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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!
For the Fall 2019 term, Frontier Nursing University (FNU)’s featured preceptor is Ramona Scott, DNP, WHNP. For 30 years, Ramona has served at Women’s Care Group in Knoxville, Tenn. where she is currently a women’s health nurse practitioner. She sees a wide variety of GYN and OB patients, taking the time to get to know each one and understand their needs. She is also a certified menopause … [Read More...]
On November 21, 2019, healthcare providers and organizations across the country came together to celebrate National Rural Health Day (NRHD). Organized by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, NRHD is an opportunity to celebrate the “Power of Rural” by bringing to light the unique challenges that rural communities face and the efforts of rural healthcare providers to address … [Read More...]
Representatives of Frontier Nursing University (FNU) recently attended the 2019 Florida State Affiliate ACNM Meeting on Friday, October 12, in Haines City, Fla. Dr. Jane Houston and Dr. Noelle Jacobsen generously hosted an FNU table at the annual event. FNU was the only educational institution with a booth amidst a sea of pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Houston, who serves as FNU’s Doctor of … [Read More...]
Since its foundation in 1939, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has adopted a mission of reaching rural, diverse and underserved populations. This mission is still being lived out today, where more than 80 FNU alumni are answering the call in Alaska. In the coming months, we will be highlighting several of these alumni who serve in our country’s most remote and unforgiving state. Holly Fisk, … [Read More...]
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) celebrated National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week by hosting a free virtual event from Nov. 11-15. Four sessions presented by FNU leaders educated viewers on various topics affecting NPs everywhere. Viewers were also able to receive continuing education (CE) credits from two sessions, which are still available for those who have not yet participated! Here is a … [Read More...]