Entries with tag nurse-midwives .

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...


Frontier is excited to host our 2015 commencement ceremony this upcoming Saturday in Hyden, KY at the home of the historic FNU campus. Over the past year, more than 500 nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners from almost every state across the nation have completed an FNU distance-education program. Nearly 70 of the 2015 graduates are Kentucky natives.   Started by nurse-midwifery pioneer...


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...


It’s finally that time of the year! Frontier Nursing University is excited to be celebrating National Midwifery Week (October 4-10, 2015). Whether you are a midwife, know a midwife, or want to know more about midwifery, this week is for you. National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to celebrate midwives and midwife-led care. Of course, this is a...


Frontier Nursing University is excited to have recently added two new clinical directors to our faculty. Dr. Irma Jordan is joining FNU as the Clinical Director of Family Nursing and Dr. Jane Houston is serving as the Clinical Director of Midwifery and Women’s Health.  In these roles, Dr. Jordan and Dr. Houston will be in responsible for the oversight and development of the clinical...


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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