Frontier Nursing University celebrated National Midwifery Week and National Nurse Practitioner Week by hosting Empower 2022, a virtual event that explored the latest practices and topics influencing Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) and (Nurse Practitioners (NPs). All sessions, including free CE sessions, are now available on YouTube. Click the links below to view:
NATIONAL MIDWIFERY WEEK
KEYNOTE SESSION – First Do No Harm: Advancing Reproductive and Maternal Health Equity
Presenter: Dr. Crystal Pirtle Tyler
FREE CE SESSION – The Sixth Vital Sign: Strategies to Integrate, Standardize and Normalize Depression Care
Presenter: FNU faculty member Dr. Ann Schaeffer
This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.25 hour(s) of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners®. Activity ID# 22095744. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This activity has been approved through September 30, 2023.
So…You Want to be a Nurse-Midwife?
Presenters: FNU faculty members Dr. Eileen Thrower, Dr. Noelle Jacobsen and Dr. Jeneen A. Lomax
National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. ACNM and its 6,500+ midwife members, physicians and women’s health organizations observe National Midwifery Week each year.
NATIONAL NURSE PRACTITIONER WEEK
KEYNOTE SESSION – The Best Place to Work: Creating Safe and Equitable Work Environments for All
Presenter: Dr. Tiffany Love, founder of the Love Leadership Foundation
FREE CE Session – Demystifying Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Clinical Setting
Presenter: FNU faculty member Dr. Kevin Scalf
This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.25 hour of pharmacology) by Frontier Nursing University. Activity ID # 22110001P. This activity was planned in accordance with ANCC Commission on Accreditation Standards and Policies. This activity has been approved through 11/15/23.
FREE CE SESSION – The Second Victim Experience: Caring for our Own
Presenter: Adjunct Associate Professor Dr. Susan Scott
Sponsor: FNU’s Chi Pi chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
PANEL DISCUSSION – Nurse Practitioner Community Connection: Building Communities Through NP Care
A panel discussion with FNU students, alumni and faculty.
National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate NPs as exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so nurse practitioners will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education.
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Frontier Nursing University has more than 80 years of experience in delivering graduate nursing and midwifery programs. FNU specialty tracks include certified nurse-midwife, family nurse practitioner, psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner and women’s health care nurse practitioner. Frontier Nursing University’s FNP program is ranked third in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.