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Why Earn an Advanced Nursing Degree?
According to CNN, demand for nurse practitioners is expected to increase 23 percent by 2016. Nurse practitioners deliver outstanding patient care every day in clinics, …

Financing Your Nursing Education

Going back to school can present plenty of challenges. Juggling family life and work schedules can be tricky enough, but factor in the cost of your nursing degree and it …

Simmons College Launches New Online Graduate Nursing Program

Responding to the national shortage of nurses and nurse practitioners, today the Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) announced the creation of a new online master’s degree program for aspiring Family Nurse Practitioners called Nursing@Simmons. 

National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week is celebrated every year from May 6-12. The annual event recognizes the hard work and dedication of nurses around the country. From staff nurses and nurse educators to nurse-midwives and adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioners, nurses have the ability to make a difference in the lives of patients across the life span. For this reason, many nurses choose to further their career by earning a graduate nursing degree so they can make an even greater impact in the field.

14 Anticipated 2014 Health Conferences

Every year, nurses and health care professionals from across the country and around the world meet at various health conferences to learn about new advances and share ideas. The primary …