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Barbara Karnes

Award Winning End of Life Educator, Award Winning Nurse

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 Barbara Karnes Biography

Barbara Karnes, RN, is an internationally respected speaker, educator, author and thought leader on matters of end of life. She is a renowned authority to explain the dying process to families, healthcare professionals and the community at large.

Barbara has held both clinical and leadership positions, including staff nurse, clinical supervisor and executive director at Hospice Care of Mid America in Kansas City, Missouri, as well as Olathe Medical Center Hospice and Home Health in Olathe, Kansas. An award-winning nurse and end of life educator, Barbara received THE HEART OF HEALTH CARE AWARD from Kansas University Nursing, THE HORIZON AWARD for Education from Nebraska Methodist College and THE INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN WOMAN OF THE YEAR 2015 form the World Humanitarian Awards.

Since 1994, Barbara has traveled the country speaking about end of life issues and the dynamics of dying at national and state hospice and palliative care organization conferences, state associations, colleges, nursing schools, hospitals, and hospices. She is the expert that hospice and other healthcare professionals count on to teach them how to explain the dying process to families.

Barbara Karnes writes the popular blog, "Something to Think About: a blog on end of life," and maintains an active presence in social media with online communities on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.

Barbara has dedicated the last 35 years of her life to the education, care, and comforting of dying people and their loved ones. The most useful things she's learned along the way have been distilled into her materials.

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The Final Act of Living: Reflections of a Longtime Hospice Nurse

The Final Act of Living: Reflections of a Longtime Hospice Nurse

The Eleventh Hour: A Caring Guideline for the Hours to Minutes Before Death

The Eleventh Hour: A Caring Guideline for the Hours to Minutes Before Death

How Do I Know You? Dementia at the End of Life

How Do I Know You? Dementia at the End of Life

New Rules For End of Life Care DVD Kit: Includes Booklets, Gone From My Sight, The Eleventh Hour and DVD

New Rules For End of Life Care DVD Kit: Includes Booklets, Gone From My Sight, The Eleventh Hour and DVD

End of Life Guideline Series: A Compilation of Barbara Karnes Booklets

End of Life Guideline Series: A Compilation of Barbara Karnes Booklets

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Barbara Karnes

Award Winning End of Life Educator, Award Winning Nurse

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Vancouver, WA, USA
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Barbara Karnes Biography

Barbara Karnes, RN, is an internationally respected speaker, educator, author and thought leader on matters of end of life. She is a renowned authority to explain the dying process to families, healthcare professionals and the community at large.

Barbara has held both clinical and leadership positions, including staff nurse, clinical supervisor and executive director at Hospice Care of Mid America in Kansas City, Missouri, as well as Olathe Medical Center Hospice and Home Health in Olathe, Kansas. An award-winning nurse and end of life educator, Barbara received THE HEART OF HEALTH CARE AWARD from Kansas University Nursing, THE HORIZON AWARD for Education from Nebraska Methodist College and THE INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN WOMAN OF THE YEAR 2015 form the World Humanitarian Awards.

Since 1994, Barbara has traveled the country speaking about end of life issues and the dynamics of dying at national and state hospice and palliative care organization conferences, state associations, colleges, nursing schools, hospitals, and hospices. She is the expert that hospice and other healthcare professionals count on to teach them how to explain the dying process to families.

Barbara Karnes writes the popular blog, "Something to Think About: a blog on end of life," and maintains an active presence in social media with online communities on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.

Barbara has dedicated the last 35 years of her life to the education, care, and comforting of dying people and their loved ones. The most useful things she's learned along the way have been distilled into her materials.

Barbara Karnes Videos

  • "Dying is simple. Why do we make it so hard?" -Barbara Karnes
  • Barbara Karnes - end of life care
  • We Are All Going To Die: Hospice Care

Barbara Karnes Books

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  • How to book Barbara Karnes?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Barbara Karnes for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Barbara Karnes, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Barbara Karnes or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Barbara Karnes?

    Booking fees for Barbara Karnes, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Barbara Karnes, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Barbara Karnes?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barbara Karnes for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Barbara Karnes for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Barbara Karnes or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Barbara Karnes or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Barbara Karnes is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Barbara Karnes for your event is available upon request. Barbara Karnes generally travels from Vancouver, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Donna Wright, Geannie Cho, Judy Monroe, Taren Grom and Ilona Kickbusch. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Barbara Karnes for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Barbara Karnes Speaker Videos

  • "Dying is simple. Why do we make it so hard?" -Barbara Karnes
    Barbara Karnes - end of life care
  • We Are All Going To Die: Hospice Care

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