Announcements


Welcome to Week 2 of the 2017 Winter Term!


Join Sharon Schindler Rising, MSN, CNM, FACNM, Founder and President Emeritus of the Centering Healthcare Institute for Frontier Nursing University's IHI Open School Chapter's Winter Virtual Event.

Tuesday, January 24th
8:00 PM ET

1. Join us in Big Blue Button
2. Enter your full name
3. Select classroom as "DNP"
4. Enter password: welcome
​This event is free and open to everyone. Please see details ​here.

 

 


  Welcome Kathleen Gardner Iorillo!

Kathleen (Kathy) Gardner Iorillo will be employed as Course Faculty on January 15th. Kathy received her Family Practice Post Master's Certificate from Frontier Nursing University in 2009 and her DNP in 2014. Kathy was also a prior Instructor for Frontier in 2014-2015, Regional Clinical Faculty in 2011-2014 and Course Faculty in 1997-1999.

 

 

 


Frontier would like to welcome the following students to campus for Clinical Bound!

• Kayla Aiken
  Class 139
  CNEP
• Lauren Albu
  Class 140
  CNEP
• Jonelee Badua
  Class 131
  CFNP
• Joshua Barnes
  Class 142
  CFNP
• Holly Borkert  
  Class 134
  CNEP
• Paula Brandt
  Class 136
  CNEP
• Jocelyn Carver
  Class 140
  CFNP
• Xue Hua Cody
  Class 130
  CNEP
• Nicole Crystal
  Class 140
  CFNP
• Lisa Davis
  Class 131
  CNEP
• Erin De Tura
  Class 134
  CNEP
• S. Dowdle
  Class 133
  CNEP
• Andrea Edgerly
  Class 140
  CFNP
• Margaret Galvez
  Class 137
  CFNP
• Virginia Geddes
  Class 126
  CNEP
• Whitney Graves
  Class 139
  CFNP

• Deepa Hague
  Class 136
  CFNP

• Erin Hayden
  Class 134
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• Stephanie Hensley
  Class 140
  CFNP
• Krista Hobson
  Class 131
  CFNP
• Allison Kennedy
  Class 137
  CFNP
• Lindsay Koser
  Class 122
  CNEP
• Michelle Lacy
  Class 139
  CNEP
• Jenkins Lawhorn
  Class 142
  CNEP
• Kristin Lubell
  Class 125
  CFNP
• Heidi May
  Class 136
  CNEP
• Jessica Nelson
  Class 148
  CNEP
• Alison Neufeld
  Class 131
  CNEP
• Phiyen Nguyen
  Class 136
  CFNP
• Brandi Pearson
  Class 151
  CFNP
• Barbara Purnell
  Class 129
  CNEP
• Elizabeth Reinholt
  Class 129
  CNEP
• Kelly Richardson
  Class 123
  CFNP
• Melinda Roberts
  Class 133
  CNEP
• Ritamarie Testa
  Class 136
  CNEP
• Susan VanZandt
  Class 128
  CFNP
• Lydia Weider
  Class 140
  CNEP
• Emily Zolten
  Class 123
  CNEP

  Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Weyer on the following publication:

Weyer, S. M., Cook, M. L., & Riley, L. (2017). The direct observation of nurse practitioners care study: An overview of the NP/patient visit.

Journal of American Association of Nurse Practitioners 29, 46 – 57.

 

 

 

 


FNU Blog!

​The latest stories on the FNU Blog include:

Alumni Spotlight on Jan Stalder, APRN, FNP-BC
Answer the Call: #GivingTuesday
Holiday Open House
2016 Highlights

​As always, if you have news to share, write us at FNUnews@Frontier.edu.


   G Suite Training!

Please take a few minutes to get familiar with the new G Suite Learning Center made available for you to find the training you need to communicate, store, and collaborate using all of Google’s applications. There is a great Chrome extension that offers simple and interactive training lessons on Gmail, Calendar, Sheets, Slides, and Docs. Lastly, take a few minutes to visit the G Suite Training Videos and watch the great training content on all of Google’s products!


  Welcome April Tabor!

April will begin her employment as Data Reporting Administrator with Frontier on January 3rd. She has fourteen years experience as an IT professional. She received her BBA, Business Information Systems from Morehead State University. She is currently enrolled in a Master's degree program in Technology Management with Morehead State University.

 

 


  Welcome Vicki Ellison Burns!!

Frontier would like to welcome Vicki Ellison Burns. Vicki will be starting January 3rd as course faculty. Vicki received her Ph.D in Nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her activities and organizations include, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Midwest Nursing research Society, ANCC, Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives, KNA, PhD Representative to the Dean's Advisory Council, University of Missouri-Columbia, Kentucky Holistic Nurses Association, American Holistic Nurses Association and SAFE-CARE Advisory Council for the state of Missouri.


Congratulations Contest
Winners!

Congratulations to the Diversity PRIDE Student Ambassadors and Essay Contest winners for 2016!  Students represented FNU and the Diversity PRIDE program at national nursing conferences like the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN), and many more conferences across the country. 
FNU’s Diversity PRIDE Program also hosted four essay contests this year. The annual essay contest is an initiative aimed at fostering student-leadership retention, increasing scholarly writing, professional networking and continued nursing education. Click here to view PRIDE Student Ambassadors videos.


Happy New Year!

In case you missed it, click here to take a look back on 2016 and some of our highlights from​ the year. We are looking forward to what 2017 holds for Frontier Nursing University and YOU! Do you have a story you would like to see featured on our blog? We would love to hear more -- email us today at FNUnews@frontier.edu.


Fall 2016 Course Evaluations Deadline Extended!

The deadline to complete the course evaluations for Fall 2016 has been extended to midnight Eastern Standard time tonight (December 20). In order to complete your course evaluations, log on to the portal page, click on APPS, then click on Tk20. Your course evaluations will be listed under pending tasks.


 Featured Preceptor!

Congratulations to Erin Crone, FNP, on being our featured preceptor this fall! Ms. Crone has been providing pediatric primary  care for nearly seven years to an urban population in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC. Ms. Crone was   nominated by former student, Marzi Viverette, and faculty  member,  Dr. Amy Nassar. Please read the full story here.

 

 

 


Attention Students!

The book lists for your 2017 Winter Term courses are now available at the bookstore


Seeking Proposals!

9th Annual Virtual International Day of the Midwife
Starting 4th  May 2017 at 22:00 UTC
24 hours of free online presentations for and about midwives

For more details Click Here.

 


The Link to Course Readings has changed!

Here is a new link to Course Readings.


Alumni Magazine and Summer 2016 Quarterly Bulletin are now available!

An Alumni Magazine is now available. Click here to view.
The Summer 2016 Quarterly Bulletin is now available. Click here to view.


Update your FNU Email Signature

All students, faculty and staff should follow the instructions at the link below to update your FNU email signature. Thank you in advance for helping us ensure consistency and improved communication across our FNU community.
Instructions to Update Email Signature


Please watch, Preparation for Clinical Bound and the Clinical Experience

Presented by, Dr. Irma Jordan (FNP) and Dr. Jane Houston (CNM)

Watch the recording to learn more about getting ready for CB and Clinical!

 AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL CNEP STUDENTS!!!

FNU now has an agreement with DREXEL (PHILADELPHIA) for FREE OB SIMULATION labs-

Here are the details: 

Students pay for transportation and accommodations. The lab experiences and breakfast/lunch and snacks are provided for FREE. 
Please contact Dr. Jane Houston for more information (jane.houston@frontier.edu)

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE DETAILS REGARDING 2017 DATES.