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With the ability to emulate nearly perfect humanlike characteristics in emergency situations from massive bodily injury and drug overdoses to a heart attack and allergic reactions, interactive human patient simulation technology is a fast growing trend in training those we depend on to provide care in emergency situations.
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Far more advanced than the days of the resuscitation trainers, Stan's Human Patient Simulation technology not only mimics symptoms but also responds directly to treatment administered by trainees including oxygen, intravenous drugs and defibrillationall without the aid of an instructorbringing real life emergency scenarios to the training field.
"The stress in a training session is very real," said Shena Ferguson Director of Clinical Education at the Basic Advancement Trauma Computer Assisted Virtual Experience (B.A.T.C.A.V.E.). "Since Stan responds directly to the trainees' actions, students are not only learning technical skills but are exposed to the high-pressure of saving a life in an emergency situation. My trainees always break a sweat during sessions with Stan."
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