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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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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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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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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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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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  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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Clinical Program Director Jane Houston, DNP, CNM recently traveled to Guam to complete a mid-clinical site visit for FNU student Adrian Medina. After 24 hours of traveling, Jane spent a rewarding five days following and observing Adrian as he delivered nurse-midwifery care to patients. Mid-clinical site visits are a requirement at FNU - regardless of where the student is located - to maximize...

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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.   A true Kentuckian, Jodi developed an...

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“Back to Basics: Heritage, Culture & Self Care”   FNU Diversity PRIDE Program hosted its 6th annual Diversity Impact event June 2-5, 2016. This year’s theme focused on “Back to Basics: Heritage, Culture & Self-Care” where students, alumni, faculty and staff united for team building topics, cross-cultural activities and discussions related to increasing diversity in nursing....

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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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We are so excited that our very own Kitty Ernst, FNU Mary Breckinridge Chair, is turning 90 this month! Kitty is a renowned pioneer in the field of nurse-midwifery and has spent more than 60 years leading change and advancing pregnancy and birth care. You can join us in celebrating by helping her birthday wish come true and donating to the FNU scholarship fund in her honor. The endowed student...

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is excited to announce that Dr. Tonya Nicholson, DNP, CNM, WHNP-BC, CNE  and Dr. Rebeca Barroso, DNP, CNM, APRN, FACNM were inducted as American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) fellows. Dr. Nicholson is the Associate Dean of Midwifery and Women’s Health and Dr. Barroso is an Assistant Professor.   Fellowship in the American College of Nurse-Midwives...

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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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The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program will start January 2017, applications are due Oct. 10 for inaugural class.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) announced today a new program for nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners seeking a post-master’s certificate in psychiatric-mental health nursing. The inaugural class will start January 2017. Applications are now being...

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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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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is proud to announce that our president, Dr. Susan Stone, recently received The University of Tennessee (UT) College of Nursing Outstanding Alumnus Award. The Outstanding Alumnus Award was presented in recognition of Dr. Stone’s contributions to the nursing profession. It is the most prestigious award given by the UT College of Nursing Alumni Association. ...

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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.   Beulah Couch is a human resources...

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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.   According to Frontier Nursing University...

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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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