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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.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU)...

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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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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) attended the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) 61st annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico on May 21-26th. At the conference nurse-midwives and other women’s health care experts convened to discuss ways to enhance quality of care and expand impact even further into mainstream care for women across the nation.   The meeting also celebrated...

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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 Majani Jean-Philippe first heard...

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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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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.   Dr. Tonya Nicholson is the Associate Dean of...

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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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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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Frontier Nursing University invites you to join us for a fun and free event - a reception and screening of an episode from the upcoming season 5 of the hit PBS show “Call the Midwife.” The reception will begin at 6 p.m. Enjoy complimentary heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages leading up to showtime at 7 p.m. You don't want to miss being one of the first to preview the new season of “Call the...

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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.   When the American Medical Resource...

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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 (FNU) is excited to announce that we are now partnering with a nursing school in Haiti. The Faculty of Nursing Science of the Episcopal University of Haiti or FSIL (Faculté des Sciences Infirmières de l'Université Episcopale d'Haïti) www.haitinursing.org is the first four-year baccalaureate school of nursing in the country.     Ranked as the top...

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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 passion for mothers and babies runs...

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Nurses enjoy greater scope of practice when serving less populated communities By: Dawn Lovelace, DNP, CNM, FNP, ARNP   This article was originally published by FNU faculty Dawn Lovelace in ADVANCE. To read the full article, go here.   Most American nurses work in urban hospitals, with only 16% working in rural areas. Rural nurses' work is different than their urban counterparts,...

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Minority Nurse magazine has selected Frontier Nursing University (FNU) as one of three national 2015 Take Pride Campaign winners, recognizing the school’s efforts to promote diversity in nursing and midwifery through the FNU PRIDE program. Each year, the magazine recognizes employers that go above and beyond to encourage diversity; recruit and retain minorities;...

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By: Susan E. Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN Those of us engaged in women’s health care know that there’s a troubling trend affecting women in the U.S. We have the most expensive healthcare system in the world, yet American women are more likely to die during childbirth than women in any other developed country. Maternal mortality rates have nearly doubled over the past 20 years, even as...

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