Patricia Lopez, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC

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Patricia Lopez, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC, is a nurse practitioner in the Emergency Department at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Advanced education and innovation, Global Health, Mentoring
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology - University of California, San Diego, CA
BA in Philosophy - University of California, San Diego, CA

Graduate Degree

MSN, PNP-Primary Care - Yale University, New Haven, CT

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Lavelle, J. M., Blackstone, M. M., Funari, M. K., Roper, C., Lopez, P., Schast, A., & Shaw, K. N. (2016). Two-step process for ED UTI screening in febrile young children: Reducing catheterization rates. Pediatrics, e20153023.

Books

Chapters

2016

Corboy, J. B. & Lopez, P. (2016). Pain: Dysuria. In K. N. Shaw & R. G. Bachur (7th Ed), Fleisher & Ludwig’s Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (358-363), Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Shaw, K., Blackstone, M. M., Lopez, P., & Roper, C. (2016). UTI, Febrile. In K. N. Shaw & R. G. Bachur (7th Ed), Fleisher & Ludwig’s Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (611-615), Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Education Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Global Health Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Patient Flow Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

UTI Pathway Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Coordinator, Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)