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Karen Lynne Barnes, American nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, Oklahoma; certified Basic Cardiac Life Support provider, exercise test technologist American College Sports Medicine. Parry scholar Oklahoma University, 1988-1989; named Outstanding Young Woman American 1984, Teacher Appreciation award University Central Oklahoma Student Nurses Association, 1994.


Barnes, Karen Lynne was born on December 1, 1948 in Pittsburg, California, United States. Daughter of Orville Homer and Dolores Amanda Tackett.


Bachelor of science in nursing, University Oklahoma, 1970. Master of Science, Oklahoma University Health Science Center, 1989.


Charge nurse, Oklahoma Memorial Hospital, Oklahoma City, 1971-1974;project nurse, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, 1974-1976, 81-84;nurse, Oklahoma Center for Athletes, Hospital Corporation of America, Oklahoma City, since 1986;nurse, Carl J. Rubenstein, Doctor of Medicine, Oklahoma City, since 1984;instructor, U. Center Oklahoma, Edmond, since 1990;workshop director American College Sports Medicine exercise test technologist, Oklahoma Cardiovascular Institute, 1992-1993. Workshop director American College Sports Medicine., 1992-1993.


  • Registered Nurse, Oklahoma. Certified Basic Cardiac Life Support provider, exercise test technologist American College Sports Medicine.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Oklahoma Masters Swimming, Incorporated Newsletter, 1981-1986.


Chairman task force Oklahoma Cholesterol Education Program for Nurses, since 1989. Member American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses (member several committees 1990), American Heart Association (cardiovascular nursing council 1988, healthsite co-chairman), Association Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Oklahoma Association Heart Health Educators (speaker 1988), Oklahoma University College Nursing Graduate Nurses Association (co-chair gaduation committee 1987, nominating committee 1988), American Association Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Oklahoma Cardiovascular Nursing Society (vice president 1974-1975), Oklahoma Nurses Association (district 1 Second vice president since 1992), Sigma Theta Tau (awards committee), Phi Kappa Phi.


Children: Lauren Michelle Barnes, Amy Beth Barnes.

Orville Homer

Dolores Amanda Tackett

Lauren Michelle Barnes

Amy Beth Barnes