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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) alumna Jennifer Scott, CNM, recently left her hospital job to co-found a home birth practice in her local Old Order Mennonite community. Located in the Finger Lakes region of central New York, Jennifer and her colleagues opened Community Midwives in March of last year, filling a gap in maternity care in the area. In a typical week at Community Midwives, … [Read More...]
A few weeks ago, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) introduced our new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO), Dr. Geraldine Young, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CDE, FAANP. Dr. Young has practiced for 20 years in the nursing field, and advocating for diversity and inclusion in nursing education has been at the forefront of her work. She holds a DNP from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in … [Read More...]
Stephanie VanderHorst, CNM, MSN, Class 28, had a plan. She was going to open a freestanding birthing center in Auburn, Ind., a rural community of 13,000 people located in DeKalb County, two hours north of Indianapolis. There was no birthing center in the community and she knew there was a need. As part of her coursework at Frontier Nursing University (FNU), she developed a business plan for … [Read More...]
Dr. Geraldine Young, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CDE, FAANP, has been appointed as the new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO) at Frontier Nursing University (FNU). Dr. Young, whose service in the nursing profession spans over 20 years, holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2010), an MSN from Alcorn State University (2005), and a BSN from the … [Read More...]
For 95 years, the historic Leslie County, Ky., land that is now home to Wendover Bed & Breakfast and Retreat Center has provided community and hospitality to the Frontier Nursing University (FNU) community, friends, family and guests. A national historic landmark, Wendover offers more than just lodging; it continues to be a place for personal and community growth. Alongside the bed and … [Read More...]