Audiobook - The Final Act of Living: Reflections of a Long-Time Hospice Nurse
Audiobook Coming Soon!
As featured in USA Today. This full-length audiobook with a newly updated preface is where Barbara Karnes shares her insights and experiences gathered over decades of working with people during their final act of living. For both professionals and laypeople, this book weaves personal stories with practical care guidelines, including: living with a life-threatening illness, signs of the dying process, the stages of grief, living wills, and other end of life issues.
Barbara wrote this book following years of being a hospice nurse at the bedside of hundreds of people in the months to moments before death. From the stories and experiences she shares, you will see that death doesn't just happen, there is an unfolding; there is a process to dying.
The Final Act of Living is used as:
*A resource on end of life for palliative care nurses
*A training handbook for hospice nurses and volunteers
*A reference book for anyone working with end of life issues:
Lay ministers, social workers, counselors, nurses, chaplains
*An easy read for anyone interested in dying and grief
*A text book in college and university classes,
CNA training, social work and LPN/RN classes
Listen today as Barbara shares her transformative journey. Whether you're a professional in the field or simply interested in end-of-life issues, this book is for you.