For Madison, Wisconsin-based Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) and Frontier Nursing University alumni Ingrid Andersson, the fundamental rights of pregnant people has always been at the forefront. Andersson believes that reproductive justice should be actively defended and that these rights, as defined by Loretta Ross of the Sister Song Reproductive Justice Collective, include the right to have children, the right to not have children and the right to parent children in safe and healthy environments.
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is proud to showcase Shannon Conley as the Fall Term Featured Preceptor. Conley was nominated by FNU graduate Channa Arnett, FNP, for her dedication to patients in Eastern Kentucky. Conley, a graduate of FNU, serves as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) for Big Sandy Health Care in Eastern Kentucky, a role she has taken on for the past 10 years. Working with a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Conley interacts with many underserved adult patients, most of whom are dealing with chronic conditions and have obstacles when it comes to accessing treatment.
Frontier Nursing University recently announced its annual award recipients. These awards are presented to FNU alumni and others who have made significant contributions to their communities or to the university.
It’s one thing to identify a problem. It’s quite another to find a solution. Yet that is what FNU Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Alumni Kimberly Jones-Beatty, CNM, DNP, Class 37, is striving to do.
The problem has become increasingly well known, as the alarming numbers depicting the maternal mortality crisis in the United States persist. In 2018, there were 17 maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births in the U.S. — a ratio more than double that of most other high-income countries, and the U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate among developed countries.^ The data is even more concerning for Black and American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) women…
Episode 1: Get to know FNU and President Dr. Susan Stone. Welcome to the Frontier Nursing University All-Access Podcast!
“I went back to school to reach the underserved population of rural south-central Kentucky that desperately needs compassionate and superior health care. The area has a large volume of health […]
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) alumni and former Peace Corps member Monica Heltz has long fostered a passion for public health, working in the field for over two decades. Last year, […]
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Alumni, Mychal Pilia, CNM, first became familiar with midwifery when her sister decided to have a home birth. “Of course, when I heard, I responded with […]