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IV Trainers  - Wearable VetReaLifeSim for Realistic Vascular Access Practice

Realism in IV training for every level - 
Fundamental, advanced, and extreme (emergency).

Realism in IV training for every environment - 
Classroom and lab, hospital and clinic, farm and fields, and close-space and austere environments.

VetReaLifeSim provides repeated opportunities for safe live animal training and can also be used on animal simulators to enhance function (ability to start multiple IVs) and to extend sustainability of expensive equipment (protecting the investment by starting the IVs' in our products). 

“There is nothing like this to train to work with animals! It is the most innovative product I’ve seen.”
— Gilberto Sanchez MDV MSc. General Manager, Innovett Animal Care SA, San Jose, Costa Rica

VetReaLifeSim IV Trainers serve multiple purposes:

  1. provides multiple safe, realistic IV insertion skills practice opportunities (to improve competency);

  2. provides more provider-patient and team interaction skills practice (to improve confidence);

  3. provides measurable recorded outcomes for later review by learner and facilitator with the advanced version(for objective outcomes measures). We embedded sensors and developed an App for this. Yes, you can record and track both hands-on skills and interaction skills in the App to review and document objective performance outcomes.


VetReaLifeSim realistic IV training improves patient care.


Created by clinicians and developed by experts, VetReaLifeSim products provide a wearable clinical simulation training solutions. These IV Trainers are designed for veterinary students, veterinary professionals, and providers of emergency medical care for working animals.

The VetReaLifeSim IV/Blood draw task-trainer is the first IV trainer of its kind to integrate realistic simulated skin and blood vessels with aerospace industry technology to safely practice your hands-on IV skills and human-animal interaction skills on live animals or animal simulators. 

The advanced version includes the free companion RLSimApp, providing secure leading edge wireless technology to objectively track your clinical and communication skills performance on a smartphone or tablet for later review.

VetReaLifeSim IV trainer is a unique device in the veterinary market that will allow the flexibility needed for learners to improve their skills and confidence before using those skills in actual patients.
— Daniel Fletcher, PhD, DVM, DACVECC, Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
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Help minimize human factor mishaps by providing more realistic "train the way you treat" opportunities with wearable VetReaLifeSim IV trainers. 

Direct Benefit #1:
Your students benefit from VetReaLifeSim IV trainers as they safely “treat” live animals or animal simulators practicing hands-on techniques and interaction skills in any environment, contributing to the most realistic training scenarios possible.
Prevent the dangerous complication of clostridial myositis and prepare providers with competence and confidence to provide good emergency care in potentially dangerous places.

Direct Benefit #2:
These hybrid simulation IV trainers encourage students to self and peer assess, promoting active involvement in their learning process. 

Direct Benefit #3: 
Students AND instructors/facilitators can review and evaluate real-time objective & subjective performance feedback with VetReaLifeSim advanced version's App and embedded sensors to record hands-on and communication skills.

Direct Benefit #4:
VetReaLifeSim also adds new life and enhanced function to your existing lab equipment when worn by high and low fidelity  animal simulators to further enhance their realism and sustainability. 

Direct Benefit #5:
VetReaLifeSim products are accessible to any person, any time, any where and, most cost less than the average clinical textbook!


VetReaLifeSim Advanced Version with App


Individual & Team Skills Recording for Self Assessment, Peer Assessment, and Instructor Assessment

VetReaLifeSim advanced version, with App and embedded sensors to record hands-on and communication skills, provides real-time objective & subjective performance feedback contributing to the most realistic clinical simulation possible. 

The ReaLifeSim App (RLSimApp) provides:

  • Secure access to track/record individual learner hands-on IV skills performance using embedded sensors.

  • Secure access to track/record individual learner provider-patient communication skills performance.

  • Secure access to track/record team interaction skills performance.

  • Cloud syncing and remote instructor secure access for review, assessment, and feedback.

  • English, French, German and Spanish RLSimApp screen and facilitator portal language localizations are standard features.

Available for download from Google Play and iTunes Apple stores. The App records your first 60 minutes for free. Then, unlimited recording is $1.99/month.


Benefits for Hospitals and Clinics


VetReaLifeSim provides safe, repeated hands-on IV training and blood draw skills practice in veterinary medicine programs, clinics, and even in the fields. This training improves the clinical competency of people working with veterinary doctors in hospitals and clinics, freeing them up to see more patients. The results:

  • Improved patient care. 

  • Improved bottom line of the clinic/hospital.

These IV trainers provide opportunities to practice repeatedly to build needed competence prior to providing live treatment/interventions.
— Nikki Harris, Senior Director of Operations, Humane Society, Veterinary Tech
VetReaLifeSim IV training products are a great asset to train the teams to perform in any environment.
— Brooke Certa, DVM, Professor Veterinary Medicine & Technology, St. Petersburg College
Staff efficiency is everything in our field. If I can focus on diagnosis and treatment, I can provide care for more patients.
— Tim Holloway, DVM, Private Animal Clinic

VetReaLifeSim IV trainers provide clinical training practice for any learner, any time, any where. 

VetReaLifeSim Wearable IV trainers  increase teaching efficiency because learners (future and current veterinary care providers) can work independently to develop skills with repeated practice.

100% of animal shelters, breeders, farmers, clinics, hospitals, emergency K9 medics, and training institutions could use one or more VetReaLifeSim product to develop new skills and demonstrate clinical competency.

When you want those in your care to see the look in your eyes, hear the tone of your voice, and feel the warmth and confidence in your touch....

We created VetReaLifeSim to offer you the high quality, affordable options you deserve: wearable IV trainers that provide opportunities ‘to train the way you treat’.
— E. Benson, MEd, RN, FCN, FACHT & L.C. Goodman, MS, RN, CHSE - Co-Founders, B & G Educational Innovations, LLC and ReaLifeSim, LLC
WARNING: VetReaLifeSim products are intended exclusively for educational purposes and only under the supervision of a licensed clinical trainer/educator. It is strictly prohibited for use in actual medical situations.

WARNING: VetReaLifeSim products are intended exclusively for educational purposes and only under the supervision of a licensed clinical trainer/educator. It is strictly prohibited for use in actual medical situations.

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