Robert “Joe” Degitz
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Markin Center 65
M.S.N. from Bradley University
B.S.N. from Bradley University
Diploma, Nursing from St. John’s Hospital School of Nursing
Twitter Account @ProfessorDegitz
R. Joe Degitz teaches at all levels of the undergraduate nursing program. He has developed a unique and effective teaching approach combining scenario based skills labs and simulation with lecture. Professor Degitz also enjoys creating digital multimedia to deliver lectures and other learning modules via podcasting. A portable format gives students the opportunity to take their lecture and skills demonstrations into the nursing lab for practice.
Professor Degitz’s experience in the field of nursing has been diverse. He has worked in various staff and management positions in critical care, long-term care, EMS, and outpatient wound care environments. Most recently Professor Degitz was the clinical educator in the surgical ICU at a regional level 1 trauma center.
Professor Degitz provides weekly informational Tweet for nursing students via his Twitter account. You can ask to follow him on Twitter @ProfessorDegitz.
- Incorporation of Digital Multimedia and Simulation into Nursing Education
- Political Astuteness of Nurses
- Evidence Based Practices to Prevent Blood Stream Infections
- Evidence Based Practices to Prevent Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia