FNU Celebrates National Midwifery Week October 1-7th

Frontier Nursing University’s 2017 Virtual Event dedicated to nurse-midwifery is only a few weeks away! From October 1-7, the “Mission Focused: Nurse-Midwives Answering the Call” virtual event will explore the experiences of Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) who are passionate leaders committed to better care for women and families.   The Virtual Event is one of the ways...
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Courier Spotlight: Carolyn Gregory

While she was growing up, Carolyn Gregory’s parents always encouraged her to seek new and meaningful experiences, which led her to Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in 1947. Carolyn enjoyed her time as a Courier so much that she decided to remain at Frontier as the FNS Christmas Secretary and as an assistant to Agnes Lewis and Betty Lester in 1948.   “I truly enjoyed the spirit of...
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Student Spotlight: Gabrielle Sauder MSN, BSN, PNP-BC

When Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Post-Master’s DNP student Gabrielle Sauder heard of a job opening for the Pediatric Care-A-Van, a program at Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago, Ill., she knew she had to check it out. With a focus on health prevention, the Pediatric Care-A-Van is just what it sounds like - healthcare on wheels, provided for children in the community who have a...
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ruth Elsasser, DNP, ARNP-C

The community at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) believes it is our responsibility to serve the underserved in ways that change the lives and improve the overall health of community members. Frontier course faculty member Ruth Elsasser is at the heart of this movement, hosting impactful presentations to locals that invite them to consider how diet and lifestyle choices affect their health...
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Featured Preceptor: Kathryn Carr, CNM

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) preceptor Kathryn Carr, CNM, from St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, Mass., was honored as FNU’s “Featured Preceptor” for the summer term. Kathryn was nominated by Clinical Director, Dr. Jane Houston.   With over a decade of experience, Kathryn consistently takes several students each term in her Boston midwifery practice and...
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