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  1. Applying to the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing?
    Our terms are 12 weeks in length with 1 week break in between Class are offered 4 times per year. Every class is offered every term. Summer term is 11 weeks (it is the only shorter term) so...
    Aug 26, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  2. Frontier School-Preceptors
    The school does not help you find clinical sites, you are responsible for finding your own. The school does maintain a database however that currently is VERY outdated (but with plans to update it...
    Aug 26, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  3. Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing-FNP Program
    Yes, you find your clinical placement on your own. That does not mean the school won't help you, but the school is not responsible for setting your clinical site. You must go out, find a preceptor...
    Jun 7, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing-FNP Program
    Full time has required me to spend anywhere from 10-60 hours per week depending on the week and the class and what is going on that week. There is no way to tell you if it will be too much or too...
    Jun 7, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing-FNP Program
    Regarding FSMFN: #1 The website will tell you the most up to date information on cost per credit hour. #2 The school does not set up clinical preceptors for you. You take care of that on...
    Jun 7, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. Working while in NP school?
    I still work 3-12 hour night shifts per week and attend a full time, online FNP program. It isn't enjoyable and my family life suffers sometimes - as well as my sleep most of the time, but it is...
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  7. FNP vs Women's Health
    My preceptor is a WHNP too and she loved it and had a great job for awhile. That being the key - awhile. When her job went away (OB/GYN she worked with retired) there were no more WHNP jobs out...
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  8. Starting Pay for Springfield RN?
    Night diff is about $3.00/hr at either place. Cox does not pay a weekend diff unless you work a weekend option job and you specifically work every single weekend. I'm not sure if St. John's has...
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  9. NICU nurse to FNP???
    Go for it!!! We have all kinds of nurses in my FNP program at Frontier and we are all doing just fine :D In my class alone we have 2 or 3 NICU/Nursery RNs. A good FNP program (online or in a...
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. thoughts/advice welcomed........
    Yup, gotta agree with Sheri. A good school will teach you what you need to know. Grad school is tough, don't add to the stress with a job that you don't like and you won't enjoy. If you love...
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Anyone have experiance with the "portfolio" admissions process at Frontier?
    I also did the portfolio with 2 years of ER experience, no L&D experience (applying to the CMN program) and a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice. It's very tailored to the person doing the application...
    Jul 21, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. Traditional postpartum care?
    The facility I worked at before did PP and NBN - so mom hand one nurse and baby had another. I hated it. There was no continuity of care - if mom had questions about baby while you were "her...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. new graduate interested in advanced fetal monitoring
    I would call your education department and ask. Ours is only open to RN's who currently work in L&D.
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. I need help deciding between midwife or FNP!!
    Frontier does not have a "combo" program for FNP/Midwifery. You must complete one clinical speciality track before you start another. If you wanted to be a CNM/FNP you would first complete one...
    Mar 30, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. The Frontier School Of Midwifery and Family Nursing
    The school's website holds oodles of info including information on post masters and timelines regarding post master's. If you can't find your answer there - call or email the school. I'm sure they...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. The Frontier School Of Midwifery and Family Nursing
    I'm a FNP student at Frontier - very happy with my decision. The school is full of amazing history and excellent administrators & faculty who want you to succeed. As far as the paps go on each...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. I need help deciding between midwife or FNP!!
    I'm also a student at Frontier but I am a FNP student. While the school started as a Midwifery program many years ago, it has always had a very strong family based approach to it even though it...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  18. Statistics Prerequisite for Frontier School
    If you are entering the ADN-MSN program do not take Stats, you will take it at Frontier as part of your bridge entry. If you are entering the program another way and need a Stats class - the U...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  19. What if I'm only interested in women's health?
    I 2nd, 3rd, 4th and probably even 5th keeping the open mind. One has no idea where they'll end up someday. I started NS thinking OB would be OK. Left NS thinking NO WAY would I do OB.....tried...
    Mar 5, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Honest opinion on length of time it takes to admit a new labor patient
    To answer your question simply, is 1 hour enough time, not always. Very rarely do I get a patient totally admitted including the paperwork/charting associated with the admit done in 1 hour. ...
    Mar 5, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Pocket PC, Palm, Blackberry, (which to purchase?)
    I have a 755p that I use strictly as a phone now because I can't things to download without crashing my system or locking up my phone. I also can't get it to sync to my computer without sending...
    Mar 3, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. help with FNP online program ! RN with ADN and BS (not in nursing) !
    I applied (and got accepted) to Frontier as a previously degreed student. Meaning I will start the MSN program using my previous degree and my ADN degree. I had to take Stats and Physical...
    Mar 1, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. I need some input about Northwest in Fayetteville AR
    Washington Regional is in Fayetteville. Northwest has 3 facilities currently, Willow Creek Women's Hospital, Springdale and Bentonville campus. Mercy is in Rogers. NW is in the process of buying...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  24. How often are your postpartum vital signs and assessments?
    Vag Q15 for the first 2 hours, then Q shift (12 hours). C-sections Q15x2 hours then Q4 hours until they are ambulating (which is usually 12 hours post op) then Q shift (12 hours).
    Jan 24, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. strange question from a newbie
    I have a BS in Criminal Justice then got my RN thru an ADN program. I will enter Frontier's MSN program this spring. The portfolio, Stats and a Physical Assessment class all had to be completed as...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)


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