Congratulations on completing 2016 Spring Term!!

Congratulations to these Winners!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our #KittyTurns90 Photo Booth Contest at AANP 2016. Below are the randomly selected winners from the contest.


Quarterly Bulletin

The Spring 2016 Quarterly Bulletin is now available for viewing. Click here to view. 

Welcome Stephanie Collins!

Stephanie will begin working with us as a Regional Clinical Faculty member on July 1st. She received her Family Nurse Practitioner certificate from the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing in 2009 and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University in 2015.

Welcome Lauren Barnes!

Please welcome Lauren Barnes. She will begin working for us as an Accountant in our Lexington Office on June 27th. Lauren has worked for us in the past as a temporary accountant.

Faculty Kudos 

FNU Associate Professor, Dr. Tia Andrighetti recently passed the certification for Healthcare Simulation Educator. You can find more information about the rigorous CHSE exam at 
Congratulations, Dr. Andrighetti! 

Spring 2016 Evaluations

Spring 2016 Course Evaluations are now open in Tk20. Students can access the course evaluations by logging into the FNU Portal page, selecting Tk20 located under APPS. The last day to complete a course evaluation is June 20, 2016. Course evaluation results will be available to faculty on June 21.

Dr. Susan Stone Receives Outstanding Alumnus Award


Read more at our Blog

Update your FNU Email Signature

All students, faculty and staff should follow the instructions at the link below to update your FNU email signature. Thank you in advance for helping us ensure consistency and improved communication across our FNU community.
Instructions to Update Email Signature

Congratulations to the Spring 2016 FNU Scholarship Recipients

Julie Brasel
Anne Brookhyser
Andrea Carr
Shayla Crawford
Kinsey Fisher
Erianna Flores
Rita Gilbert
Monica Hocking
Tess Interlicchia
Elizabeth Kamprath
Madonna Loudermilk
Brooke Raidmae
Samantha Roberts
Marina Roloff
Jennifer Scholz
Emily Zolten


The Summer Term 2016 Booklist is now available. Click here for access. 

Faculty Highlight

This is an exciting to link to FNU Faculty Dr. Sharon Hunsucker receiving the first occupational and Environmental Health Nurse (OEHN) PhD Training Program at the UK College of Nursing. The program is funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as one of the core training programs of the Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center (CARERC).

            FNU at NONPF 2016               


Jordan, IO, Houston, J, and Marfell, J (April, 2016). Bridging the Distance in NP Education with Virtual Interprofessional Education, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Seattle, WA



Learning can be Fun: Storytelling and Gaming in an Epidemiology and Biostatistics Course (Podium Presentation)  Diane Y. John, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, Vicky Stone-Gate DNP ARNP, Ruth Elsasser-Coffman, DNP, ARN; Joanne Keefe DNP MPH, FNP-BC, Frontier Nursing University 



LGBTQ...What is a Provider to do? A Primer for APRNs to Provide Compassionate Gender-Identity, Sexual Orientation and Trans-appropriate Care, Trish McQuillin Voss, ND/DNP, MSN, CNM



Carol Palmer, Amber Littlefield-April 2016-How to use the flipped classroom effectively online. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, National Conference, Seattle, Washington



Are you in clinical or anticipating clinical in the next 10 months??  If so, we have a wonderful educational opportunity for you!

FNU is entering our second year with Drexel University Partnership for Interprofessional Education Simulation Learning Experience.  We are pleased to announce the upcoming 2016/17 dates:

 November 8, 2016
January  24, 2017
 April 18, 2017

Additional details are posted in Clinical Bound 101, NM 711, and NM 712-716 Clinical Courses.

Please contact Dr. Jane Houston or Dr. Sarah Smith for more information.

 Featured Preceptor

Congratulations to Bernie Justice, APRN, on being our featured preceptor this spring! Bernie works in a pediatric office in Kentucky serving rural, underserved patients, and was nominated by RCF Melanie Morrison. Melanie describes Bernie's gift of precepting as "priceless." Please read the full story here

Welcome Heather Ungeheuer!!

Heather will begin working with Frontier on May 8 as course faculty. Heather worked full time while completing the Family Nurse Practitioner ARNP program at Frontier in 2011 and the DNP program with Frontier in 2015.

Congratulations to Jill Aliman,CNM,DNP on her journal article published in Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health!

Click here for the article

Volunteers Needed!

The library is looking for student volunteers to take part in focus groups about the library website. If you would like to participate, please click here to sign up.

Please watch, Preparation for Clinical Bound and the Clinical Experience

Presented by, Dr. Irma Jordan (FNP) and Dr. Jane Houston (CNM)

Watch the recording to learn more about getting ready for CB and Clinical!

DNP Presentation Dates for 2016

DNP Class 17 - March 15th & 16th

DNP Class 18 - June 14th & 15th

DNP Class 19 - September 13th & 14th

DNP Class 20 - December 13th & 14th

DNP Class 17 Presentation Schedule:


FNU now has an agreement with DREXEL (PHILADELPHIA) for FREE OB SIMULATION labs-

Here are the details: 

Students pay for transportation and accommodations. The lab experiences and breakfast/lunch and snacks are provided for FREE. 
Please contact Dr. Jane Houston for more information (