Nursing Blog


Eric Dishman: Health Care Should Be a Team Sport

In this series, we will highlight thought-provoking nursing seminars and health care discussions.
 
General Manager of Intel’s Health Strategy & Solutions Group, Eric Dishman, spoke at a TED Talk conference to …

Nursing Stories: Margaret Higgins Sanger

In this series, we will tell nursing stories of influential practitioners who made a difference in the field of nursing.
Margaret Higgins Sanger broke the mold of women from her generation …

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

The Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment launch on October 1, 2013 spurred discussion about the influx of newly insured patients and the shortage of primary care professionals. Nursing@Simmons, an online …

The Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam

After years of study and dedication to your education, graduating from a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program is something to be proud of. You know all too well the countless …

First Nursing@Simmons Student – Jason Boyd

Jason Boyd became the first student to officially enroll in Nursing@Simmons, Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences’ online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring Family Nurse Practitioners …

Five Reasons Why Registered Nurses Become Family Nurse Practitioners

In the early stages of their careers, some nurses often feel like they will never learn enough to stay afloat. As they make mistakes and find small victories, just getting …