EndoscopyVR simulator

The EndoscopyVR simulator, manufactured by CAE Healthcare, supplies a realistic training environment for both gastrointestinal and bronchoscopy procedures. A modular approach to learning allows students to practice skills and gain confidence in a safe environment prior to advancing to more difficult procedures. The EndoscopyVR simulator offers force feedback sensation, physiological and anatomically correct simulation, didactic aids, metrics reports, vital signs and ability to administer drugs.

Key Features include:

  • Dynamic force feedback
  • Appropriate physiological response and tool behavior
  • Normal and pathological anatomical variations derived from actual patient data
  • Extensive bronchoscopy didactic content, including EBUS-TBNA module
  • Easy course planning and setup for individuals and groups
  • Virtual aids assist in better understanding of anatomy
  • Comprehensive metrics for evaluation of performance

Bronchoscopy modules:

  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage
  • Endobronchial Sampling
  • Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA)
  • Pediatric Difficult Airways
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy modules:

  • EGD
  • ERCP
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
    • Biopsy
    • Polypectomy