Frontier Nursing University Celebrates National Midwifery Week with Digital Summit Focused on Collaborative Healthcare

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Healthcare Providers and Consumers Nationwide are Invited to Join FNU's Free Digital Summit - "Today’s Nurse-Midwives: Creating a Collaborative Community of Care"

Today’s Nurse-Midwives: Creating a Collaborative Community of Care
The best care for women utilizes the whole healthcare team with the united goal of improving access and quality of care.

National Midwifery Week is Oct. 4-10, and Frontier Nursing University is celebrating by hosting a digital summit dedicated to nurse-midwifery. The event, Today’s Nurse-Midwives: Creating a Collaborative Community of Care, will bring together industry leaders to explore the latest in high quality team healthcare.

National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. With more than 75 years of experience in graduate nursing and midwifery programs, FNU is home to the top nurse-midwifery program in the United States.

The FNU Digital Summit will focus on collaboration among healthcare providers and cover pertinent topics, including:

  • Two live-streamed sessions from the American Association of Birth Centers Birth Institute:

             -Optimizing Collaboration in the Healthcare Team
             -Building Bridges from Birth Center to Hospital: Transfer and Collaboration

  • Midwifery Policy Issues – Why Change is Needed Now
  • Making Change Happen with the Consumer as the Center of the Team

Participants can join the summit from anywhere and view the full schedule at Frontier.edu/MidwiferyWeek. All sessions are free and easy to view via the website.

"The importance of midwifery participation in effective teamwork cannot be over emphasized as we partner with women in their care. The best care for women utilizes the whole healthcare team with the united goal of improving access and quality of care," shares Tonya Nicholson, FNU Associate Dean for Midwifery & Women's Health.

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Ranked as the #1 Nurse-Midwifery program in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, FNU is passionate about educating nurse-midwives to serve women and families in all communities, especially rural and underserved areas. FNU offers graduate Nurse-Midwifery and Nurse-Practitioner programs that can be pursued full- or part-time with the student’s home community serving as the classroom. To learn more about FNU and the programs and degrees offered, please visit Frontier.edu.

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