Dr. Amanda F. George is Course Faculty for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, primarily instructing MH 720. Dr. George has served on the faculty at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) since April 2018. She is board certified as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the consult liaison (CL) team of a large, not-for-profit, multi-specialty, teaching hospital in Northern Virginia, where she also serves as the Lead Nurse Practitioner within the Psychiatry group. Her current clinical practice consists of CL work within the medical floors and emergency department. Additionally, she rounds and provides psychotherapy educational groups on the inpatient adult psychiatric unit and addictions unit, which services patients for detoxification and rehabilitation.
Dr. George earned her undergraduate degree in nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University in December 2009, a Master of Science degree from the University of South Alabama in December 2015, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of South Alabama in July 2016. Additionally, she holds a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse-Advanced Practice (CARN-AP) certification from the Addictions Nursing Certification Board. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA), the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Dr. George was also the recipient of the Daisy Award recognizing Extraordinary Nursing Faculty at FNU in 2019.