Realityworks® Adult Nursing Manikin named Finalist in EdTech Digest Cool Tool Awards

Realityworks® Adult Nursing Manikin named Finalist in EdTech Digest Cool Tool Awards

Unique nursing manikin developed by Wisconsin company Realityworks, Inc. recognized for its transformative impact on health science classrooms

Eau Claire, Wis. (May 19, 2020) – Realityworks, Inc. announces that their Adult Nursing Manikin has been named a Finalist in the EdTech Cool Tool Awards 2020.  The annual competition is the largest recognition program in education technology. Winners are selected from across the K-12, higher education, and skills and workforce sectors and judged based on criteria like educational workability, efficacy and results, value and potential. Realityworks’ Adult Nursing Manikin was recognized for helping teachers make an impact in the health science classroom – with this multi-functional manikin, nursing students can practice over 20 key care procedures, including CPR.

“We’re honored that one of our internally developed products has been named a finalist in this year’s EdTech Digest Awards,” said Timm Boettcher, Realityworks President & CEO. “Health science instructors are working harder than ever to ensure their students graduate with skills they can use to succeed in high-demand fields like nursing. Tools like our Adult Nursing Manikin give students realistic learning opportunities and help them develop real-world knowledge.”

Nursing students can use Realityworks’ Adult Nursing Manikin to practice a variety of important patient care skills, like ear care, eye care, oral and nasal feeding and ulcer care. Additionally, this life-size manikin meets the American Heart Association’s  CPR guidelines, making it a valuable tool for instructors teaching CPR certification courses.

“Demand for healthcare services is continuing to grow, making training tools that address key skills invaluable,” said Denise DuBois, Realityworks RealCare Product Manager. “Tools like our Adult Nursing Manikin, which provide interactive, true-to-life learning experiences, help students develop important clinical skills as well as soft skills like empathy and sensitivity.”

Realityworks’ Adult Nursing Manikin Educational Systems belong to a product line focused on bringing realism into the classroom and engaging today’s students while teaching in-demand technical and soft skills. For more information on Realityworks’ products and programs, visit

About the EdTech Awards

The EdTech Awards were established in 2010 to recognize, acknowledge, and celebrate the most exceptional innovators, leaders, and trendsetters in education technology. Past winners include Claned, Soundtrap, Blackboard, Discovery Education, DreamBox Learning, Edmodo, Edthena, Flipgrid, Freshgrade, Promethean, Scholastic, Schoology, SMART Technologies and more. This year’s finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and selected to honor those moving students forward across K-12, higher education, and workforce learning.

About Realityworks, Inc.

Established over 20 years ago, Realityworks, Inc. is dedicated to creating experiential learning tools that engage students, help educators teach needed skills and provide career exploration opportunities. Realityworks comprehensive learning solutions combine curriculum with hands-on learning tools, student activities and assessments to create innovative classroom-based learning environments that make a difference. These solutions are used in middle, secondary and post-secondary schools to address a variety of Career & Technical Education pathways, including health & human services, health sciences, welding and trade skills, agriculture education, sex education and more. With simulators in more than 70 percent of U.S. school districts and programs in more than 90 countries around the world, Realityworks has made a worldwide impact on the lives of youth all over the world. For more information, visit, or call toll-free 800-830-1416.

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