Janelle Marie Traylor, RN, MSN, FNP, is a certified nurse practitioner who specializes in caring for children with urological issues, including daytime and nighttime wetting, recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI), urinary frequency and painful urination. Since 2010, she has been helping Children’s Health℠ patients restore independence and improve quality of life.
“When I treat kids for urinary incontinence and they come back for follow-up appointments and have been dry, you can see the renewed confidence that they have,” she says. “There is something about their smile and the way they carry themselves. They are so proud. That’s why I go to work every day.”
Janelle provides family-centered care that supports both child and parent. She believes in engaging parents in the care process, and she strives to help parents become active in their child’s care through open communication and understanding.
As a mom who had a child in the hospital, I understand the stress a medical condition can cause a family.
“As a mom who had a child in the hospital, I understand the stress a medical condition can cause a family,” says Janelle. “I understand that parents worry. I want to do my best to comfort the parents, while helping their child.”
At Baylor University, Janelle earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing, a Master of Science in nursing and a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degree. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Janelle has been a co-investigator on a number of research projects assessing the diagnostic techniques used in pediatric urology, as well as new treatments. She is also an active lecturer, presenting at local universities. Janelle serves as a preceptor for the University of North Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Baylor University and Texas Woman’s University. In this role, she teaches nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care professionals about the field of urology. She is currently on staff at UTA as clinical faculty for the Family Nurse Practitioner program.
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics with a urology affiliation, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Urological Association.
Janelle enjoys spending time outdoors, reading and visiting with friends and family. Most importantly, she loves spending time with her husband and two children.
Education and Training
- Graduate School
- Baylor University (2010)
- Board Certification
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
- Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)
- Daytime Wetting Urinary Incontinence
- Hematuria (Blood in Urine)
- Labial Adhesions
- Meatal Stenosis
- Neurogenic Bladder
- Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
- Retractile Testicles
- Spina Bifida (Myelomeningocele)
- Undescended Testes (Cryptorchidism - UDT)
- Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
- Urinary Urgency and or Frequency
- Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR)
In the clinic, Traylor evaluates and treats children with abnormal voiding behaviors, such as daytime and nighttime wetting, recurrent urinary tract infections, urinary frequency, and painful urination. She also performs newborn circumcisions.
Traylor has been a co-investigator on a number of research projects assessing the diagnostic techniques used in pediatric urology as well as new treatments. She is an active lecturer, presenting at professional meetings and universities across Texas. Traylor also serves as a preceptor for the University of North Texas Health and Science center, University of Texas at Arlington, Baylor University, and Texas Woman’s University, teaching nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care professionals about the field of urology. She is currently on staff at the University of Arlington at Texas as Clinical Faculty for the Family Nurse Practitioner program.
- Prevalence and risk factors for renal scars in children with febrile UTI and/or VUR: a cross-sectional observational study of 565 consecutive patients. Snodgrass WT, Shah A, Yang M, Kwon J, Villanueva C, Traylor J, Pritzker K, Nakonezny PA, Haley RW, Bush NC. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec;9(6 Pt A):856-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2012.11.019. Epub 2013 Mar 7.
- American Academy of Pediatrics: Urology Affiliation
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
- American Urological Association
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