Heidi Meyer ’98Alumni and Faculty

Associate Professor and Director/Chair in Nursing and Associate Professor in Public Health

Heidi joined the Gustavus Nursing Program as faculty in February 2008. As a 1998 Gustavus nursing alum, Heidi is back at Gustavus doing what she hoped of doing as a student back in the mid to late 1990's.  After graduating from Gustavus in 1998, Heidi worked in various clinical settings, including Oncology, Med/Surg, Home Health, and Public Health.  She returned to Minnesota State University, Mankato to pursue her degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  After she completed her degree, she began teaching in an ADN program in the Twin Cities and taught there for two years before coming to Gustavus.  Heidi teaches Fundamentals of Nursing and Principles of Clinical Pharmacology in the Junior level of the program and Transitions to Professional Practice in the Senior level of the program.  She recently received her PhD from South Dakota State Universtiy.  Her dissertation research was entitled Understanding Emotional Intelligence and Its Relationship to Clinical Reasoning in Nursing Students: A Mixed Methods Study.  


BAN Gustavus Adolphus College; MSN Minnesota State University, Mankato; Certificate in Nursing Education Bethel University; PhD South Dakota State University

Areas of Expertise

Health Assessment and Public Health Nurse

Courses Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
NUR-311 Fundamentals of Nursing 10 2023/FA, 2022/FA, 2021/FA, 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2018/FA, 2017/FA, 2016/FA, 2015/FA, and 2014/FA
NUR-398 Profsnl Nurse Practice 10 2023/SP, 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, 2017/SP, and 2016/SP
NUR-337 Clinical Pharmacology 10 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/FA, 2020/SP, 2019/FA, 2019/SP, 2018/FA, 2018/SP, 2017/SP, and 2016/SP
NUR-311 Fundamentals Nurs Lab 7 2021/FA, 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2018/FA, 2017/FA, 2016/FA, and 2015/FA
NUR-304 Nursing Concepts 6 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA
NUR-336 Adult Health II 6 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, and 2008/SP
NUR-336 Adult Health II Lab 6 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, and 2008/SP
NUR-398 Prof Nurse Pract Lab 5 2024/SP, 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/SP, and 2016/SP
NUR-308 Adult Health I 5 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA
HES-337 Clinical Pharmacology 4 2021/FA, 2021/SP, 2020/FA, and 2020/SP
NDL-119 Parenting 4 2013/JN, 2012/JN, 2010/JN, and 2009/JN
NUR-385 Pediatric Nursing 3 2019/FA and 2018/FA
NUR-337 Clin Pharm II Lab 3 2018/SP, 2017/SP, and 2016/SP
NUR-306 Health Assessment 3 2013/FA, 2012/FA, and 2011/FA
NUR-253 Intro Public Health 2 2018/FA and 2017/FA
FTS-100 FTS:LiveWell 2 2014/FA and 2013/FA
NUR-202 Research & Ethics 1 2024/SP
NUR-391 IS:Creating Simulation 1 2023/JN
E/M-391 IS:Creating Simulation 1 2023/JN
NUR-397 Leadership Lab 1 2014/SP
NUR-397 Nursing Leadership 1 2014/SP
NUR-210 Parenting 1 2010/FA