Geriatric Sensitivity Training Tools

Areas of Interest

  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Nursing Training
  • Health Education
  • Soft Skills

The RealCare™ Program has been used for years to teach career exploration, family roles, human development, parenting and interpersonal relationships. Now, our Geriatric Simulators can help extend meaningful conversations regarding the other end of the age spectrum. With our Geriatric Simulators, participants learn how to provide care for older adults while developing empathy and understanding. Participants will come away with a greater understanding of the entire lifespan as a result of these measurable and memorable simulation experiences.

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Geriatric Simulator
This wearable simulator enables users to personally experience a variety of age-related physical challenges, helping them develop sensitivity and understanding toward the elderly.

  • Wearable simulator
  • Visual impairment glasses
  • Walker
  • Storage case
  • Quick start guide
  • Curriculum

 

 

 

Geriatric Sensory Impairment Kit
This kit includes 3 wearable components that simulate hearing impairment, arthritis and hand tremors.

  • Hearing Impairment Simulator
  • Geriatric Arthritis Simulator
  • Tremor Simulator
  • Storage cases
  • Quick start guides
  • Curriculum

 

 

 

Geriatric Medication Management Simulation Kit
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ntended as a class activity, the kit enables users to experience a loss of tactile sensation and visual impairments while trying to manage several prescriptions.

  • Each 12-student simulation kit contains: A set of 6 pill bottles with prescription labels for activities, plastic pill capsules (one 1000-count bag), cataract simulation glasses, sensory impairment gloves
  • Storage case
  • Quick start guide
  • Curriculum

 

 

 

 

Hemiplegia Simulator
Intended as a class activity, the kit enables users to experience a loss of tactile sensation and visual impairments while trying to manage several prescriptions.

  • One-size-fits-all simulator with an adjustable cane, arm sling, wrist brace, knee immobilizer, eyepatch and ear plugs (may be used on either side of the body)
  • Storage case
  • Quick start guide
  • Curriculum

 

 

 

 

Geriatric Nursing Manikin

Designed for various nursing courses to teach clinical nursing and patient care skills, this hands-on, comprehensive learning aid is a key tool for patient care training. Use the Geriatric Nursing Manikin to practice over 15 basic nursing functions, from hair and face washing to colostomy care.

  • Life-sized Geriatric Nursing Manikin
  • Interchangeable genitalia
  • Interchangeable female/male chest inserts
  • Stages 1 through 4 pressure ulcers
  • Pajamas
  • Storage bag
  • Quick start guide
  • Curriculum

 

Geriatric Skin Conditions Kit
This complete kit gives students real-world experience assessing 9 common skin conditions that may occur on aging skin. Each condition model can be adhered to human or manikin skin and features detailed tissue that can be examined.

  • 9 geriatric skin condition models: shingles, benign and cancerous lesions, bruise, burn, thinned skin, age spots, eczema, dry skin, lesion
    Adhesive gel (wound bond)
  • “Assessing Skin Conditions in the Elderly” DVD
  • 18” x 24” skin conditions poster
  • 36 skin conditions flashcards
  • Curriculum

 

 

Geriatric Foot Care Model
This detailed, life-sized foot features a variety of conditions including bunions, corns, nail fungus, athlete’s foot, plantar warts, ingrown nails, diabetic ulceration, heel callus and sutured laceration.

  • Model
  • Curriculum
  • Quick start guide

 

 

 

 

 

Pressure Injury Simulation Kit

Create real-world situations in which students can practice diagnosing, cleaning and dressing Stage 1 through Stage 4 pressure injuries.  The pressure injuries in this kit are pliable and lifelike, with the ability to be placed on human or manikin skin. They feature tissue degradation and can even have purulent discharge.

  • Adhesion gel (wound bond)
  • Purulent discharge (pus)
  • Curriculum

 

 

 

 

 

Blood Pressure Simulator

This one-of-a-kind training tool is used to teach and practice proper techniques for taking blood pressure prior to actual clinical experience. This wearable simulator distinguishes blood pressure sounds and Korotkoff phases and can be used with standardized patients or manikins to make practice scenarios even more realistic.

  • Storage Case
  • Cuff (sphygmomanometer)
  • Electronics box – trainer
  • Pulse simulator
  • Quick start guide
  • Online access to curriculum

 

 

Diabetes Education Kit

The Diabetes Education Kit is a comprehensive package used to teach the impact of diabetes on many body parts. The kit includes models, simulations and activities to provide students with experiences that promote diabetes management and prevention.

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer Model
  • Diabetes Type II Model
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Simulation Glasses
  • Storage case
  • Curriculum

 

 

 

Employability Skills Program
An engaging, easy-to-implement program that uses hands-on activities and real-world applications to teach students 20 soft skills, from communication and interpersonal skills to time management and responsibility.
  • 19-lesson teacher guide
  • Set of 20 student workbooks
  • 19 Career-Ready Workplace Scenario Cards
  • 33 presentation slides

 

 

 

 

 

Geriatric Scenario Cards
Pathway/Occupation-specific workplace scenario cards are now available to teach soft skills within your Geriatrics programs.
  • 19 Career-Ready Workplace Scenario Cards

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