Nursing Blog


Women and the Fight Against Coronary Heart Disease

In building awareness around coronary heart disease (CHD), it is important to first understand the signs, symptoms, and treatment methods. Another important part of CHD awareness is learning whom the …

Interactive Map: Obesity Rates in the U.S.

As mentioned in our first interactive map post, Nursing@Simmons is taking an in-depth look at leading health problems among Americans and the prevention methods that Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs)...

An Interview with Pamela Levesque: The Lived Experience of the Transgender Nursing Student

In today’s society, research suggests that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) nurses are the focus of two types of oppression: internalized negative attitudes and external sources of harassment …

Nursing From Within: An Interview With Elizabeth Scala

Nursing from Within: A Fresh Alternative to Putting Out Fires and Self-Care Workarounds by Elizabeth Scala is equal parts self-reflective memoir and critical industry analysis. Her lauded debut book introduces …

Nurse Stories: My Defining Moment [E-BOOK]

“As a nurse, few experiences are more rewarding than a patient or a patient’s family expressing heartfelt gratitude for the difference you have made in their lives. Moments like …

Interactive Map: Leading Causes of Death in the U.S.

Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) have valuable insight into the most common health issues affecting the United States. They also have the ability to improve the lives of their patients before...