Judith J. Stellar, MSN, CRNP, CWOCN

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Judith J. Stellar, MSN, CRNP, CWOCN, is an advanced practice nurse with the Epidermolysis Bullosa Multidisciplinary Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Additional Training

Post-Graduate Certification Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing (CWOCN) - LaSalle University School of Nursing and Health Science, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PPCNP-BC)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

Masters of Science in Pediatric Nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Titles and Academic Titles

Advanced Practice Nurse, Pediatric Wound and Ostomy Clinic

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Provini, LE, Stellar, JJ, Stetzer, MN, Nguyen, PD, Jen, M. Combination hyperbaric  oxygen therapy and ustekinumab for severe hidradenitis suppurativa. Pediatr Dermatol. 2019 May;36(3):381-383. doi: 10.1111/pde.13775. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

2018

Chamblee, TB, Pasek, TA, Caillouette, CN, Stellar, JJ, Quigley S, Curley, MAQ, (2018). How to Predict Pediatric  Pressure Injury Risk with the Braden QD Scale. American Journal of Nursing, 18(11), 2-11.

Adler, AC, Helman, S, Field, C, Stellar, JJ, Brown, LA, Omenstetter, N, Costarino, AT, Yuerek, M, Bender, KS. Reducing ischemic injury from indwelling peripheral arterial catheters in a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit: A quality improvement initiative. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar;19(3):228-236. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001438.

Curley, MAQ, Hasbani, NR, Quigley, SM, Stellar, JJ, Pasek TA, Shelley, SS, Kulik, LS, Chamblee, TB, Dilloway,  MA, Caillouete, CN, McCabe, MA, Wypij, D (2018). Predicting pressure injury risk in pediatric patients:  The Braden QD Scale. The Journal of Pediatrics, Vol 42, Jan 2018, 189-197.

2017

Stellar, JJ, Brodecki, D, Hutchins, L, Davis, KF. (2017). Hospital-acquired pressure injury in pediatrics: patterns  and characteristics of injuries over a 6-year period. Scientific and Clinical Abstracts From the WOCN ® Society’s 49th Annual Conference Salt Lake City, Utah. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses, 44(3S): S2-S3, GS04.

Miske, L., Stetzer, M., Garcia, M., Stellar, JJ (2017). Airways and injuries: Protecting our pediatric patients from respiratory device-related pressure injuries. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 29, 187-204.

2015

Stellar, JJ & Difusco, L. (2015). “It’s no skin off my back: Preventing perioperative related skin injury in the pediatric patient.” Journal of Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing, 42(3S), PR15-032.

2014

King A, Stellar JJ, Blevins A, Shah KN. Dressings and Products in Pediatric Wound Care. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2014 Apr 1;3(4):324-334.

2013

Stellar, JJ. (2013). NICU Consult: Mucous Fistula Refeeding in Infants with Short Bowel Syndrome. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses, 40(3S), S39, #1538.

Stellar, JJ. (2013). Targeting pressure injury prevention strategies in pediatric patients: Using technology to enhance data use at the bedside. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses, 40(3S), S39, #1537.

Stellar, JJ, Hutchins, L, Brodecki, D, Davis, KF. (2013) Hospital-acquired skin injury in children: Nurse led interventions to improve outcomes.” Journal of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses, 40(3S), S79, #1741.

2012

Heimall LM, Storey B, Stellar JJ, Davis KF. Beginning at the bottom: evidence-based care of diaper dermatitis. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2012 Jan-Feb;37(1):10-6. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e31823850ea.

2011

Colfer A, Brodecki D, Hutchins L, Stellar JJ, Davis KF. Technology supporting research and quality improvement: a success story. J Pediatr Nurs. 2011 Dec;26(6):595-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2011.08.007. Epub 2011 Sep 19.

Abstracts

2017

Stellar, JJ, Brodecki, D, Hutchins, L, Davis, KF. (2017). Hospital-acquired pressure injury in pediatrics: patterns and characteristics of injuries over a 6-year period. Scientific and Clinical Abstracts From the WOCN ® Society’s 49th Annual Conference Salt Lake City, Utah. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses, 44(3S): S2-S3, GS04.

Stellar, JJ. From Cradle to College: Care of the Pediatric Patient with a Urinary Diversion From Infancy Through Adolescence. (2017). Scientific and Clinical Abstracts From the WOCN ® Society’s 49th Annual Conference Salt Lake City, Utah, Journal of Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses, 44(3S), CS17.

Books

Chapters

2017

Stellar, JJ, (2017), “Chapter 42. Enteral Feeding Devices and Ostomies” in, Kelsen, JR, Grossman, A, Mamula, P, Markowitz, JE, and Baldassano, RN (eds), Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 3rd ed, Springer International.

2012

Stellar, JJ., Widmer, TA.(2011). “Intestinal Atresias, Duplications, and Meconium Ileus,” in Brown, N. and Flannigan, L. (eds), Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, 3nd Ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2012

2006

Stellar, JJ., Burns, K. “Intestinal Atresias, Duplications, and Meconium Ileus,” in Brown, N. and Flannigan, L. (eds), Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, 2nd Ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2006.

2000

Stellar, JJ., Burns, K., Von Nesson, S. “Intestinal Atresias, Duplications, and Meconium Ileus,” in McKenna, C. and Weiss, B. (eds), Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publications, 2000.

1996

Jakobowski, D., Harmon, T., Peck, S., and Stellar, JJ. "Gastrointestinal Critical Care Problems in Infants and Children", in Curley, M., Smith, J., and Maloney-Harmon, P. (eds.). Critical Care Nursing of Infants and Children, WB Saunders: Philadelphia. 1996.

1992

Stellar, JJ. "Pediatric Trauma", in Bayley, E. and Turcke, S. (eds.), A Comprehensive Curriculum for Trauma Nursing, Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1992.

Blunt, E. and Stellar, JJ. "Abused/Battered Persons", in Bayley, E. and Turcke, S. (eds.), A Comprehensive Curriculum for Trauma Nursing, Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1992.

1991

Stellar, JJ. "Pediatric Surgery", in Meeker, M. and Rothrock, J. (eds.), Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery, (9th ed.), St. Louis:C.V. Mosby, 1991.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Stellar JJ. “Care of the Pediatric bariatric patient-Adolescent Transitioning to Adult Care” WOCN ® Society’s 51st Annual Conference, Nashville TN, June 22-26, 2019

Stellar JJ. “Medical Device Related Pressure Injuries in Pediatrics: Results of the Braden QD Study,” Oral research presentation,  WOCN ® Society’s 51st Annual Conference, Nashville TN, June 22-26, 2019

2018

Stellar JJ. “Challenging Pediatric Ostomies” WOCN ® Society’s 50th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 3-6, 2018.

2017

Stellar JJ. “Troubleshooting challenging ostomies in infant and children,” NCN (Local Chapter of SPN) Regional  Pediatric Nursing conference, Wilmington, Delaware, October 2017.

Stellar, JJ, Brodecki, D, Hutchins, L, Davis, KF.  Hospital-acquired pressure injury in pediatrics: patterns and  characteristics of injuries over a 6-year period. Scientific and Clinical Abstracts From the WOCN ® Society’s 49th Annual Conference Salt Lake City, Utah, May 19-23, 2017.

Stellar, JJ. From Cradle to College: Care of the Pediatric Patient with a Urinary Diversion From Infancy Through  Adolescence. (2017).  Scientific and Clinical Abstracts From the WOCN ® Society’s  49th Annual Conference Salt Lake City, Utah, May 19-23, 2017.

Adler, A, Bender, K, Bird, GL, Brown, L, Costarino, A, Field, C, Helman, S, Kraus, B, Madu, Chinonyerem,  Omensetter, N, Stellar, JJ, Yuerek, M. “Reducing Arterial Line Injuries in Pediatric cardiac Intensive care  Patients.” Cardiology 2-17, Orlando, FL, Feb 2017.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association
Society of Pediatric Nurses
Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nursing Society