Epidemiology (Nursing)

Epidemiology (Nursing)

by Heide Cygan, DNP, RN
Epidemiology is the study of disease incidence, distribution, and control. This course offers an introductory look at epidemiological concepts like disease transmission from a nursing perspective. A basic understanding of public health concepts would be beneficial to comprehend this course fully. As protecting clients and communities from disease is a crucial aspect of nursing care, a thorough understanding of epidemiology is essential for all nurses.

Course Details

  • Videos 9
  • Duration 1:12 h
  • Quiz questions 30
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Epidemiology (Nursing)

 Heide Cygan, DNP, RN

Heide Cygan, DNP, RN

Dr. Heide Cygan is an Associate Professor at Rush University College of Nursing in Chicago, where she is also the co-program director of the Advanced Public Health Nursing and Transformative Leadership: Population Health DNP programs. Dr. Cygan is board certified Advanced Public Health Nurse.

Dr. Cygan received her BSN from the University of Michigan and her DNP from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

For her professional achievements, she earned the Education MVP award from Rush University in 2019 and was named one of the 40 under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders by Illinois Nurses Foundation in 2018. Dr. Cygan believes that all nurses have a commitment to understand the impact they have on the health of the public, and strives to energize students to examine patient outcomes through a population health lens.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Cygan will teach a course on Public Health Nursing.

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Awesome explanation
By Veronica G. on 08. November 2022 for Modes of Transmission (Nursing)

Awesome and well explained, Please upload more videos, they are very helpful