Nursing Blog


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, …

Male Nurses Gaining Ground in Advanced Nursing Practice

In the modern era, the nursing profession has become closely associated with and almost entirely comprised of women caretakers — an idea that gained traction in the 1800s as iconic

Advancing from RN to NP

Health care reform calls for an increased focus on preventative care and new ways of treating chronically ill patients.(1) Nurses are poised to become a driving force in these initiatives, but …

5 New Must-Reads for Nursing Students

A variety of books were released in 2013 that highlight the scientific, psychological, and personal aspects of nursing that make this field so unique. Whether you are looking to advance …