Nursing Blog


The Ebola Outbreak: Importance of Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Nurses

The Ebola virus has been an elusive and complicated virus to treat since its discovery in 1976.  As of August 31, there were more than 3,700 confirmed cases of infection. …

Cross-University Courses

As a student enrolled in the Master of Science in Nursing program at Nursing@Simmons, you have the opportunity to develop new skills outside of the traditional nursing curriculum by enrolling …

How to Ask For a Letter of Recommendation

The Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences seeks nurses who possess the skill set and personal drive to improve patient outcomes and make a greater impact in health care.
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8 Time Management Tips for Nurses

Keeping a handle on work tasks, home demands, family, and yes — even your education — can feel like climbing a mountain when you look at the big picture. But …

What is an RN to BSN?

If you are a Registered Nurse (RN) who would like to advance your career, it could be time to consider a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). A BSN will …

Should I Pursue a Master’s in Nursing?

As today’s patients live longer and have more complex medical conditions, the need for nurses with a Master of Science (MSN) continues to grow. By working independently to treat patients …