eatrightPRO Practice Simulation Series

Practice Experience, Diabetes, pediatRic Online (P.E.D.R.O.)

P.E.D.R.O. is a pilot simulation that enhances and expands internship education by using a 3D hospital and conversation simulator.

Users meet Pedro, a 13-year-old boy, and his family as they learn of his diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. In the pilot-simulated practice experience, users complete the four steps of the Nutrition Care Process for inpatient and follow-up outpatient visits, contribute in an inter-professional team meeting, and learn about billing and coding.

While completing simulation, users also gain real experience with professional practice resources: the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Evidence Analysis Library (EAL), Health Informatics Infrastructure (ANDHII) and the openEMR certified electronic health record.

With the aid of a preceptor to evaluate the results, P.E.D.R.O. is intended to contribute towards the supervised practice and competency requirements for registered dietitian nutritionists.

*This practice simulation was funded by an educational grant from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

P.E.D.R.O. for Windows (zip file)
P.E.D.R.O. for Macs (zip file)

*Please note: Zip files are large files and may take several minutes to download.

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