National Midwifery Week is September 30-October 6, and Frontier Nursing University is celebrating by hosting an exciting virtual event dedicated to nurse-midwifery. During the "Answer the Call to Service" virtual event, hear from a special keynote speaker (check back soon for details!) and participate in a FREE continuing education opportunity. We hope you’ll join us! To learn more about FNU and the programs and degrees offered, visit us at Frontier.edu.
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FNU has a strong tradition of innovation in family nursing education with more than 75 years of experience in graduate nursing and midwifery programs. Our mission is to educate nurses to become competent, entrepreneurial, ethical and compassionate nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners who are leaders in the primary care of women and families with an emphasis on underserved and rural populations. For more information, please visit Frontier.edu.
A true American Hero, Mary Breckinridge was the driving force behind rural healthcare in the United States, as well as the development of nurse-midwives in our country. When Mary Breckinridge established the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in Eastern Kentucky, she introduced the first nurse-midwives to the United States.