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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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is excited to join healthcare organizations across the United States to celebrate National Public Health Week, organized by the American Public Health Association (APHA). This year’s theme for the week is Building Bridges to Better Health. As the APHA describes, “We may be physically distant from each other, but now it’s more important than ever to come … [Read More...]
In October, FNU Associate Professor Vicky Stone-Gale, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, and her daughter Jennifer Stone, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC became the first APRNs licensed as autonomous advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Florida. They received the good news after a house bill permitting select APRNs to practice in primary care was signed into law by the Florida governor earlier this year. … [Read More...]
The Loane family of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, has made a generous bequest in memory of Mary Elizabeth “Pat” Loane (February 28, 1936-July 3, 2019). “She was a beloved wife, mother of four children, and a registered nurse graduate of Good Samaritan School of Nursing,” said Jeff Loane, her husband of 60 years. Now closed, the Good Samaritan School of Nursing was located in Lexington, Kentucky. “She … [Read More...]
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has a focused effort on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). That effort requires a deep look into our past and how that history affects our FNU culture and community today. This required the development of the Mary Breckinridge Task Force (MBTF). The MBTF was formed and charged with exploring the history and legacy of our founder, Mary Breckinridge, to uncover … [Read More...]
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Alumni Christina Felten, DNP, CNM, RNC-OB, has spent her career serving others. At the time of her high school graduation, she was a nurse’s aide who quickly became an EMT. However, her life changed when she was floated to labor and delivery and fell in love with supporting women during birth. “I had already been accepted into a different program at Bloomsburg … [Read More...]
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National Nurse Practitioner Week is November 8-14, and Frontier Nursing University is celebrating by hosting an exciting virtual event dedicated to nurse practitioners. During FNU's Empower 2020 Year of the Nurse and the Midwife virtual event, hear from outstanding speakers and participate in FREE sessions. We hope you’ll join us! Visit Frontier.edu/NPWeek for more information.Find out more »