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2016 American Association of Birth Centers Birth Institute Recap

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) faculty, alumni, students, staff and preceptors along with over 150 registered participants traveled to Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 22 - 25 for the 2016 American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) Birth Institute. The conference was held at the Omni William Penn Hotel and and offered great networking and educational opportunities for attendees.

 

ANNUAL RECEPTION

 

FNU hosted its annual reception at the conference on the evening of Thursday, September 22. More than 50 members of the FNU community attended the reception, which included light appetizers and fellowship in celebration of Kitty Ernst’s 90th birthday. Dr. Susan Stone welcomed everyone and gave updates on the launch of FNU’s new Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, the 2016 Digital Summit as well as the Kitty Ernst Midwifery Chair opportunity. Dr. Tonya Nicholson also awarded several preceptors with tokens of appreciation, including Maureen Darcy, Jackie Griggs, Ava Miller and Jami Hain.

 

FNU EXHIBIT BOOTH

 

The FNU exhibit booth was very interactive this year as FNU hosted a photo booth in celebration of Kitty Ernst’s 90th birthday. Attendees were invited to dress up and share their photo with the hashtag #KittyTurns90 to be entered to win exclusive FNU prizes. Kitty was gracious enough to sit in the FNU photo booth, which created a large line of attendees hoping to get a photo with Kitty. FNU also created a lot of excitement as they introduced the new Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program to attendees.

 

STUDENT AMBASSADORS

FNU’s diversity PRIDE program invites students each year to submit essays for a chance to represent the university at the AABC Birth Institute. PRIDE ambassador Javonne Woodland won this year and participated in clinical activities and sessions, attended the FNU reception, and assisted at the FNU exhibit booth.

 

Click here to view photos from the 2016 AABC Birth Institute.

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