Catherine M. Tarpy, GNP

Catherine M. Tarpy


Catherine Tarpy, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, received her nursing degree from Fitchburg State College and a Master of Physiologic Nursing with a specialty in Oncology from the University of Washington. She completed a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies at Simmons College as an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.  In addition to being certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse, Catherine is Board Certified in wound care, and is an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse. She has been working with older adults in the long term care setting for over 17 years.


B.S.N., Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, Massachusetts;

M.S.N., Physiologic Nursing Department Oncology Pathway, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.


Certificate of Advances Graduate Studies (CAGS) Adult and geriatric Nurse Practitioner Program, Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts;

Wound Certification Program, Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Board Certified:

Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners;

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center;

Certified Wound Care Nurse, Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Association.