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Team Member Spotlight: Tara Olson, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

At Osceola Medical Center (OMC), we believe in celebrating the incredible individuals who make our healthcare services feel like home.


Today we're shining the spotlight on a remarkable member of our team, Tara Olson, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC. Tara joined the OMC family in February 2023, and in a short time, she has made a significant impact on our community and the lives of her patients.



A Journey of Compassion and Expertise

Tara Olson embarked on her nursing career with a clear vision: to provide personalized, compassionate care that addresses the unique needs of each patient.


With a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Tara's educational background laid a solid foundation for her practice. Her credentials as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) further attest to her commitment to delivering comprehensive care across all ages and stages of life.


Her approach to healthcare is deeply rooted in listening and understanding, ensuring that every patient feels heard and valued. By developing care plans in partnership with her patients, Tara empowers them to take an active role in their health and wellness journey.


In family medicine, Tara's broad knowledge allows her to address a wide range of health concerns, providing care that evolves with the needs of her patients over time. Her expertise in women's health means she is adept at navigating the unique health challenges women face, from reproductive health to menopause. And in pediatrics, Tara's gentle, patient-centered approach makes her a favorite among our younger patients and their families.


Philosophy of Care: Personalization and Compassion

Tara's philosophy of care is a testament to her belief in the power of personalized medicine. "My philosophy of care is built on personalization and compassion," Tara shares. "I strive to first listen and understand my patient’s concerns, then develop a plan of care together that meets their needs and puts them on a path to better health." This philosophy aligns perfectly with OMC's mission to provide healthcare that feels like home, treating every patient like family.


Embracing the Community Spirit of OMC

What drew Tara to OMC was the small, close-knit feeling of our center and our commitment to the community. She appreciates the opportunity to work in an environment that mirrors the values she grew up with on a dairy farm near La Crosse, Wisconsin. Tara's love for working in a community-focused setting is evident in her dedication to her patients and her enthusiasm for making a positive impact in their lives.


Life Beyond the Clinic

When she's not at OMC, Tara enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children, exploring the great outdoors through biking and hiking. Her commitment to community service is reflected in her volunteer work at her children's schools and her active participation in their extracurricular activities. Tara also finds joy in reading, baking, practicing yoga, and gardening, hobbies that reflect her nurturing nature and love for life's simple pleasures.


A Valued Member of the OMC Family

We're proud to have Tara as part of our team and look forward to the continued positive impact she will have on our patients and the broader community. Her story is a shining example of the difference one person can make in the lives of many, and we're excited to see how her journey at OMC unfolds.

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