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  HYDEN, KENTUCKY – Frontier Nursing University (FNU), a graduate school educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners, hosted its 2016 commencement ceremony in Hyden, Ky., near the historic FNU campus, on Saturday, Oct. 22nd. Over the past year, nearly 550 nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners from almost every state across the nation completed an FNU distance-education program; 44...

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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.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) was...

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  National Nurse Practitioner Week is just a few days away and one of the ways Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is celebrating is by hosting an exciting virtual event dedicated to nursing. We hope you’ll join us!   From November 13-19, the “Stories that Inspire: A Call to Action for Nurse Practitioners” virtual event will explore the experiences and stories of nurse...

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By: Mandy Hancock, Courier Program Coordinator   The Courier Program has officially wrapped up another successful summer! I can say these amazing young men and women left an incredible impact on the communities in which they served. So what projects did the Couriers do this year? Here are a few!   A community economic summit taking place in Hyden, KY on November 17, 2016 ...

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  #GivingTuesday is an international day of giving. How will you ‘Answer the Call’ on November 29?   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has experienced remarkable growth over the past few years, with nearly 1,900 students currently enrolled. But with increased growth comes increased need, and many of our students need your help! Education can put a financial strain on some...

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By: Dr. Susan Stone   In celebration of National Midwifery Week in October, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) hosted our second annual Digital Summit focused on nurse-midwifery. This year also marked a special occasion for the FNU community as Kitty Ernst, FNU’s Mary Breckinridge Chair of Midwifery, celebrated her 90th birthday.   Kitty has been a leader in the field of midwifery...

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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.   Tia Andrighetti DNP, CNM had her...

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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.   Beki Asti knows how to set goals and live...

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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.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) alumni...

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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.   Laura Davis, Controller for Frontier...

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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...

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It’s finally that time of the year again! Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is excited to be celebrating National Midwifery Week (October 2-8, 2016). Whether you are a midwife, know a midwife, or want to know more about midwifery, this week is for you. National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to celebrate midwives and midwife-led care.   Of...

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Frontier Nursing University’s Digital Summit dedicated to nurse-midwifery starts this weekend! From October 1-7, the “Let Our Stories Move You to Answer the Call” virtual event will explore the experiences and stories of Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) who are passionate leaders committed to better care for women and families.   The Digital Summit is one of the ways we are celebrating...

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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.   Lesia Holder has always worked in higher...

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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.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) alumna...

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National Midwifery Week is the first week of October, and Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is celebrating by hosting a digital summit dedicated to nurse-midwifery. From October 1-7, the “Let Our Stories Move You to Answer the Call” virtual event will explore the experiences and stories of Certified Nurse-Midwives who are passionate leaders committed to better care for women and families. All...

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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.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU)...

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It’s been an exciting year for the Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Diversity PRIDE program, an initiative designed to promote diversity in nursing and midwifery. FNU is proud to recruit and retain underrepresented students who have the goal of becoming nurse-midwives or nurse practitioners. Here’s a quick summary of the exciting events that our PRIDE students have participated in throughout...

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  FNU faculty, alumni, students, staff and preceptors, along with over 5,000 other nurse practitioners, traveled to San Antonio, Texas, June 21-26 for the 51st anniversary of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). The conference was held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and offered great networking and educational opportunities for attendees.   ANNUAL...

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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.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU)...

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