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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 …

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 …

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 …