Celebrate International Nurses Day with Our Top Ten Nursing Keynote Speakers

Posted by Alexis Washington

Happy International Nurses Day! We decided to celebrate the contributions that nurses make to society, with a compiled a list of our Top Ten Nurses who are also remarkable keynote speakers. These healthcare professionals are perfect for any event. They are sure to motivate your audiences and inspire them to achieve new heights. 


#1. Barbara Bancroft

Barbara Bancroft RN, MSN, is a highly sought after keynote speaker known for her humorous, entertaining and information packed seminars. A highly-informative speaker, she provides a noteworthy clinical information which can be applied to everyday practice. 


#2. Janet Lapp

Janet Lapp is an expert at guiding high performing organizations and people through change resistance with humor and compassion. Audiences enjoy a high-energy presentation and learn how to develop the courage to overcome new obstacles and challenges.


#3. Karyn Buxman

Through her 20+ years of research and experience Karyn Buxman concluded that “Humor is Power,” and it can help lead an audience toward a positive, healthy and happy life. Her mission is to improve global health through laughter and help heal the humor impaired. 


#4. Bobbie Staten

Bobbie Staten bases her presentations on a paradoxical foundation: graduate health degrees combined with a healthy and sometimes irreverent sense of humor about people and the lives they lead. Bobbie has a knack for bringing out hidden humor and works with organizations to redirect momentum to get the job done. 


#5. Kathleen Pagana

Kathleen Pagana has been a leader in healthcare for more than 35 years, with experiences including college teaching, administration, clinical practice, business management, writing, and professional speaking. Her presentations, seminars, and retreats help businesses and not-for-profit organizations address the challenges of leadership, life balance, and professional etiquette.


#6. Barbara Bartlein

Barbara Bartlein is a healthcare motivational speaker and workplace culture expert. A clinical psychotherapist and workplace culture expert, Barb is an extremely engaging, charismatic speaker whose tips and exercises offer real, practical solutions to common networking problems and fears. 


#7. Donna Cardillo

Donna Cardillo is the Inspiration Guru and the “Dear Donna” columnist at Donna travels the world helping women and healthcare professionals to be happy in their careers and to reach their full potential.  Click here to see the Compare Quality Care website where they mention her and all the wonderful contributions she has made.


#8. Connie Merritt

A seasoned professional with over 25 years experience of speaking nationally with leading companies, organizations and associations in the consumer sales, service and healthcare industries, Connie Merritt, BSN, RN, PHN, is a compelling storyteller and award-winning author with an established reputation of connecting with audiences to help move them to action. Find more about her at


#9. Judith Briles

Dr. Judith Briles is known as a catalyst for change and believes that every pitfall experienced leads to an opportunity and greater success. She has appeared on over 1000 programs including MSNBC, CNN, CNNfn, Leeza, and Oprah. 


#10. Marie Savard

Marie Savard, M.D., ABC News Medical Contributor and frequent keynote speaker, is one of the most trusted voices on women’s health, wellness, strengthening the doctor patient partnership and patient empowerment. She has appeared frequently on all the major networks, The Oprah Show and many other media outlets.

Posted by Alexis Washington
Alexis Washington writes about expert keynote speakers and Motivational Speakers, as well as tips and tricks for corporate meeting planners. If you need a guest professional speaker or corporate entertainer for your next convention or conference, you can visit

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