Nursing Blog


Why You Should Choose Nursing@Simmons

As recently as 2010, Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) were limited in their selection of online learning opportunities. Initially, many were uncertain about the quality of online education and concerned that …

Disaster Nursing: What You Need to Know

Unpredictable events are common in this field, and nurses tend to thrive in this environment. A solid commitment to protect and advocate for their patients — even when their own …

Nursing Stories: Florence Nightingale

In this series, we will tell nursing stories of influential practitioners who made a difference in the field of nursing.
One hundred years after her death, Florence Nightingale is still …

Student Spotlight – Lisa Marie Doyle

Lisa Marie Doyle, RN, OCN is currently enrolled in the Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences’ on-campus Master of Science in Nursing — Family Nurse Practitioner program. In a …

Technology Behind the Nursing@Simmons Online Nursing Program

Technology is essential to today’s health care system and is integral to nurses’ ability to deliver the highest standards of care. Technological advances have changed the way health care providers …

Alumni Spotlight: Nickie Burney

Nickie Burney is a graduate of the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences. In a recent interview, Burney shared her experience attending Simmons College …