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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 December 2015, FNU honored...

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,...

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;...

It has been a great week for Frontier Nursing University (FNU) as we have celebrated National Nurse Practitioner Week (November 8-14, 2015). National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice. In doing so, we hope that NPs will be allowed to practice to the full...

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...

Chasity Frakes, CFNP believes FNU enabled her to realize her dream of making home visits. The path to her dream was a series of surprises.  Chasity graduated recently and believes FNU enabled her to realize her dream--making home visits. The path to her dream was a series of surprises. Chasity earned her BSN from University of Louisville and worked for six months as an RN in a hospital in...

April Dobroth always pictured herself as a family nurse practitioner. So, when the time came, she made the choice to return to school to pursue the Master of Science in Nursing degree. April graduated from Frontier Nursing University in 2011. As a family nurse practitioner, April provides high quality, compassionate and culturally sensitive health care to the rural community she serves. She...

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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