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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Each year, Frontier Nursing University looks forward to May, when we join with the American Nurses Association (ANA) in celebrating National Nurses Week. Although these celebrations have looked a bit different the past two years, the enthusiasm has only increased. As of this year, National Nurses Week has become National Nurses Month, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has extended the Year … [Read More...]
Nancy Reinhart, MPH, CNM, Class 155 knew what she was looking for, and was willing to travel as far as necessary to find it. Her journey has taken her from her hometown of Louisville to Hyden, Kentucky; Fort Hood, Texas; Shiprock, New Mexico; and, currently, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The common theme behind every choice and step she has made has been her drive to serve rural and underserved … [Read More...]
Versailles, Ky. – Frontier Nursing University (FNU) announced today that it has offered to donate the historic home of Mary Breckinridge and surrounding properties to Leslie County Betterment, Inc.. In September of 2020, Leslie County Betterment, Inc. along with the Leslie County Community Foundation contacted FNU to request the donation of “the entire Wendover location (Big House, Garden House, … [Read More...]
The Frontier Nursing University (FNU) community is proud to once again celebrate and sponsor the annual Virtual International Day of the Midwife (VIDM). VIDM is a 24-hour free online conference that will take place Tuesday, May 4, and Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The event is intended for nurse-midwives and anyone interested in childbirth irrespective of international geographic borders. This … [Read More...]
This quarter’s Frontier Nursing University featured preceptor, Tami Osborne, PMHNP, was nominated by student Leslie Duff, for her dedication and compassion for the people of Eastern Kentucky. Here is what Duff had to say about her experience studying under Osborne: “I was honored to spend several hundred hours working under Tami's leadership. She has a true passion for improving the stigma … [Read More...]
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