]


    9. This is a wonderful book for those who want to engage with the art of supporting people who are dying Nina is a hospice nurse, and she takes us through several people s dying experiences and her own experiences supporting them and their surrounding people and environment The book reads fast you want to listen to her tell stories because of her empathetic voice and her own self exploration throughout I recommend it for caretakers whether you are in nursing or caring for loved ones Reading this b [...]


    10. This book articulated the beauty of those involved in end of life care I was inspired by the authors honesty and dedication to helping her hospice clients thru this critical journey I wish everyone had a nurse like her It put in words the many feeling I have shared with my residents and family members while taking this journey.


    11. One of he most heart warming and incisive books I have read It purports a visual image of its characters better than can be imagined The book is emotionally uplifting BRAVO to the brave and caring author


    12. This is a beautiful book about life, love and ultimately healing for the author and for her patients Thank you Nina for opening your huge heart to us A must read for all who want to live fully and love deeply.


    13. This book is an incredible collection of the author s personal experience with death through her career as a hospice nurse As the population ages this is a realistic and important illustration of the complexities of the dying process Plus, it is an interesting and at times, humorous read.


    14. This thoughtful, truthful book is truly a gem She recounts the stories of clients and their families, and lessons learned in every instance She writes with the lyricism of a novelist and the heart of a healer I highly recommend this book.


    15. From the first chapter, this offers powerful for the insight into families waiting outside the last chamber and for us comforted by the wise nurse at our side.


    16. I very much enjoyed this book Having dealt with hospice with both my parents I can truly say they are truly Angels It takes a special person to do this type of work


    17. I won From Sun to Sun through a giveaway and I m so glad I did McKissock, the author, has a heart like no other I can t even imagine what all she has been a witness to She did a wonderful job shedding light on dying Thank God for people like her


    18. I received this book as a First Read It s a nice collection of a couple dozen anecdotes about hospice patients It was interesting to read about how different people handled death and dying It s a book that makes you reflect about end of life issues.


    19. A real tear jerker, the author reflects on than 20 of her hospice patients, chronicling their end of daysis was a giveaway


    20. Once in a while along comes a book that seems to rejig the cells of my soul through its humanity, beauty, and insight This is such a book The stories shared by this caring nurse of the deeply intimate final journeys of her patients are full of the kind of wisdom that will stretch your heart in every direction, allowing you to glimpse the precious nature of what it means to fully embrace the human side of illness, to walk the patient s way, and to blossom through curiosity and heart into the deep [...]



    21. Death needs to be spoken about openly and the author speaks candidly to her patients and their families about this.



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