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!
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The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is hosting its 11th annual Diversity Impact Conference as a virtual event on June 24-26, 2021. The Diversity Impact Conference brings together national thought-leaders and speakers to engage with the FNU community on important topics facing the nursing and midwifery workforce. The purpose of this conference is … [Read More...]
As the COVID-19 Pandemic took hold of the country last spring, the protocols -- particularly in the first several months -- were to stay inside. Gyms were closed. Many parks had limited access or no parking available. Finding ways to exercise regularly became a challenge. Additionally, as businesses closed or reduced hours, more and more time was spent at home and, for many, a sedentary lifestyle … [Read More...]
The inspirational success stories of FNU graduates are many. Very few, however, start with dropping out of high school. Nonetheless, that is the way the story of how Patty Coldiron, MSN, FNP, Bridge 102, opened Hometown Urgent Care in January begins. Born and raised in rural Harlan County, Kentucky, Coldiron dropped out of high school and, at the age of 16, gave birth to her son Joshua, who … [Read More...]
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded Frontier Nursing University (FNU) two grants totaling $4,140,000. The HRSA Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training grant totals $1,920,000 and the Nursing Workforce Diversity grant totals $2,220,000. HRSA, which is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will award the funding for both grants … [Read More...]
In addition to the pandemic, the past year will also be remembered as a year of debate, demonstration, and calls to action regarding social justice and reform. It also was a year of continued research into our history at Frontier Nursing University (FNU), specifically in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). These historical findings are important to understanding our past and the roots … [Read More...]
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