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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is pleased to announce Diane John and Debra Turner as the first faculty and staff Circle of Caring Award winners! The Circle of Caring Award is a new recognition for faculty and staff who go above and beyond their job duties and strive to uphold FNU’s mission and Culture of Caring everyday. One faculty and staff member will be recognized each term.   FNU...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Alumnae Tanya Bailey, FACNM, and Daniela...

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  Hyden, KY -- Frontier Nursing University (FNU), with its historic campus based in Hyden, Ky., has reached a pivotal time in its 78-year history. FNU will be moving student activities including all of the on-campus student sessions to a newly purchased property in Versailles, Ky. The move will allow FNU to better serve students and continue its longstanding commitment to the mission of...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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One Frontier Nursing University (FNU) nurse-midwifery graduate received worldwide attention this past month after leaving mid-hair appointment to attend a birth. Did we mention her highlight foils were still in-tact? Carrie Lee-Hall, a certified nurse-midwife, was a couple miles away from the hospital at the hair salon when she received word that her patient was ready to deliver. Without...

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A message from Dr. Susan Stone, Frontier Nursing University President:   The Frontier Nursing University (FNU) community believes that now is the time to advocate for action to improve maternity care. For that reason we are partnering with March for Moms, a rally advocating for mother’s rights. We invite you to join us on Sunday, May 14, from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Thomas Jefferson...

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is excited to celebrate National Nurses Week 2017! The celebration begins this Saturday, May 6, and will continue through Friday, May 12. The week is presented by the American Nurses Association (ANA) to recognize nurses working in the many fields of the health care profession. This year’s theme, “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit,” is all about...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   As a labor and delivery nurse for the...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) offers...

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  Frontier Nursing University hosted free receptionand screening events of ‘Call the Midwife’ Season 6 in March.  Each event included a reception with complimentary heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages leading up to the screening.  Over 100 guests were able to mingle, network, and talk about the upcoming season of Call the Midwife in both Tampa and Jacksonville, Florida, as well...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   For many students at Frontier Nursing...

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Susan Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, president of Frontier Nursing University, has been named president-elect of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). ACNM is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. With roots dating to 1929, ACNM is the oldest women’s health care organization in the United States....

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Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Awareness Week marks a time for health care providers to come together to promote LGBT health and to increase awareness as to the unique health needs of the LGBT community. The LGBT community faces many health disparities and challenges in accessing health care. Sadly, members of the LGBT community continue to face bias and discrimination...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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According to Heather Shlosser, Director of Frontier Nursing University’s (FNU) Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner (PHMNP) program, now is the time to enter mental health care.   “There is a national shortage of mental health care providers,” said Dr. Shlosser. “Compound that with primary care shortages and the issue becomes very significant. FNU’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Care...

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By Jamie Wheeler   At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   We are happy to...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Demetrice H. Smith, FNP-C, CNM tends to...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   No stranger to hard work, Rhonda Hilliker...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   When Dr. Kerri Schuiling graduated from...

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