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Apollo Patient Simulator

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Apollo Patient Simulator — Not just renamed. Apollo is METIman reborn.

All good things do not have to come to an end. They can be reimagined. They can be refreshed. They can be revitalized. They can be reborn. Apollo is the rebirth of METIman. Apollo retains all the essentials that made METIman the perfect companion for patient simulation, but goes much further to achieve an exceptional level of authenticity.

The metamorphosis from METIman to Apollo is more than a change in external features. Apollo’s integrated CPR analysis is compliant with the American Heart Association’s 2015 guidelines with correct hand placement, depth, and rate of compressions being captured. This is reflected in both the physiological feedback and as a virtual target on the instructor’s workstation. With
a choice of configurations and operating systems Apollo provides a wide range of flexibility and versatility in running Simulated Clinical Experiences (SCEs) for training and assessment.

Key Features
Airway
• Bag-valve-mask ventilation • Head tilt/chin lift
• Jaw thrust
• Tongue swelling
• Bronchial occluder

Breathing
• Bilateral and unilateral chest rise and fall
• Spontaneous breathing
• Integrated SpO2 finger probe with simulated patient monitor
• Breath sounds over entire lungs
• Bilateral chest tube insertion, sensored, with fluid output
• Pulmonary artery catheter and ability to wedge the catheter, with display on the waveform display monitor or a physiologic monitor

Circulation
• Defibrillation and cardioversion using live defibrillators
• Pacing (use of hands-free pads)
• 12-lead dynamic ECG display
• ECG monitoring posts and interface with real ECG monitor
• Bilateral blood pressure measurement by auscultation and palpation
• Bilateral carotid, brachial, radial, femoral, popliteal, posterior tibia, dorsalis pedis pulses

CPR
• New: CPR analysis that is compliant with AHA 2015 guidelines
• Adequate chest compressions result in simulated circulation, cardiac output, central and peripheral blood pressures, carbon dioxide return
• Correct hand placement

IV Placement / IO or IM Injections
• Bilateral IV placement sites in antecubital fossa and dorsum of hand
• IM injection site right deltoid
• Humeral IO site left deltoid

Neurological Pharmacology System
• Automatically calculates 68 intravenous and inhaled medications
• Responses are automatic, dose dependent and follow appropriate time course

Sounds
• Pre-recorded sounds and speech, custom vocalization recorded by the user, microphone
• Heart, bowel, and breath sounds (anterior and
posterior) independently controlled (type and
volume)
• Audible breathing sounds (wheezing and gasping)

Articulation
• Range of motion in the wrists, elbows, knees and ankles

Pre-Hospital Platform Additional Features
Airway
• Upper airway designed from CT scan data of a real human patient
• Surgical cricothyrotomy
• Needle cricothyrotomy
• Intubation: orotracheal, nasotracheal, ET tubes, LMA, retrograde, fiber optic, right mainstem
• Breakaway teeth
• Gastric distention with esophageal intubation • Laryngospasm
• Airway occluder
• Posterior oropharynx occlusion

Breathing
• Measures the presence or absence of carbon dioxide exhalation
• Bilateral needle decompression

Secretions
• Eye, nose and mouth

Nursing Platform Additional Features
Airway
• Airway reservoir supports suctioning of fluids via tracheostomy tube
IV Placement / IO or IM Injections
• Subclavian venous catheter

Gastrointestinal
• Gastric reservoir supports simulated gavage, lavage and gastric suction
• Blinking and reactive eyes with multiple settings • Convulsions

Gastrointestinal
• Nasogastric tube placement • Bowel sounds all 4 quadrants

Urinary
• Urinary catheterization
• Interchangeable genitalia

Trauma
• Bleeding and fluid drainage linked to physiology
• Two simultaneous bleeding/moulage sites with 1.5 L blood tank capacity
• Limbs can be removed at the knees and elbows to support amputations

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