Center for Experiential Learning

SimManEssential Bleeding

Screen capture of SimManEssentialSimManEssential Bleeding is a full body adult high fidelity mannequin. Using wireless technology the mannequin is wireless and very mobile making it a good in situ training solution.

Operation

SimManEssential Bleeding is operated by a tablet PC and uses a second tablet PC as the patient monitor. A web cam provides video and audio recording of the session overlaid with patient parameters through the scenario. The manikin will operate up to 4 hours on the battery or can be plugged in to provide all day use.

Specifications

Multiple airway skills/features

  • Controllable open/closed airway; automatically or manually controlled
  • Head tilt/Chin lift
  • Jaw thrust w/articulated jaw
  • Suctioning (Oral and Nasopharyngeal)
  • Bag-mask ventilation
  • Orotracheal intubation
  • Nasotracheal intubation
  • Combitube, LMA, and other airway placement
  • Endotracheal tube intubation
  • Retrograde intubation
  • Fiberoptic intubation
  • Transtracheal jet ventilation
  • Needle cricothyrotomy
  • Surgical cricothyrotomy
  • Variable airway resistance on/off
  • Right main stem intubation
  • Stomach distention
  • Decreased range of cervical motion

Circulation features

  • BP measured manually by auscultation of Korotkoff sounds
  • Carotid, femoral, radial, dorsalispedis, posterior tibialis pulses and brachialis (only left side) synchronized with ECG
  • Pulse strength variable with BP
  • Pulse Palpation is detected and logged

Pharmacology

  • Manual drug recognition
  • Extensive formulary

Bleeding Module

  • Arterial or Venus Bleeding site

Eyes

  • Blinking eyes
  • Eyes open, closed and partially open
  • Eye inserts, manually change pupils

Other features

  • Foley catheterization
  • Bowel Sounds – four quadrants
  • Patient Voice
    • Pre-recorded sounds
    • Custom sounds
    • Instructor can simulate patient’s voice wirelessly
  • Instructor Communication
    • Multiple instructors communicate using integrated voice over IP

Vascular access

  • IV arm (right arm) Establish IV
  • Intraosseous access (tibia and sternum)

Breathing features

  • Simulated spontaneous breathing
  • Bilateral and unilateral chest rise and fall
  • CO2 exhalation
  • Normal and abnormal breath sounds
    • 5 anterior auscultation sites
    • 6 posterior auscultation sites

Cardiac features

  • Extensive ECG library
  • Heart sounds – four anterior locations
  • ECG rhythm monitoring (4 wire)
  • 12 lead ECG display
  • Defibrillation and cardioversion
  • Pacing