Equipment in the SMART Centre

METI Human Patient Simulator – version4 and version6 (more .....)

The Human Patient Simulator (HPS) is used by trainees by programming appropriately complex scenarios for that level. Several methodologies can be used to teach, including any combination of the following:


  • patient condition known or unknown to trainee
  • diagnosis and / or treatment
  • pauses for discussion or run in real time
  • equipment in-service, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • teamwork and communication skills (medical content is irrelevant)
  • evaluation / testing (try until you pass, not one chance with a grade)

HPS systems are based on physiologic and pharmacologic modeling programs which create realistic patient responses automatically, based on user interventions.  The centre has two adult manikins.

Paediatric Intubation Trainer


Anatomically accurate reproduction of a pediatric torso designed for teaching the differences in pediatric and adult anatomy for airway management procedures.

  • Anatomically accurate airway allows sizing and insertion of various airway adjuncts: Oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway insertion
  • Endotracheal tube insertion and securing
  • Bag valve mask ventilation
  • Tracheal suctioning
  • Manually generated carotid pulse
  • Closed chest compressions

Infant Airway Management Trainer


provides the realistic anatomy of a three-month-old infant for teaching and practicing basic and advanced airway management skills.

  • Realistic anatomy of the tongue, oropharynx, epiglottis, larynx, vocal cords, and trachea
  • Practicing of oral and nasal intubation
  • Practicing use of LMA (Laryngeal Mask Airway)
  • Correct tube placement can be checked by practical inflation test
  • Bag-Valve-Mask ventilation can be practiced
  • Sellick Maneuver can be performed
  • Stomach inflation
  • Realistic tissue simulation

Neonatal Intubation Trainer Head


allows teaching of intubation skills on the newborn baby. 

  • Realistic anatomy of a newborn baby
  • Intubation (oral and nasal)
  • Bag-Valve-Mask ventilation
  • Correct tube placement can be checked by practical inflation test  

AT Kelly Torso


designed for training central venous access and chest decompression with the added benefit of airway management features.

  • Airway management by manual maneuvers and mechanical devicesIntubation (oral and nasal)
  • Oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway insertion
  • Manually generated carotid pulse
  • Stomach auscultation to verify proper positioning
  • Abdominal Thrust Maneuver may be performed
  • Closed chest compressions
  • Tension pneumothorax decompression (mid-clavicular and mid-axillary)
  • Subclavian cannulation (right side)

Heartsim 200 (Pacing Simulator)

The Heartsim 200 is a battery-powered ECG rhythm simulator designed to provide basic, modified, and pediatric rhythms with variable pulse rate and strength. 
  • Offers a total of 30 cardiac rhythms
  • 17 modified rhythms including Torsade de Pointes
  • 7 pediatric rhythms

Megacode Kelly Basic With Vitalsim

  • training in advanced life support, pre-programmed scenarios provide standardized training while customizable scenarios and real time instructor control allows adaptation to meet individual student’s needs
  • airway allows for insertion of standard airway devices with the addition of the LMA and Combitube
  • 1400+ cardiac rhythms with synchronized pulses allows students to interpret and intervene using defibrillation, pacing, and drug administration
  • Use of clinical monitors, defibrillators, and external pacers for practice of live interventions
  • Allows student assessment of heart, breath and bowel sounds, pupillary assessment of normal, constricted and dilated pupils
  • Intravenous drug administration via IV bolus or drip using the multivenous pediatric IV arm
  • Chest tube insertion can be practiced at the left mid-axillary site, at the 4th and 5th intercostal spaces. 

Laerdal Als Baby Trainer


is a portable skill trainer for realistic infant resuscitation training. ALS Baby manikin is a three-month-old infant with an anatomy that offers exceptional realism for individual training. The Laerdal ALS baby offers the opportunity to practice advanced resuscitation skills, including airway management, professional rescuer CPR, vascular access, and 4-lead ECG monitoring.

  • Realistic airway anatomy with tongue, oropharynx, epiglottis, larynx, vocal cords and trachea
  • Practicing of bag-valve-mask ventilation, oral and nasal intubation and use of LMA (Laryngeal Mask Airway)
  • CPR can be performed
  • 3-lead, 4 connectors ECG monitoring
  • Intraosseous needle insertion with aspiration of bone marrow
  • Sellick Maneuver can be performed

Spinal Injection Simulator

is a valuable training and teaching aid allowing realistic demonstration and practice of all spinal injections. Spinal injection techniques include spinal anesthesia, spinal tap, epidural analgesia, caudal analgesia, sacral nerve block, and lumbar sympathetic block. Simulator may be used to demonstrate Post Dura Puncture Headache (PDPH) prevention. The L1 and L2 sections of the vertebral column are clearly visible. The functional portion of this injection model includes L3-L5 vertebrae, plus the sacrum and coccyx.


Female Multi Venous Iv Arm Kit

Lifelike arm reproduction with multi-vein system designed for peripheral intravenous therapy


Arterial Stick Arm Kit

  • Flexible wrist enables proper positioning
  • Arterial pressure may be generated manually
  • Artery palpation is possible
  • Percutaneous puncture sites in both brachial and radial artery
  • Infusible arteries with ability to pressurize system, enable blood backflow in syringe
  • Drain plug in deltoid of arm

Laerdal Iv Torso

allows practicing of intravenous access techniques for both advanced cardiac life support and trauma to the:

  • External jugular vein
  • Internal jugular vein via the anterior, central and posterior approach
  • Subclavian vein
  • Femoral vein
  • A pulse bulb enables the instructor to create a palpable pulse in the manikin’s arteries
  • Long catheters can be placed into the training model
  • Realistic tissue simulation
  • Both Neck Pad and Femoral Pad are replaceable
  • Pads can be replaced without use of any tools

Pneumothorax Trainer


with bilateral tension pneumothoracies and decompression portals in each axilla and sub-clavian region, is specifically designed for training professionals in the practice of chest decompression.

  • Anatomical landmarks aid in site location
  • Bilateral mid-axillary and mid-clavicular sites available for decompression
  • Heimlich Abdominal Thrust Maneuver may be performed

Airway Management Trainer 

The Laerdal Airway Management Trainer’s lifelike upper torso and head simulates real-world complications when practicing a variety of intubation, ventilation, and suction techniques    


AIRTRAQ Optical Laryngoscope

the industry’s first disposable optical laryngoscope, is a visual guiding system for routine and complex airway use.  The high definition optical system provides a magnified view during laryngoscopic procedures.

Ready to use and easy to insert, the AIRTRAQ has a built-in anti-fog system and a light source.  AIRTRAQ laryngoscopes include adult, pediatric, and infant sizes, nasotracheal and double lumen tube configurations.  The AIRTRAQ DL facilitates double lumen endobronchial tube insertions and the AIRTRAQ NT, available in adult and pediatric sizes, is for use during nasal intubations using endotracheal tubes. 

Additional AIRTRAQ applications 
    •   Emergency settings
    •   Cervical spine immobilization
    •   Fiberscope, gastroscope guidance
    •   Tube exchange capabilities
    •   Vocal cord visualization
    •   Foreign body removal

Glidescope video intubation trainer


provides a consistently clear view of the patient's airway, enabling quick intubation. GlideScope is clinically proven to achieve a C/L Grade I or II
view 99% of the time. Operational in seconds. Integrated high resolution camera. Anti-fogging mechanism resists lens contamination. Non-glare color monitor with NTSC video output to facilitate recording. Unique blade angulation


Patients with poor direct laryngoscopic view

Bariatric patients

Challenging airways (inability to view the vocal cords on direct view) due to anatomic variation or distortion

Small mouth opening (< 3 cm)

Limited neck extension

Excessive secretions in the airway (the GlideScope has an anti-fogging heat lamp to enable views in the presence of excess/bloody secretions)


Stortz video laryngoscope


The Storz DCI video laryngoscope system is one of the several airway devices on the market that incorporate video capability into the blades. The Storz DCI intergrates a fiberoptic bundle in the standard Macintosh blade.  A CCD (charge coupled device) camera housed in the laryngoscope handle produces the images. The Storz DCI Video Laryngoscope can be used successfully in difficult airways, bariatric, thoracic  and pediatric surgeries.


Stortz fibrescope

Storz 11302 BD2 Intubation Fiberscope has the latest in material and optics. Specs are:
Working Length:65 cm
Outer Diameter:3.7 mm
Working Channel: 1.5 mm
Deflection UP:140°
Deflection Down:140°
Angle of View:90°
Direction of View:0°


Sonosite Micromax Ultrasound


offers impressive image quality, wireless data transfer and extreme durability.

It yields high-quality images with speed and reliability while efficiently operating on either AC or battery power. The MicroMaxx system comes with a wide range of ultrasound transducers for multiple clinical applications. The SonoSite is has added high-performance features such as high-frequency linear and multi-plane transesophageal imaging.

The MicroMaxx system also includes SonoCalc® IMT, which is proprietary edge-detection software that enables clinicians and cardiology specialists to quickly and easily measure intima-media thickness of the carotid artery for assessment of arterial wall disease progression and cardiovascular risk.


2X KION anaesthetic machines



Other equipment include

  • Sony camera
  • DVD multi writer system
  • Sony video camera
  • Sony LCD 46"
  • Sony LCD 32"
  • HP Laptop
  • Apple Macbook
  • HP desktop PC
  • 2way communication radios
  • HP Patient monitor
  • Gas installation,fittings & accessories

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