Julie Kuzin, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-826-5600
Fax: 832-825-1107

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
Legacy Tower, 19th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Texas Children's Hospital

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Houston Health Science Center bachelors Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2000
University of Texas Houston Health Science Center masters Master of Science in Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care 2004
Rush University postgraduate training Post Master Certificate – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care 2008

About

My nurse practitioner role is a call to serve children and families during times of illness, which is an extraordinary privilege.  My philosophy is simple, do everything I can to give excellent care to my patients.  I am committed to making a positive impact through my decisions and interactions with families.  Good outcomes don’t happen by chance.  Thorough gathering and synthesis of patient data into accurate and targetable problems is the first step and key to successful treatment.  I treasure being a nurse practitioner, I am able to participate in restoring children to health and supporting families through difficult times.  

Clinical Interests

Family centered care 
Acute and critical cardiac care 
 
Research Interests

Nurse practitioner impact on patient outcomes 
Education and training of pediatric nurse practitioners 
Development of effective provider communication skills  
 

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Member
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Member
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Zeta Pi Chapter Member
Society of Pediatric Cardiac Nurses Member
Texas Nurse Practitioners Member

Selected Publications

Kuzin, J.K. & Reid, P.P. (2020). Cardiology: Carditis. In Bolick, B.,  ReuterRice, K., Madden, M., & Severin, P. (Eds). Pediatric Acute Care; A Guide for Interprofessional Practice (2nd ed.)(Chp 22.1). Elsevier. 

Kuzin, J.K. (2011). Cardiology: Rheumatic Fever, Carditis. In Bolick, B. & Reuter-Rice, K. (Eds). Pediatric Acute Care; A Guide for Interprofessional Practice.  
 
Moffett, B.S., Goldstein, S.L., Adusei, M, Kuzin, J.K., Mohan, P., Mott, A.R., (2011). Risk factors of postoperative acute kidney injury in pediatric cardiac surgery patients receiving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 12(5):555-9.  
 
Tan, L.H., Du L.Z., Carr, M.R., Kuzin, J.K., Moffett, B.S.& Chang, A.C. (2011). Captopril Induced Reversible Acute Renal Failure in Premature Neonate with Double Outlet Right Ventricle and Congestive Heart Failure. World Journal of Pediatrics 7(1):89-91.  
 
Kuzin, J.K., Yborra J.G., Taylor M.D., Chang A.C., Altman C.A., Whitney G.M., & Mott A.R.. (2007).  Family Member Presence During Interventions in the Intensive Care Unit: Perceptions of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Providers. Pediatrics 120(4): e895-e901.