Virtual Reality Simulated Patient Encounters

Diabetes Management

This Simulated Patient Encounter maps to Scenario PED 32 – Ricky Alvarez – Hyperglycemia Diabetes Mellitus – Adolescent – Management of Hyperglycemia on the Elsevier Evolve Platform

Ricky Alvarez, a 13-year-old Native American male with poorly managed type 1 diabetes, presented to the emergency department with a foot wound infection and possible hyperglycemia. After initial treatment, he was admitted for IV antibiotics, diabetes management, and teaching. During this scenario, learners must prioritize and implement nursing interventions for an adolescent patient.

 

This case can be purchased separately or as part of Elsevier’s SLS for RN Bundle

Learning Objectives

‘- Conduct appropriate assessments
– Recognize abnormal findings and respond with needed interventions
– Communicate effectively with patient and patient’s mother
– Provide patient education as needed
– Document all findings, interventions, and patient responses

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MINIMUM:

OS: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 | AMD FX-4350
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 2060
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:

OS: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i7-2300 | AMD FX-4350
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 3060
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space