Experience a realistic perfusion experience as you test your skills managing a host of perfusion related challenges. You will have the opportunity to manage hyper metabolic states, oxygenator failures, venous drainage problems, air embolus, aortic dissection and communication challenges. View video of CALIFIA
The CALIFIA simulator is designed to truly simulate the patient. The device reacts to whatever you do and whatever the proctor programs in. The Learner Screen is a touch screen that can provide the learner with gases, pressures, temperatures, cerebral oximetry, echo videos, a full CPB control panel. The simulator utilizes a full CPB circuit set up on a State of The Art Heart/Lung machine. It is an experience that is as real as it gets.
Learn how to insert and properly place the Abiomed Impella utilizing their Hi-Def physiologic patient monitoring system and Anatomical Vascular Model that allows the learner to visualize what is happening inside the vascular system.
Learn proper placement and patient selection for the CentriMag VAD and how central cannulation and high flows can be achieved without hemolysis.
Learn patient selection and utility of the AngioVac device.