Joanne Stow, MSN, CRNP, CORLN

Joanne Stow, MSN, CRNP, CORLN, is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Otolaryngology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric airway disorders
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    CORLN (Otorhinolaryngology Nursing)

    Undergraduate Degree

    BSN - Widener University, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Nurse Practitioner

  • Conditions Treated
  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    Stow J, pediatric chapter editor. In: Alexander’s care of the patient in surgery. 13th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 2007.

    Papers

    Stow J. Using medical error reporting to drive patient safety efforts. AORN J. 2006 Sep;84(3):406-8, 411-4, 417-20; quiz 421-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 7004665. Read the abstract

  • Awards and Honors

    2006, Caroline Langstadter Award for Nursing Excellence, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2003, Nursing Spectrum nominee for Nurse of the Year
    2002, Third place award, SOHN Annual Congress poster presentation: “Creating Airway Sets”
    2001, Nursing Employee of the Month (March), The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    2002, Reford-Betsch Award,The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    1995,  Reford-Betsch Award,The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    1994,  Reford-Betsch Award,The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • Leaderships
    Institutional committees

    2009-present, Neonatal Airway committee
    2005, Quality Practice, Patient Safety committee
    2005, Chair, Operating room staff
    2004, JCAHO preparation committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2002-2004, CQI committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Memberships in professional organizations

    AORN Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

    • Ambassador Program, National Chapter, 2000-2008
    • Nominating committee, Southeastern PA Chapter, 2003-2004

    SOHN Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses

    • Peri-operative Special Interest Group Leader, 2003-2004 
    • National Education Committee, 1994-2000, 2002, 2009