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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.   For some of the staff at Frontier Nursing...

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By Jana Esden, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC; Associate Professor, Frontier Nursing University   I chose Frontier for my family nurse practitioner education in part due to its mission in serving the underserved. At the time of my graduation, I felt well prepared to serve this population. I have worked in a few different settings from volunteering at evening clinics with long lines and very little...

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  This Friday, Feb. 17, is the birthdate of Frontier Founder Mary Breckinridge, and we are celebrating her life by releasing historical film footage captured during the time of the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS).   Mary Breckinridge established FNS in Leslie County, Kentucky, in 1925, introducing the first nurse-midwives to the United States. Riding horses up mountains, through fog,...

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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.   Abby McCarthy joined the Frontier family...

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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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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.   Tia Andrighetti DNP, CNM had her...

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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.   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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  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   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.   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.   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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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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