The use of simulation has enhanced medical training for decades. The use of SimMan currently improves and assists the following, among other uses:

  • Proper Swann Ganz placement and use
  • Use of a Rapid Infusor for isotonic solution or (simulated) blood
  • Testing varying lung compliance on a ventilator
  • Resident instructed Chest Tube placement
  • Critical Difficult Airway Management
  • Failed Airway Emergency Management 

Additionally, the value of simulation is growing in several research arenas:

  • Medical Education Curriculum Development
  • Nursing Essentials
  • Change in Clinical Pathways (New Medications, New Protocols)
  • Team Training Education
  • Validating Testing and Evaluation Tools for healthcare professionals
  • Development of new or modifying current Simulation technology
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