Barbara A Bidwell

Assistant Professor, Pre-licensure Nursing

Barbara A Bidwell headshot
Designations

BSN; MSN; DNP; RN


Contact

 barbara.bidwell@indwes.edu


Department

Nursing


Resources

Biography

Barbara Bidwell has been an RN for 36 years and has loved it. She was born in the Bronx and lived at the Jersey Shore before moving to Indiana in 1981. She is married to Brad and has two sons. Matthew, 30, is in the U.S. Navy and Ryan, 27, is in the U.S. Air Force. God has also blessed Brad and Barbara with three beautiful grandkids: Aiden, 9, Madison, 9, and Jonah, 2. She attends The Awakening Community Church in Huntington, Indiana, and serves as the parish nurse for this congregation. She is interested in social justice, environmental preservation and animal rights. The Bidwells live in Lagro amidst seven acres of woods with their two dachshunds, Jake and Juli and a cat named Joni.

Interests

Mandatory Nurse:Patient Ratios

Substance Abuse and Addictions


Degrees

  • Diploma
    1977, Ann May School of Nursing at Jersey Shore Medical Center
  • BSN
    1996, Lutheran College
  • MSN
    2009, Indiana University
  • DNP
    2015, Indiana Wesleyan University
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