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Simulators Task Trainers

WV STEPS uses a variety of patient simulators capable of everything from trembling and crying to bleeding or giving birth.  Manikins and trainers give clinicians the opportunity to learn, rehearse and perfect skills from the simple to the highly complex.  Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are learned and mastered to improve patient care.


METI- Human Patient Simulator

The HPS offers the highest level of clinical features and monitored parameters including palpable pulses, self-regulating control of breathing, heart, breath and bowel sounds, electrocardiograms, pulmonary artery pressure, cardiac output and more.


A portable and advanced patient simulator for team training. SimMan® has realistic anatomy and clinical functionality. SimMan® provides simulation-based education to challenge and test students’ clinical and decision-making skills during realistic patient care scenarios. SimMan® includes well-proven software and an interactive technologically advanced manikin allowing learners to practice the emergency treatment of patients.

Resusci Anne Advanced SkillTrainer

Anatomically realistic airway allows training in basic to intermediate airway management with various adjuncts.


METI recognizes the minute but crucial differences that make pediatric medicine uniquely challenging – distinctions in anatomy, reactions to drugs, types of injuries and underlying physical conditions. Just as the HPS relies on highly precise computer modeling of human physiology and pharmacology, the PediaSim operates on the basis of delicately calibrated mathematical equations that reflect those of the pediatric patient.


The BabySIM makes it possible to prepare learners for interaction with our most vulnerable patients—in a safe, realistic learning environment. Intricate details such as realistic touch and feel, clinched fists and a loving layer of baby fat help create an appropriate representation of a three- to six-month old infant. The educational value of the BabySIM is summed up in the fact that critical care interventions—such as infant CPR, airway management, drug administration and defibrillation, to name a few—can be practiced on the simulator, better preparing healthcare professionals for critical events involving infants.


An interactive simulator, designed by Laerdal with the American Academy of Pediatrics to meet the training requirements of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). With realistic newborn traits and lifelike clinical feedback, SimNewB helps neonatal healthcare providers improve team dynamics, build confidence, and practice in a risk-free environment.

Gaumard NOELLE®

  • Wireless NOELLE® the delivery manikin smoothly transitions between physiologic states in response to commands from a wireless PC. Airway, breathing and circulation procedures, vertex, breech and C-section deliveries. Complications include shoulder dystocia and PPH.
  • Dynamic perinatal monitor, maternal and neonatal vital signs monitors allows high level delivery simulation.

Gaumard Newborn HAL®

  • Physical size is 50th percentile at 40 weeks gestational age
  • Self-contained respiratory and circulatory functions allow high level newborn scenarios. Hal has motion including seizures, crying synchronized with breathing and umbilical and brachial pulses.

Laerdal®ALS Baby™

A portable skill trainer for realistic infant resuscitation training. The manikin is a three-month-old infant with an anatomy that offers exceptional realism for individual training. The Laerdal ALS baby offers the opportunity to practice advanced resuscitation skills, including airway management, professional rescuer CPR, vascular access, and 4-lead ECG monitoring.

MPL MegaCode Man

A fully articulated training manikin ideal for rescue exercises. Mobile for use in field extrication, triage, and transport training. Realistic articulation for application of cervical collars, splints and traction or application to spineboard. ALS features allow defibrillation and intubation.

Nursing Anne VitalSim Advanced Simulator

Nursing Anne is a manikin designed for scenario-based training for the care and management of a wide variety of in-hospital patients. Nursing Anne is an efficient, effective, flexible manikin for clinical training in women’s health, obstetrics, post-partum, wound assessment and care, and general patient assessment and care.

Patient Kelly

Anatomical openings for gastric tube insertion as well as various ostomy and chest tube openings for site care and maintenance. Subclavian IV and Trach opening for tube placement and care, intramuscular injections are possible. Interchangeable female and male genitalia for urinary and enema procedures.


VitalSim simulates ECGs, heart sounds, fetal heart sounds, breath sounds, bowel sounds, blood pressure and pulses. VitalSim also allows instructors to run pre-programmed scenarios as well as write their own custom scenarios to meet their specific learning objectives.

NBC Module

Laerdal Simulated NBC Module offers the ability to replicate the effects of toxic gasses on the central nervous system by producing realistic, frothy, bodily fluids that emanate from tear ducts, mouth and nose.

Task Trainers

Kyoto Kagaku EYE Examination Simulator

An innovative trainer for fundus examination, designed to allow examination of eyegrounds with the physician's own ophthalmoscope. Various cases can be set up for trainees using combinations of choice of slides, depth and pupil diameter.

Soft and supple material allows hands-on simulation of real examination procedures, such as raising the eyelid.

Kyoto Kagaku EAR Examination Simulator.

Designed for training in the examination of the external acoustic meatus and tympanic membrane directly with an otoscope. Designed for training in distinguishing cases and also practicing earwax and foreign body removal.

Endoscopy AccuTouch System

The AccuTouch® endoscopy surgical simulator’s modular design allows medical training of multiple disciplines on the same platform:

  • Flexible bronchoscopy
  • Upper gastrointestinal flexible endoscopy
  • Lower gastrointestinal flexible endoscopy

Laerdal® Infant Airway Management Trainer

The Laerdal Infant Airway Management Trainer provides the realistic anatomy of a three-month-old infant for teaching and practicing basic and advanced airway management skills.

Pediatric Airway Management Trainer

Features landmarks including uvula, vocal cords, glottis, epiglottis, larynx, arytenoid cartilage, trachea, esophagus, and inflatable lungs and stomach. Perform nasal and oral intubation.

Laerdal®Airway Management Trainer

Lifelike upper torso and head simulates real-world complications when practicing a variety of intubation, ventilation, and suction techniques. Realistic representation of human anatomy, tissue, and skin.

Life/form® Advanced "Airway Larry" Airway Management Trainer

Allows practice of oral, digital, and nasal intubation, as well as E.T., E.O.A., P.T.L., L.M.A., E.G.T.A., and Combitube® insertion. Cricoid pressure changes the position of the trachea and closes the esophagus, allowing realistic practice of the Sellick maneuver. Larry has a slightly anterior position, swelling tongue, and vocal cords allowing introductory as well as advanced training.

Simulaids Critical Airway Management Trainer

This very difficult intubation head, coupled with the CPR torso, supplies the challenges for initiating respiratory care to the critical patient. By using the features of tongue swelling and laryngospasm the instructor creates a critical airway management problem that requires the student to perform cricothyrotomy. In addition, two external and one internal bleeding wounds demand attention with suctioning and bleeding control.

Baby Umbi

Female newborn infant reproduction designed for the practice of umbilical catheterization.

Retractable umbilical cord for actual catheterization.

Two arteries and vein molded into umbilical cord facilitate:

  • Low UAC
  • High UAC
  • Umbilical Vein Catheter

Securing and dressing procedures may be practiced.

Vascular Access Virtual Reality Simulator

The Virtual I.V. system is a fully interactive self-directed learning system for training intravenous catheterization. The system’s superior 3D graphics provide realism and its force feedback simulates the feel of vascular access, providing an accurate, truly virtual reality training experience. Virtual patients respond with bleeding, bruising, and swelling.

Multi-Venous IV Training Arms

Lifelike arm reproductions with multi-vein system designed for peripheral intravenous therapy.

Accessible veins include median, basilic and cephalic.

Palpable veins enable site selection and preparation.

Infusible veins allow peripheral therapy with IV bolus or push injection method.

Laerdal® IV Torso

The Laerdal IV Torso enables the practice of IV access to the:

  • External jugular vein
  • Internal jugular vein via the anterior, central and posterior approach
  • Subclavian vein
  • Femoral vein

Vascular Access - Chester Chest™

Lifelike model of human torso with detachable right arm designed for the insertion care, and removal of common long-term vascular access routes.

  • Chest has real, implanted IAVD
  • Prepositioned surgically implanted CVC and PICC line
  • External jugular and subclavian catheters can be added

Difficult accessing inserts (3)

  • Blood withdrawal
  • Heparinization and fluid infusion
  • Dressing and suturing techniques

Simulab Central Line Man Simulator

CentraLineMan is a Central Vascular Catheterization training solution that allows medical professionals to train using real-time ultrasound guidance during catheter placement.

Central Vascular Catheterization, using Subclavian, Supraclavicular, and Internal Jugular approaches.

Palpating anatomic landmarks significant to the procedure.

Simulab Femoral Line Man Simulator

FemoraLineMan is ultrasound compatible and offers an effective training solution for central venous access using the femoral vein route. Anatomically correct body form with identifiable landmarks Differentiates arterial and venous blood to show positive or negative results.

Simulab Vascular Access Child Simulator

The VascularAccessChild is the only high fidelity soft tissue pediatric simulator designed to train central line placement. Anatomically correct, soft tissue five year old with internal and external landmarks.

Differentiates arterial and venous blood to show positive or negative results allows access of internal jugular, subclavian and femoral sites.

Kyoto Kagaku Arterial Puncture Wrist.

Radial artery puncture is a common approach for blood collection and artery catheterization; however, it is a challenging skill for operators. This innovative simulator is designed to provide training in artery puncture with true-to-life feeling.

The TraumaMan®

A cutting edge surgical simulator is an anatomical human body form designed for students to practice several surgical procedures. The System is a simulated human torso with four anatomically correct surgical zones. It is designed for replaceable tissue sets that allow each student a "first cut" experience.

The F.A.S.T. Module for SONORIO™

Provides an excellent tool to learn to read a F.A.S.T. (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma) exam. This diagnostic ultrasound training system allows the user to learn about: Landmarks on the body used for identification of window locations for the exam and reading and understanding the various normal and abnormal views.

Kyoto Kagaku Lumbar Puncture Simulator II.

Closely simulates the lumbar anatomy including the anatomical landmarks.

Provides life-like sensation of both skin and tissue resistance to the spinal needle.

Allows students to both collect CSF fluid and measure CSF fluid pressure under clinically realistic conditions.

DPL Trainer

Soft tissue abdominal wall.

Fluid Retention Tray allows fluid to be contained within abdominal cavity.

Mock blood can be introduced into the Fluid Retention Tray to simulate abdominal trauma.

Includes perineum.

METI Surgical Education Center

Beta site for the METI Learner Management Platform.

The platform spans training activities with various computer modules. The individual modules create an outline of learning objectives, including educational content and description of practice models to reach those objectives. Learners can complete the educational tasks and record their progress for faculty evaluation.

FLS Laparoscopic Trainer Box

A device for surgical residents and practicing surgeons that facilitates the development of psychomotor skills and dexterity required during the performance of basic laparoscopic surgery.

LTS 2000

Enables physicians to practice and perfect the skills required for performing safe and efficient laparoscopic surgery. The simulated abdominal wall, adjustable floor mat, and interchangeable models allow hands-on laparoscopic manipulations to be conducted under realistic physical conditions. This platform is connected to our METI Educational System allowing recording of the exercise for evaluation by faculty at any time.

Pelvic Trainer - Female Clinical Mk 2

Female pelvic examination is a critical procedure that needs to be taught away from the patient. The Clinical Female Pelvic Trainer presents accurate anatomical and tactile representation of the female pelvis for 'hands on' examination and diagnosis of pathologies and abnormalities. It can be used for many levels of training from undergraduate onwards as well as for family health. The uncluttered design of this model enables trainers to concentrate on essential anatomy and procedure.

METI Pelvic Exams

The basic system components include a female pelvic cavity, interchangeable internal anatomy and a laptop Computer Workstation allows practicing both bimanual pelvic and rectal exams. The sensors inside the pelvic cavity provide direct feedback to the Computer Workstation. This complete system provides immediate feedback to the instructor and the learner on how accurately the examination is being performed, increasing both skills acquisition and confidence in the process.

Family Planning Educator

Our family planning educator is a popular "desktop" simulator for demonstration of introduction and removal of an IUD, diaphragm, and sponge contraception devices. In addition, bi-annual examination techniques may be practiced and normal and abnormal uterine positions may be demonstrated.

Obstetrical Manikin

This is an anatomically correct pelvic model with full term newborn and placenta to give your trainees realistic practice in multiple techniques, and to learn the procedure for emergency childbirth.

Prostate Examination Simulator

Teach techniques of prostate examination with the Prostate Examination Simulator.

Rectal Exam Trainer

A realistic representation of the buttocks, anus and rectum allowing for the practice of diagnostic skills associated with rectal examination.