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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. Our blog features members of the FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations. This is also where we keep you up-to-date on the latest news and upcoming events. Welcome and check back often!
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is excited to announce a new website for Wendover Bed & Breakfast and Retreat Center at www.wendoverbb.com. The new site brings Wendover to life for online visitors with aerial views, photos and video tours, along with information on the history of Wendover as home to FNU Founder Mary Breckinridge. Wendover Bed & Breakfast is a National Historic … [Read More...]
In 2018, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) celebrated its 10th anniversary of the Doctor of Nursing Program (DNP). To honor the milestone, FNU held a contest, challenging DNP students and graduates to submit posters or videos demonstrating the importance of obtaining a DNP. We are proud to announce FNU graduate, Lisa Kiser, DNP, CNM, WHNP (Class 26) as the winner, who authored a poem titled “No … [Read More...]
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) alumna Aubre Tompkins, BSN, RN, MSN, CNM is a self-proclaimed “midwife on the path,” a path which has positively impacted many mothers and fellow women’s health providers in her Colorado community. Aubre, who graduated CNEP (Class 54) in 2009, is a nurse-midwife at Women’s Health Group in Thornton, Colo. She is newly on Faculty at the American Association of … [Read More...]
A strong network of Frontier Nursing University (FNU) students, graduates and preceptors are spearheading a maternity revolution in the United States through their work at birth centers. Birth centers (BCs) are health care facilities for childbirth where care is provided in the midwifery and wellness model. BCs are not hospitals, but rather freestanding entities integrated into the health care … [Read More...]
One of two obstetricians on the Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Board, Peter Schwartz, MD brings a unique perspective to Frontier. Peter has assisted in over 4,000 births, but believes that the future of excellence in women’s health care requires more reliance on nurse-midwives. FNU has a reputation for promoting cohesive interactions between nurse-midwives and physicians, and Peter supports … [Read More...]