Psychology Night Research Posters and Presentations

Poster Title

Internship- Advocate

Faculty Sponsor, if applicable

Dr. Molly Brown

Project Abstract

This abstract will be describing the position and internship experience in the nutrition department at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. The intern position title is Nutritional Assistant, this role helps provide hospital patients with their meals during their stay. As part of this role, it is the interns responsibility to ensure that all diet orders follow along with both dietary restrictions as well as allergy restrictions if any. You will interact with nurses and patients via phone and face to face interactions. Interns should understand each diet order in order to answer any questions the patient or patients' family members may have regarding diet plans. Interns will also be expected to maintain patient satisfaction and patient confidentiality protected by HIPAA. As an intern you will encourage and ensure each patient has the opportunity to order meals during the appropriate meal times if they choose.

Type of Research

Human Services Concentration


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