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  By: Angela Bailey Homecoming is always a special time for all of us at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) as we welcome graduates from near and far who come home to Hyden. However, this year was particularly special as we hosted the pioneers of distance midwifery education, the “Chicken Coop Midwives” of CNEP and members of their faculty. These grads are known as such because they did...

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Students at Frontier Nursing University have many advantages as they pursue their advanced practice nursing degrees. In FNU’s distance education programs, a student’s home community serves as the classroom while coursework is completed online, either full-time or part-time depending on what is the best fit for the student. There is also a strong support system at FNU to ensure that students...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of faculty, students, alumni 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. While some may assume the term “distance education” implies a...

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From serving as a Peace Corps nurse in Africa to teaching nursing and midwifery in Tanzania to serving as Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for Seed Global Health, Linda Jacobsen, CNM, CFNP, MPH is a true example of taking the passion of caring for women and families to communities around the globe.

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2008 Frontier Nursing University graduate, Jualeah Early, CNM, MSN found her current job with Baby & Co. while she was on a mission—as somewhat of a spy. As the wife of a basketball coach, Jualeah had gotten used to the moving process and the job-hunting that comes along with it. When she ended up in North Carolina, she was quickly offered a job with a physician-midwife practice, and...

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October 4-10, 2015 is National Midwifery Week and one of the ways Frontier is celebrating is by hosting an exciting digital summit dedicated to nurse-midwifery and collaborative care. We hope you’ll join us! The event, Today’s Nurse-Midwives: Creating a Collaborative Community of Care, will bring together a number of industry leaders to explore the latest in high quality team health...

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The Amerian College of Nurse-Midwives 60th Annual Meeting and Exhibition was held in National Harbor, MD, with several thousand attendees. Frontier Nursing University faculty, staff, alumni, students, and preceptors attended the conference and well represented the University in everything from posters to education session presentations to awards. The ACNM Annual Meeting is the premier...

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Frontier Nursing University Faculty, alumni, students, staff and preceptors, along with more than 3,500 other nurses, traveled to Long Beach, CA, for the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) Annual Convention. The event was held from June 13-17, at the Long Beach Convention Center. Convention attendees had the opportunity to stop by FNU’s booth for information...

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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. We are thrilled to honor not just ONE preceptor,...

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