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By: Nicole Lassiter, CNM, MSN, WHNP (DNP class 28)   Sweat trickled down my skin like rain on a window pane, forming puddles underneath my thick blue nursing scrubs. In the little birth rooms in the free-standing birth center, the labors and births seemed to create more heat than the Texas sun, even in the middle of the night.  Hour after hour, the women stretched and...

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 who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Alumnae Tanya Bailey, FACNM, and ...

One Frontier Nursing University (FNU) nurse-midwifery graduate received worldwide attention this past month after leaving mid-hair appointment to attend a birth. Did we mention her highlight foils were still in-tact? Carrie Lee-Hall , a certified nurse-midwife, was a couple miles away from the hospital at the hair salon when she received word that her patient was ready to deliver. Without...

  Frontier Nursing University hosted free receptionand screening events of ‘Call the Midwife’ Season 6 in March.  Each event included a reception with complimentary heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages leading up to the screening.  Over 100 guests were able to mingle, network, and talk about the upcoming season of Call the Midwife in both Tampa and Jacksonville,...

  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,...

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