Taking care of someone at the end of life is different than taking care of someone who is going to get better. Most people don’t know this, including, maybe particularly, people working in healthcare.
Barbara Karnes is an award-winning end-of-life educator and nurse who received the NHPCO Hospice Innovator Award in 2018 and was the 2015 International Humanitarian Woman of the Year.
Join Wendie Colvin, HCP’s Senior Nurse Educator, and Hospice Pioneer Barbara Karnes, as they navigate the complexities of the dying process, discuss the importance of training, and share how to effectively provide end-of-life care.
Barbara Karnes, author of 'Gone From My Sight', 'The Little Blue Book' and 'The 11th Hour' explains the role of an end-of-life doula in Hospice, how they can support patients and their families, and the importance of advocating for the dying process.
Barbara Karnes, author of 'Gone From My Sight', 'The Little Blue Book' and 'The 11th Hour' shares what she's learned from 40+ years of experience educating and training care workers on the end of life experience. She's known as the pioneer of the hospice industry and with over 30 million copies sold of her books, she's the expert on all topics around death and end of life.