Screening of Defining Hope- A Nursing Documentrary on End of Life Care
Defining Hope, a new documentary following eight patients with life-threatening illnesses and the nurses who care for them, will be released in select theaters nationwide for special screenings on November 1st, in honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Theater information and tickets are available at www.hope.film.
This powerful documentary explores what makes life worth living and what to do for ourselves and our loved ones as we get closer to the end of life. It is about optimism and works to define what ‘quality of life’ really means. Through the stories of patients, families, nurses, and healthcare professionals, Defining Hope gives patients and providers the opportunity to connect in conversation and optimize the experience of one of life’s most challenging moments.
Defining Hope is produced by Carolyn Jones Productions, the same team that created The American Nurse Project, an award-winning photography book and documentary film celebrating nurses. Defining Hope is made possible through the generous support of the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare, the American Nurses Foundation, Jeannie Patz Blaustein, The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, and Walden University.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Quinnipiac School of Nursing