Course Description

In this course students will examine the principles and methods of epidemiology and apply these to selected populations. Major health problems across the lifespan and recommended intervention strategies will be explored from a primary, secondary and tertiary perspective. How the nurse applies knowledge of epidemiology, when working with individuals, families and communities, will be examined. Current literature and research findings will be utilized to direct discussion and analyze issues.

Sample Course Outline

Sample Classroom Course Outline


In order to take this course, you must have a current nursing registration/licensure with a College of Nurses or nursing regulatory body in a Canadian province or territory. You must also be formally admitted to the  post diploma BScN degree through the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing prior to enrolment in this course.

The scheduling reflects the classroom-based instruction. In addition, students are required to participate in a mandatory weekly Internet component.

Students enrolled in Internet sections of this course are required to write the course test and/or exams online at preassigned dates and times. The end dates for these sections have been adjusted to accommodate this requirement. Details will be provided at the start of each course.

See the Nursing website, www.ryerson.ca/ce/nursing, for further information. 


Prerequisite: CNUR 850
Corequisite: CNUR 860

Course Sections

Class Number
Sep 14, 2020 to Dec 18, 2020
Delivery Options
Domestic Fee non-credit $599.09 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information