Nursing Blog


Comparing the RN and BSN: What’s the Difference?

Many people are unfamiliar with different nursing credentials, when in fact nurses may hold one of several types of degrees ranging from the licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a Master …

Simmons College Announces First Online Undergraduate Degree Program

Simmons College today announced the launch of a new, online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (RN to BSN). This is the school’s first online undergraduate degree program. In addition, …

The Danger of Alarm Fatigue

The use of technology for patient monitoring has become omnipresent in most hospital settings. With the rising use of electronic monitors, a condition known as alarm fatigue has become a …

Nurse Practitioners: Top Cities for Employment and Earnings

For more than 40 years, Nurse Practitioners (NPs) have been providing preventive and acute health care services to patients of all ages. As our nation’s population continues to age and the need for affordable, quality health care services increases, the demand for advanced practice nurses continues to climb.

Nursing@Simmons Unveils New Mobile App for Students

Using cutting-edge technology and a state-of-the-art online learning platform, Nursing@Simmons enables students to earn a nursing degree from the Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences — without relocating. Now, our …

Anders Ynnerman: Visualizing the Medical Data Explosion

In this series, we will highlight thought-provoking nursing seminars and health care discussions.

Every day, doctors work with data that is growing exponentially with each new tool and discovery. For example, …