University of Alabama students create 3D printed healthcare simulators for medical training

University of Alabama students create 3D printed healthcare simulators for medical training

Engineering students from the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have 3D printed medical training tools to be used by undergraduates in UAH’s College of Nursing. With the creation of 3D devices such as a cricothyrotomy trainer, vein finder, and an onychectomy trainer, aspiring nurses can safely practice important medical procedures on lifelike healthcare simulators. Making medical task tools Recognising the growing trend of 3D printed medical models used for task training, Dr. Lori Lioce, Clinical Associate Professor at UAH ‘s College of Nursing and Norven Goddard, a Research Scientist at UAH’s Systems Management and Production (SMAP) Center decided […]

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