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Peritoneal Dialysis Simulator

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The peritoneal dialysis simulator offers stand-alone education on all elements of managing a child on peritoneal dialysis, including assessment of patient and dialysate; monitoring and responding to patient variables and laboratory results; and identifying complications from device manipulations.

The simulator contains three sections:

1. Knowledge Guide: Text and interactive steps to demonstrate how to use the peritoneal dialysis simulator.
2. Tactics: Short problems for the learner to solve.
3. Cases: Clinical scenarios to teach peritoneal dialysis set-up, titration and troubleshooting.

When using the peritoneal dialysis simulator:

  • The simulator only stores progress for logged in users; to preserve your progress, please make sure to register and log in.
  • If the simulator does not completely fit in your browser window, you can adjust the size of the simulator by resizing your browser window.
  • If you are using Safari as your browser, you may need to enable Flash support.
  • Please send feedback or questions regarding the simulator to

Topics: Nephrology