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Christine Ann Mcafee Bolwell

Christine Ann Mcafee Bolwell, American nursing educator. Certified teacher, Calif; surgical clinical nurse specialist.


  • Bolwell, Christine Ann Mcafee was born on December 14, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of David Higbee and Eileen (Crowl) McAfee.

  • Education

    • Diploma, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors, Sacramento (California) State University. MSN, University California, San Francisco, 1980.


    • Cardiovascular clinical specialist San Francisco Bay Area Hospitals. Critical care insv. educator Community Hospital, Los Gatos Saratoga, California, 1976-1981. Editor, public Nursing Educators Micro World, Saratoga.

      Founder, consultant Diskovery: Computer-Assisted Healthcare Education, since 1982. Distinguished visiting professor California State University, Chico. Presenter 70 hands-on workshops on computer-assisted instruction for nursing education, 1984-1992.

      Member advisory board Fuld Institute for Technology in Nursing Education, Computers in Life Science Education. Advisory board directors CINAHL Interactive Healthcare Consortium, Critical Care Nursing Education, De Anza College College.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Calif. Surgical clinical nurse specialist.


    • Author: The Directory of Educational Software for Nursing, 4 editions, 1987-1992, Computer-assisted instruction Resource Book, 3 editions. Editor, public 12 technical integration guides.


    Member National League Nursing (consultant council on nursing informatics), American Nurses Association, California Nurses Association (council computer applications in nursing), American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, International Interactive Communications Society, Association for the Development of Computer Based Instrl. Systems (health education special interest group, interactive video-audio special interest group).


    • Married William J. Bolwell, November 23, 1956. Children: Jeffrey, Steven, David, Pamela Jeanne.
    • father: David Higbee McAfee
    • mother: Eileen (Crowl) McAfee
    • spouse: William J. Bolwell
    • children: Jeffrey Bolwell
    • Steven Bolwell
    • David Bolwell
    • Pamela Jeanne Bolwell
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