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Moving Toward Success: Your GPS for Navigating Nurse-Midwifery Education
October 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am EDT - 10:00 am EDT
Calling all midwifery students: This session was recorded live to get tips about surviving and thriving during your education. FNU’s Associate Dean of Midwifery and Women’s Health, Dr. Tonya Nicholson and FNU’s Clinical Director, Dr. Jane Houston will share ideas and answer your burning questions!
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Jane is the Clinical Director for the Midwifery and Women’s Health program at Frontier Nursing University. As a midwife, she has delivered over 2000 babies on four continents. She trained as a nurse and midwife in Scotland and has lived and worked in Musami, Zimbabwe and Wellington, New Zealand before coming to the U.S. in 1996 to continue her midwifery journey. She is passionate about increasing the quality of care particularly in rural and underserved populations.
Tonya Nicholson, DNP, CNM, WHNP- BC, CNE, FACNM is the Associate Dean of Midwifery and Women’s Health for Frontier Nursing University. She has a rich history with FNU as a 1999 graduate for midwifery, the first DNP graduate in 2009, and a WHNP graduate in 2011. Tonya served the women of central Florida in full scope practice from 2000-2006 where she also directed the midwifery service. In 2006, she joined the Frontier faculty and then became the Program Director in 2010 and the Associate Dean in 2015. Tonya currently practices part time in her hometown of Dublin, GA. She has a variety of teaching experience, but the majority has been focused on the prenatal period and in clinical courses. Tonya is very interested in communication and civility at the individual and institutional levels and focuses most of her scholarship in this area.