Remedy Simulation Group
Remedy Simulation Group is a healthcare simulation industry leader in nursing simulation aids and also in the medical contract manufacturing field. The company believes that medical simulation plays an important role in the future of healthcare, and provides customers with two distinct ways to interface with the company: medical simulation training products and contract manufacturing for simulation products. Ultimately, Remedy Sim’s innovative products help learners studying in the medical disciplines to develop important and necessary skills by providing tactile, realistic scenarios for learning.
The company aims to strike a skillful balance between developing physical anatomical models that are realistic yet competitively priced. Remedy Simulation Group enhances this harmonious combination with superior customer service marked by a satisfaction guarantee and a responsive team of professional resources – equipped with essential product use and care expertise. The company’s services and custom products reach the entire medical education market, including nursing, pharmaceutical, medical devices, continuing education, and other healthcare simulation companies.
Using a pragmatic, solution-minded approach, Remedy Sim strives to reduce or eliminate the need for cadavers, animal testing, mannequins, and expensive and leak-prone full-size practice models. In their place, the company has created simplistically designed anatomical practice models that are both realistic and easy to use. Whether used independently, with a manikin, or with a standardized patient, Remedy Simulation Group shares that the company has solved complexity and realism challenges for a better practice experience.
Further, Remedy Sim believes that medical industry experts should play an integral role in the product development process. This is because these experts are able to provide helpful guidance and input to ensure the company’s anatomical practice models meet the distinct education and training needs of nurses and other medical professionals.
Today, Remedy Simulation Group uses a proprietary formulation of USA-made materials that most accurately reflect the feel and response of human tissue. To enhance the educational value, physical anatomical models must feel and react right to successfully blur the line between practice and the real thing. The company’s “obsessive attention to detail produces an extraordinary qualitative match that makes all the difference.”
Remedy Sim adds that “in the field of medicine, innovation is critical to making a difference.” For this reason, the company emphasizes the need to continually explore new ideas and deploy the latest tools and techniques to enhance our product development process.
From handmade proprietary formulations to advanced 3D printing capabilities, the company’s mold makers, casting experts, designers, and other industry professionals are dedicated to innovative solutions that pave new roads.
With backgrounds in research and development, biomedical engineering, and pharmaceuticals, Remedy Simulation Group’s predecessor company’s leadership team launched Remedy Simulation Group in 2016 in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. The purpose of the company was to create competitively priced and USA-made physical anatomical practice models for realistic practice.
This founding principle drives Remedy Simulation Group’s everyday operations on a continual quest toward improving the standard of practice through a solution-minded approach that addresses the root core of our customers’ needs. Carrying on with this principle in mind, the company is proud to currently provide supply stock and custom solutions to many of the leading nursing schools and pharmaceutical, medical device, and simulation companies in the U.S. and globally.
“Our goal is to couple high-quality and competitively priced physical modeling solutions with personalized guidance from experts who understand the importance of nurturing customer connections,” said Remedy Simulation Group President Dave Szabo.
Remedy Simulation Healthcare Simulation Product Examples
“Lance” Blood Glucose Test Trainer: “Lance” can be used for the simulation of finger stick and blood glucose testing. This product will enable a student or patient to have a realistic experience when testing blood sugar, using a glucose meter, and obtaining a reading. “Lance” fits over the finger of a standardized patient or manikin. “Lance” is shipped with a simulated blood fill kit. The fill kit includes 8mL of simulated blood with a 5mL syringe and a 23G industrial needle. The simulated blood will not register on actual blood glucose meters. Users will be able to lance the fingertip, get a “blood” sample and proceed in the simulation with either a simulated blood glucose monitor (not included), or an instructor-provided simulated blood glucose level.
“Patricia” Wearable Injection Pad: Patricia is a wearable injection pad for the practice of subcutaneous injections. Patricia is an abdominal injection pad that can be placed on a standardized patient or manikin. The material used mimics the realistic tissue penetration by including the feel of skin resistance when the needle punctures the skin surface. The injection pads include multiple skin layers and bottom drainage that can be used for fluid-filled syringe practices such as autoinjectors.
“Pete” Wearable Injection Pad: Pete is our second wearable injection pad which can be placed on a standardized patient or manikin and was designed to help students in the administration of intramuscular and Z-Track injections. Pete has a more muscular feel under the epidermis layer to mimic the Vastus Lateralis Muscle. Like “Patricia” it offers multiple skin layers and bottom drainage for use with fluid-filled syringes.
“Paddy” Small Injection Pad: Remedy’s original, and best-selling, injection training pad, “Paddy” is designed for the practice of four needle injections. The pad can be used to simulate Intramuscular, Subcutaneous, Intravenous, and Intradermal. A removable epidermis layer is placed on the surface of the pad allowing for the simulation of a “wheel” during intradermal injections. The skin puncture resistance, as well as the resistance throughout the injection, closely mimics the feel of a real injection. The pad has drainage on the bottom so it can be used with fluid-filled syringes.
“Patrick” Large Injection Pad: Remedy’s injection training product, “Patrick,” can be used to simulate intramuscular, intradermal (when used with our removable epidermis layers), subcutaneous and Z-track injections. Realistic puncture resistance mimics the feel of an actual injection. Bottom drainage allows the pad to be used with fluid-filled syringes. The skin on the pad can be grasped for more realistic injection scenarios.
“Ivy” IV Administration Trainer: “Ivy,” Remedy’s simulated IV trainer can be used for the training and practice of IV fluid and medication administration and flushing. Any standardized patient, task trainer, or manikin can be used with no special setup or cleanup. There is realistic blood return and no special fluids are required. “Ivy” can be used with any IV pump and tubing and is an economical, efficient way to practice setting IV flow rates.
Venous Bleu Venipuncture Trainer: “Venous Bleu” is Remedy’s industry-leading Venipuncture Trainer. Redesigned for 2020 “Venous Bleu” offers 30% more vein area for practice. The skin and blue shaded vein now include our VesSeal coating to endure more needle sticks with less leaking. This trainer provides realistic blood flashbacks and visibly represents the natural arm vein better than any other product on the market. It can be used on a standardized patient as well as a manikin and can be positioned on different parts of the arm and hand to simulate various points of entry. The hard backing is used to prevent unwanted needle punctures. “Venous Bleu” has replaceable parts and is a must-have option for simulating basic venipuncture skills.
“Cathi” Female Catheterization Package with Bladder:Cathi is a simulated female catheterization trainer. Cathi fits into most Laerdal manikins or into the Remedy Catheterization stand. The tissue is supple and pliable for easy spreading using the thumb and index finger. The labia minora realistically closes over the vaginal and urethral openings. Used to practice locating the urethral meatus and urinary catheter placement. Successful catheterization will be confirmed with urine flashback. The bladder module is used with an IV bag that can be hung or inserted into a pressure infuser bag to provide flashback. Cathi comes with the bladder and a 14 French Catheter.
“Willi” Male Catheterization Package with Bladder and Foreskin: Willi is a simulated male catheterization trainer. Willi fits into most Laerdal manikins or into the Remedy Catheterization stand. The feel of the material is realistic and delicate like actual tissue. Willi ships with a removable foreskin and “prostate band” which can help simulate an enlarged prostate. Successful catheterization will be confirmed with urine flashback. The bladder module is used with an IV bag that can be hung or inserted into a pressure infuser bag to provide flashback The bladder module is used with an IV bag that can be hung or inserted into a pressure infuser bag to provide flashback. Willi comes with the bladder and a 14 French Catheter.
Catheterization Stand: The Cathi/Willi stand is universally designed for use with our Cathi and Willi catheterization trainers. The stand provides proper positioning for our catheterization models and bladder to help mimic realistic catheter resistance. It is made from durable ABS plastic and has an anti-skid bottom. The stand can be used for tabletop.
Removable Epi-Layer: Replacement simulated epidermis layers to be used for intradermal injections on “Patrick” and “Paddy.” Each package contains 9 Epidermis Layers.
“Moulage Wound Care Trainer”: This kit was designed for the early assessment and treatment of different wounds and wound care. New for 2021 the “Moulage Wound Trainer Kit” comes with two practice wound dressing pads and 5 sheets of our moulage tattoos – simulating abrasions, burns, lacerations, puncture/stab wounds, and gunshot wounds that can be applied directly to the wound dressing pad, students or manikin. Learn more on the Remedy Simulation Group website or by reading the articles below.
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