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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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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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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: Tonya Nicholson, DNP, CNM. WHNP-BC, CNE, FACNM, Associate Dean of Midwifery and Women’s Health, FNU     As a new nurse-midwife, whenever I heard the words “interprofessional” practice, I cringed. I pictured my past experiences as a nurse in which we participated in multidisciplinary care teams. These teams would meet and basically one of the following would...

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  By: Tonya B. Nicholson, DNP, CNM, WHNP-BC, CNE, FACNM, Associate Dean of Midwifery and Women's Health      Are you considering a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree? Here’s the who, what, when and why of the DNP.   WHO SHOULD GET A DNP? Why not you? You care about the families you serve, you aim to improve health care, and you want a meaningful career. You are...

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From Albuquerque, N.M., to Anchorage, Alaska, and all the way to the island of Guam, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) hosted 116 case days with 700 participants in 2016!   A Case Day is a seminar organized by the Regional Clinical Faculty (RCF) that provides opportunities for group learning and networking within a region. Students doing their clinical practicum present a case 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.   Frontier Nursing University (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 that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Abby McCarthy joined the Frontier family...

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Earlier this month, Frontier faculty and students attended the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care in Orlando, Fla., where they had the opportunity to network with nearly 6,000 health care professionals and voice their ideas about improving health care quality and safety.   The three-day conference featured four keynote...

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) experienced another great year in 2016! Enjoy this video highlighting some of our special moments this year.       Read about some of our highlights of the year below:   FNU announces expansion of Kentucky-based facilities.   FNU ranks in Top 30 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report. ...

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) strives to provide the best in community-based distance education. With students, faculty, preceptors and alumni around the world, our dynamic Web portal fosters interaction among the FNU community. We also offer a number of online resources for self-directed and independent learning, such as the Frontier Digital Depot (FDD).   The FDD is an online...

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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.   After graduating from the...

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  On Oct. 20, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) faculty braved the cold and rainy weather to come together for a good cause. Held in the evening at the Leslie County High School track, FNU’s Honor Society, the Sigma Theta Tau International Chi Pi Chapter (Chi Pi STTI), organized a charity fundraiser walk.   Complete with glow sticks and glow in the dark clothing, 15 participants...

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By: Angela Bailey, FNU Associate Director of Development and Alumni Relations   As anyone who has visited the Big House at Wendover knows, there is a magic in those grounds that connects visitors to the history and service of Frontier Nursing University (FNU) in a nearly spiritual way. That magic was in abundance during our 2016 Homecoming celebration held Sept. 30 - Oct. 2.   ...

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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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On September 14, 2016, the Bluegrass and Louisville Committees hosted a combined annual luncheon at the Lexington Country Club, in Lexington, Ky., to support Frontier Nursing University (FNU). There were more than 100 people in attendance and over $10,000 was raised for the FNU Scholarship Fund.   The luncheon featured an update from FNU President Dr. Susan Stone, a keynote address from...

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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.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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