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Petronella Stoltz, DNP, APRN, PNP-BC, ACNP, CCRN-P

Neurosurgery APRN

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


Nursing and Midwifery Diploma, Grey’s Hospital, South Africa, 1988

BSN, Long Island University, 1997

MSN, University of Pennsylvania, 1999

DNP, University of Connecticut, 2013


Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitiswoner
  • Clinical Expertise

    Acute / critical care nursing as an RN and APRN including management of all critically ill children and CRRT
    Peripherally inserted central catheter placement for all children over 8kg requiring long term medication management
    PALS instructor for past 10 years

    Selected Publications

    • Petronella Stoltz DNP, APRN, ACPNP-BC, CCRN-P, PNP-BCab Renee C.B.Manworren PhD, RN-BC, APRN, PCNS-BC, AP-PMN, FAANcd Comparison of Children’s Venipuncture Fear and Pain: Randomized Controlled Trial of EMLA® and J-Tip Needleless Injection System® Journal of Pediatric Nursing 2017, Aug 18

    • Faustino EV, Spinella PC, Li S, Pinto MG, Stoltz P, Tala J, Card ME, Northrup V, Baker KE, Goodman TR, Chen L, Silva CT. Incidence and Acute Complications of Asymptomatic Central Venous Catheter Related Deep Venous Thrombosis in Critically Ill Children : The Journal of Pediatrics : 2012 : Aug 8.

    • Carroll CL, Spinella P, Corsi J, Stoltz P, Zucker A. Emergent endotracheal intubation in Children: Be careful if it’ts to late when you intubate. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2010 11(3) 343-348

    • Carroll CL, Stoltz P, Raykov N, Smith SR, Zucker AR. Childhood obesity increases hospitalization of children presenting to the emergency department with an asthma exacerbation. Pediatrics 2007; 120(4): 734-740.

    • Carroll CL, Stoltz P, Schramm CM, Zucker AR. ß2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms affect response to treatment during acute asthma exacerbations in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177:A567.

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