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The Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

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The Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing (FSMFN), offers a wide range of nursing and midwifery degree, including a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. The school is designed to accommodate individuals who do not want to leave their home environment in order to obtain their education and pursue careers in the nursing field. Web-based and distance learning courses and tools are used in order make the degree-earning process easier and more convenient for students. Some on-campus sessions are required, but the majority of the work can be done without having to leave home for classes.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed to prepare nurses who will improve primary care practice. The program is intended for registered nurses only, who are interested in furthering their nursing skills and credentials. The DNP program at FSMFN consists of 33 semester credits. Out of these credits, 8 are clinical practicum. Over five 12-week terms, the curriculum is delivered through distance learning. Nurses will graduate with a broader understanding of their roles in the health care industry and will be prepared to address more serious situations in a professional and knowledgeable manner.