Nursing Blog


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 …

Holistic Care and Family Nurse Practitioners

Most nurses enter this profession because they want to care for people. Monitoring patients as they heal and seeing them return to living a quality life are perhaps the most …

The Path to Become a Family Nurse Practitioner

Decades ago, Registered Nurses (RN) wore all white, topped their heads with boxy hats, and gave up their chairs to doctors. As an RN today, you can pursue advanced degrees …

Making Your Simmons Family Nurse Practitioner Application Stand Out

Finding a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program that’s right for you is a process. There are faculty members to talk with, graduates to interview, and curricula to examine. It takes …