Overview of “Stan” and “Lil Joe”

 

“Stan” short for Standard Man is an adult high fidelity human patient simulator. The starting point for Standard Man is age 33, 6 feet tall and 70 kg. - History is unremarkable.

“Lil Joe” is a pediatric version of Stan complete with the same features representing the ‘Standard Child’ at age 6, 115 cm, and 20 kg patient - History is unremarkable.

There are a plethora of features and procedures that go with Stan and Lil Joe.

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The best features is the physiology that is built into the system.  Change in one area, (for example heart rate), effects other areas, (blood pressure, respiration) in the manner they should.

Click here to see a full list of features.

Click here to see a full list of possible procedures

Click here to see a list of adjustable parameters.

  1. This enables a wide range of patient types and events to be mimicked and presented to the student.
  2. The scenarios can be restarted and run repeated consistently from group to group.
  3. The same situation can be easily be repeated with a different twist the student might encounter.
  4. Similarly the presentation can easily progress from a simple demonstration to interactive diagnose and treat - to including the performance of procedures in real time.
  5. Stan and Lil Joe respond accordingly to therapy rendered by the student.  A list of medications that can be recognized by the system can be found here.

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  1. Both Stan and Lil Joe come with a variety of preprogrammed patients.  In addition, patients have been developed to suit various instructor's needs.  Click here to see a list of patients currently available for "Stan" and here for a list of patients currently available for "Lil Joe."
  2. Series of events, (referred to as scenarios) can and have been programmed to run with these patients.  These include factory preprogrammed and on-site developed scenarios. Click here to see a list of scenarios currently available for "Stan" and here for a list of scenarios currently available for "Lil Joe."
  3. Both the programmed patients and scenarios can be fine tuned to an individual instructor's need for a given day.
  4. Stan and Lil Joe can be weight adjusted.