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.
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. This trainer facilitates 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. This trainer demonstrates 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.
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.
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 TM
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.
- This trainer allows students to both collect CSF fluid and measure CSF fluid pressure under clinically realistic conditions.
- 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.
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.
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 Exam Sim
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.
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.
A realistic representation of the buttocks, anus and rectum allowing for the practice of diagnostic skills associated with rectal examination.
For information on additional capabilities and accessory modules, as well as documentation regarding the specific operation of Simulation Equipment, please use the following links: