The Virtual I.V. is a comprehensive, fully interactive self-directed learning system for training intravenous catheterization.  Powerful 3D graphics provide visual realism, while a state-of-the-art force feedback device accurately simulates the sense of touch for a truly immersive experience.  Virtual patients respond with bleeding, bruising, swelling, as well as other patho-physiological reactions.  Over a dozen pieces of virtual equipment can be used to perform the medical procedure.

The Virtual I.V. Self-Directed Learning System provides unprecedented depth with over 150 distinct case scenarios.  Each is customized to be specifcally relevant to one of four disciplines: nurses, doctors, EMTs and military care providers.

Over forty unique patient models span human anatomy and physiology.  The Virtual I.V. Self-Directed Learning System records and evaluates students' performance and presents a thorough debriefing following each case.  The debriefing gives students both positive reinforcement, as well as clear instruction that can be used to improve their abilities and their training.

View the video presentation: Virtual I.V.™ Presentation 
(high-speed internet connection required)