Cathy Geria, APN
Specialties:

Cathy Geria, APN


Overview:

Cathy Geria earned her Associates Degree of Applied Science in Nursing from Gloucester County College in Sewell, NJ, in 1985; her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Rutgers University in Camden, NJ, in 1992; her Legal Nurse Consultant Diploma from Kaplan College in Boca Raton, FL, in 2000; her Master of Science in Nursing from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, in 2003 and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing in Cleveland, OH, in 2007. Ms. Geria received additional training as a Registered Nurse First Assistant at Advanced Midwifery Practice in Boston, MA; a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; and a Certificate OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in Philadelphia, PA.

Ms. Geria has practiced as an OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner at Cumberland OB/GYN in Vineland, NJ; an OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner at Christiana Care Health Systems in Newark, DE; an OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner and practice owner/manager at Silvermount Women's Healthcare; an Assistant Nurse-Manager of L&D, Postpartum and ATU at Kennedy Memorial Hospital-UMC in Stratford, NJ; and a Shift/Charge Nurse of L&D (Level III), Postpartum Shift/Charge Nurse; and Staff/Medical/Surgical Nurse at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, NJ. In 1999, Ms. Geria became the first Nurse Practitioner invited to join the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Additional Information:

Additional Training:

  • SAFE Training
  • Postgraduate Advanced Practice Clinician Colonoscopy Course at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in Philadelphia, PA

Licensures:

  • Licensed RN in New Jersey, Maine, Delaware and Pennsylvania
  • Licensed APN in New Jersey, Maine, and Delaware

Certifications:

  • In Patient Obstetric Nurse by The National Certification Corporation
  • Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner by the National Certification Corporation
  • Electronic Fetal Monitoring
  • Limited Third Trimester OB Ultrasound

University Appointments:

  • Clinical Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students from Husson College in Bangor, ME, and the University of Southern Maine in Gorham, ME
  • Lecturer for the Kennebec Valley Community College Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Hospital Appointments:

  • Hospital Priveleges at Inland Hospital in Waterville, ME

Awards:

  • First Nurse Practitioner invited to join the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, in October 1999
Work History:
  • CompleteCare Health Network
  • Cumberland OB/GYN, Vineland, NJ
  • Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, DE
  • Silvermount Women's Healthcare
  • Kennedy Memorial Hospital-UMC, Stratford, NJ
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ
  • Advanced Midwifery Practice, Boston, MA
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America in Philadelphia, PA
Education:
  • Gloucester County College, Sewell, NJ
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Kaplan College, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Case Western University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH