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Are you a considering becoming a nurse-midwife or nurse practitioner?  If so, Frontier Nursing University may be the place for you.   FNU seeks to meet the needs of prospective nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners that do not want to leave their home communities to obtain the graduate education they desire to fulfill their professional aspirations.   We offer a Doctor 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 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. Tanya Tanner decided she wanted...

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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.   Kelly Polcher began searching online in...

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As part of academic nursing’s ongoing efforts to combat prescription drug and opioid abuse across the United States, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is proud to announce that it has committed to educating its advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) students on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.   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 that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Dr. Vicky Stone-Gale decided she wanted...

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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 Majani Jean-Philippe first heard...

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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.   Denise Barrett is the Director of...

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is excited to celebrate National Nurses Week 2016! The celebration begins tomorrow, May 6, and will continue through Thursday, 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.   FNU will be taking part by posting a variety of content and holding a few fun...

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  Mother’s Day is an important holiday to the Frontier Nursing University community. Our mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality care has persevered for decades. With thousands of FNU nurse-midwives providing compassionate maternity care around the globe, mothers and babies continue to be a core focus.   We have a number of generous supporters...

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Bridge Traditions   With roots tracing back to the early 1900s, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is a school rich in history. The “FNU Traditions” blog series will give the friends and family of FNU a greater understanding of our many traditions, several of which date back to the days of our founder, Mary Breckinridge.   Our last two blogs in this series have explored our...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of, 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.   Essence Williams’ midwifery journey began 13...

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In honor of its 75th anniversary, Jeep is inviting fans and Jeep owners to participate by sharing their Jeep story online using #MyJeepStory. Our team at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) couldn’t pass on this opportunity to thank Jeep for all the help they have provided Frontier throughout the years.   Here is our Jeep Story:   When Mary Breckinridge established Frontier Nursing...

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Our faculty and staff at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) have had a great time volunteering over the last few months. Here is a snapshot of some of our recent projects:   Salvation Army Warehouse   Back in December, a team of FNU staff had the opportunity to exercise and spend time together all while doing something for the community! We had a blast sorting and organizing gifts...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of, 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.   Dr. Tonya Nicholson is the Associate Dean of...

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Frontier Nursing University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has ranked No. 10 in Best Medical Degrees’ “50 Best Value Online DNP Degree Programs 2016.” To meet the increased demand for advanced practice nursing leaders in health care systems, FNU introduced the DNP program in 2008 as a Post-Master’s option for certified nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners. In 2014, FNU revamped...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of, 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.   FNU is proud to announce that Dr. Rhonda...

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Frontier Nursing University was recently featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a publication offering news, information and insightful commentary on issues concerning diversity in American higher education. The article, “Frontier Goes the Distance in Serving the Underserved,” shares the story of FNU Founder Mary Breckinridge and her path to becoming a champion for improving health...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of, 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) preceptor, Ms....

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of, 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.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of Frontier...

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) came in at No. 28 in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report ranking of the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs. U.S. News evaluated nearly 140 graduate online nursing programs using several factors, including peer reputation, student engagement, faculty credentials, student support services and admissions selectivity. This is the second year in a row that FNU...

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Welcome to the Frontier Nursing University (FNU) blog. The purpose of this blog is to give a voice to the thousands of students, alumni, preceptors, faculty, administrators and donors who possess a deep commitment to caring for women and families.

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