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Bernice Waynette Bridwell

Bernice Waynette Bridwell, American Nurse ( hlth: hlth. service)nurse. Member ANA, Muskingum Valley District Nurses Association, Ohio Nurses Association, Vocational Industrial; Clubs of America (assistant advisor Muskingum Area chapter 1980-1981), National Vocational; Clubs of America, Ohio Vocational Industrial; Clubs of America, Ohio Organisation Practical Nurse Educators, Sigma Theta Tau (charter.

Background

Bridwell, Bernice Waynette was born on February 21, 1943 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Wayne Everett and Marjorie Elsie (Monteith) Fitz.

Education

Student, Wittenberg University, 1960—1961. Diploma, Springfield City Hospital School Nursing, 1965. Student, Ohio State University, 1972.

Bachelor of science in nursing, Ohio University, 1979. MSN, Otterbein College, 1997.

Career

Staff nurse surgical intensive care unit Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, 1965. Pediatric staff nurse Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville, 1966, assistant clinical instructor School Nursing, 1966—1967, adult practical nursing instructor, 1967—1969, instructor pharmacology, 1970—1977, junior instructor high school practical nursing, 1972—1974. Senior instructor practical nursing Mideast Ohio Vocational School District, 1979—1988, health occupation coordinator, 1988—1989.

Practical nursing coordinator Knox County Career Center, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 1989—2000. Retired, 2000

Advisory committee Department Nursing Central Ohio Technology College, since 1990.

Membership

Manager Girl's Youth Slowpitch Softball League, Zanesville, 1973. Teacher Sun. school St. John Lutheran Church, 1967—1968, 1974—1977, planner area Bible School, 1977. President St. John Lutheran Church Women, 1973—1975, altar chairman, 1977—1979, circle leader, 1969—1970.

Chair Practical Nurse Educator Assembly, since 1990. Member of American Nurses Association, Ohio Organization Practical Nurse Educators, Ohio Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, National Vocational Clubs of America, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (assistant advisor Muskingum Area chapter 1980-1981), Ohio Nurses Association, Muskingum Valley District Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau (charter member local chapter).

Connections

Married John Robert Bridwell, January 8, 1966. Children: Sherry Lu, Robert John.