The Center for Simulation Technology and Academic Research (CSTAR)
Our 13,000 square foot, state-of-the-art simulator lab which features both medical and surgical simulator facilities. Full size human simulators are available for house staff to practice "code blue" scenarios as well as perform common procedures. A partial list includes of such procedures include: non-invasive airway management, endotracheal intubation, surgical airways, difficult airway adjuncts, cardiac defibrillation and pacing, tube thoracostomy, central line placement, intravenous and intraosseous initiation, drug administration, lumbar puncture, birthing, and ultrasound. These simulators can also be used to recreate a variety of realistic clinical scenarios such as seizures, anaphylaxis, respiratory failure and gastrointestinal bleeding amongst others. Read more »
Harvey, the Cardiac Patient Simulator
"Harvey" is a half mannequin capable of simulating the bedside findings of 26 cardiovascular conditions and physical exam findings of 40+ heart diseases. This is a proven teaching device in use at universities and hospitals throughout the world. Harvey is available to all medical students and resident trainees.