Petronella Stoltz, DNP, APRN, PNP-BC, ACNP, CCRN-P, is a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Neurosurgery at Connecticut Children’s. Her expertise includes acute and critical care nursing, including management of all critically ill children, and peripherally inserted central catheter placement for all children over 8kg requiring long-term medication management. Petronella has also been a Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) instructor for the past 10 years.



  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • 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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Exterior view of Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center – Hartford

282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States