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About Pocket Nurse

Pocket Nurse® is a nurse owned and operated company that has been selling medical supplies and equipment to Healthcare Educators and Simulation Labs nationwide since 1992. Pocket Nurse® has over 8,500 products to assist Educators teach all aspects of a healthcare curriculum or to fully equip a Clinical Simulation Lab. Pocket Nurse® is the exclusive distributor of Demo Dose® simulated medication for education. Pocket Nurse® also carries Custom Student Health Totes. Each Tote can be customized to meet the needs of individual programs.  At Pocket Nurse®, exceeding the expectations of our customers is our primary goal!

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About Limbs & Things

With the customer at the heart of the business, Limbs & Things continues to collaborate with clinical partners and global healthcare educators to drive forward quality simulation solutions into a widening range of disciplines for tomorrow’s healthcare and education needs. Our many awards over the years serve as testament to the research and development expertise within the business and the commitment to improved patient care. The most prestigious of all was the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2013, recognizing the innovative approach to delivering high quality and relevant skills, training tools and solutions. Bristol, UK remains the hub for the corporate office and manufacturing, working alongside our subsidiaries in the United States, Australia and Sweden. In partnership with our distributors, the products reach each of the 6 continents across the globe (over 80 countries globally). Our range of products continues to grow, with new and innovative products launched each year.

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About KB Port

KbPort™ is a software and hardware development company. Our main focus has been in the medical training community where our founder has been designing recording, debriefing, and simulator solutions since 1994. We have a team of cutting edge engineers who have developed the next generation of simulation teaching tools. Along with our experienced sales team, we have cultivated teaching tools that are simple, realistic and most of all, functional. KbPort™ builds tools that assist the teaching community with recording, debriefing, course management, inventory management, user management, scheduling management, storage, and simulator component integration. We have designed our own simulators that work in conjunction with hi-fidelity manikins and standardized patients, which together create the most realistic hospital training environment.

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About Kyoto Kagaku America

Formerly known as “the specimens division” of the Shimadzu Corporation during the Meiji Period, Kyoto Kagaku was founded in 1948 in post-war Japan. Now in the wake of medical advancement, our activities are widely involved in the field of scientific education through development of simulation models and phantoms to support healthcare professionals throughout the world. We believe it is our duty not only to deliver quality products to the present generation, but also to invest in the future, and Kyoto Kagaku will continue to pursue innovation to provide state-of-the-art technology. Our nation’s high proportion of elderly citizens has brought the demand for quality medical practice to unprecedented standards. In the last decade, globalization has also left an expansive impact on our economy, and we are watching our international audience grow on a daily basis. It is our duty, then, to contribute to the advancement of medical education worldwide and better meet the needs of our community. We also believe in fostering a safe and effective class experience while enhancing the individual’s practice to capture an all-encompassing learning environment. From clinical to communication skills, our products will provide an enriching training space to refine user skills that will be applicable throughout various medical fields. 

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About Cardionics

The leader in innovative auscultation simulation and hands-on interactive training systems. For over forty years, Cardionics has been an innovator and leader in auscultation products and services which facilitate and support classroom education, clinical, and tele-health programs in medical institutions and universities throughout the world. Cardionics was founded by the late Dr. Abe Ravin, M.D., FACC in 1969. Dr. Ravin was a cardiologist and professor of clinical medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver. Dr. Ravin developed the first heart and sound simulator to assist his students in learning to identify and differentiate normal and abnormal cardiac and pulmonary sounds. The American College of Cardiology acknowledged Dr. Ravin’s contribution with the distinguished Gifted Teacher Award. Today and into the future, Cardionics approach continues to set the pace for auscultation products and services through the development of unique, interactive, and experiential systems that integrate seamlessly into classroom, clinical, and tele-health applications.

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About OtoSim

OtoSim, Inc. is the leading innovator in otoscopy and ophthalmoscopy simulation and training tools. OtoSim 2™, PneumatoSim™, and OphthoSim™ simulation systems include motion-tracking examination devices, libraries of clinical scenarios, and a series of interactive self-examinations to bridge the training gap between the classroom and the clinic, enabling trainees to develop skills to excel in the clinical environment. Clinical studies have shown a doubling in diagnostic accuracy with OtoSim™ simulators offering unparalleled level of interactivity between an instructor and a student for both improved teaching and learning experience. Our platforms also allow one instructor to teach large groups of students at one time, maximizing productivity of limited teaching time and reducing variability in teaching smaller groups.

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About SynDaver Labs

SynDaver Labs designs and builds the world’s most sophisticated synthetic human tissues and body parts. Our SynDaver Synthetic Human bleeds, breathes, and employs hundreds of replaceable muscles, bones, organs, veins and arteries – all made from materials that mimic the mechanical, thermal, and physicochemical properties of live tissue. This validated technology is used to replace live animals, cadavers and even human patients in medical device studies, clinical training and surgical simulation.

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About Robert Morris University Simulation Certificate Program 

The Robert Morris University Simulation Certificate Program offers an intensive online 8 week class format focusing on leadership in simulation. Instructors are all PhD prepared CHSE and CHSOS certified instructors who currently work and are conducting research in simulation. Attendees complete an online portfolio with products developed during the 3 courses, for their own future marketability. Online certificate courses begin in either January or August and finish within 6 months. Attendees complete 9 graduate credit hours in leadership in simulation facilitation and instruction, organizational leadership and management, and innovative trends in healthcare for simulation.

To learn more visit the Robert Morris University Simulation Certificate Program website