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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 …

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 …