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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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  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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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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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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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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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.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) preceptor, Ms....

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Join Us for an Impactful, Sight-Seeing, Cultural Excursion!   Learn more about diversity in nursing and midwifery while taking in the sights of nature's mountains and quiet rivers in Hyden, Ky. Diversity Impact 2016 Weekend Student Conference is hosted by Frontier Nursing University’s Diversity PRIDE Program, and is open to students and alumni who want to become part of FNU's legacy of...

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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. Anne Cockerham is the Associate Dean for...

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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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FNU Founder Mary Breckinridge was recently featured as one of 40 women in Dreamers & Doers: VOICES of Kentucky Women, a Kentucky Women Remembered Film Project that brings to light the untold and under told stories of Kentucky women and their achievements. Breckinridge’s inspiring story is one of determination, perseverance, dedication and hope. From the beginning, Breckinridge viewed...

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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 Nadene Brunk graduated from FNU as a...

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Student-Led 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 blog in this series told all about our...

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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.   Zach Young is the Assistant Director 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.   Lisa Chappell is the Associate Dean of...

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Experiences on Campus and at Wendover   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. FNU founder Mary Breckinridge not only...

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Frontier Nursing University is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Courier Internship Program which will run from June 5-July 31, 2016. Visit http://www.frontier.edu/courier for details and to apply. Eligible applicants should be interested in learning about public health, health care, social work and related fields; share a commitment to Frontier’s mission of...

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