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Task Trainers

Task trainers or partial manikins are lifelike models of human body parts. They can be an anatomical replica of a hand, arm, knee, torso and male or female pelvis. Task trainers are used to teach competency based and procedural skills like airway management, NG tube placement, lumbar puncture, basic life support and IV injection.

Task Trainers are designed to break down a specific physical task into simple action steps and information that help teach the learner biological concepts. Task trainers allow repeated practice of a specific skill building confidence and expertise for real-life situations.

Non-anatomical trainers use mechanics or other means to teach biological concepts. For example, the ventriloscope is a simulation stethoscope used to teach pulmonary and cardiac auscultation.

Task trainers may also be used in combination with standardized patients, for what is called a hybrid simulation; which allows learners to practice a skill while at the same time practicing effective communication with a patient.

Benefits of Task Trainers:

  • Repetition of a specific physical task allows the learner to develop both confidence and proficiency.
  • Learners can practice invasive procedures without the risk of injury to a patient.
  • The learner can make mistakes SAFELY

Our center has a wide variety of Task Trainers available to assist you with your training objectives. See our complete catalog of trainers online.

Task Trainers

Task Trainers

Task Trainers