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SimPad PLUS

Simulation & Training

SimPad PLUS is an operating device used to control Laerdal manikins and simulators and can be used with task trainers and standardised patients. It allows instructors, new or experienced, to deliver highly-effective simulation-based training. 

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When simulation tools are easy to use, teaching becomes more effective

With its intuitive touchscreen interface, mobile design, easy-to-operate scenarios and integrated data log, SimPad PLUS will help you achieve learning objectives with greater ease.

Use SimPad PLUS to:

Realistic clinical experience

Enhance clinical realism and challenge critical thinking skills with dynamic monitoring and patient interaction.


The optional touchscreen Laerdal Patient Monitor provides concise clinical feedback and simulates physiological parameters including HR, ECG, SpO2, BP, RR, Temperature, etCO2, and 12 lead.


The included headset and microphone will enable effective two-way communication with the patient, adding ‘life’ to the simulation.

Key features of the SimPad PLUS

  • Mobililty
  • Quick set up time
  • Intuitive touchscreen interface
  • Control of patient vital signs and physiological parameters
  • Optimal data capture for effective performance debriefs

Work the way it suits you

Dual operating modes mean that SimPad PLUS features two unique ways to control simulations. Instructors can individually adjust parameters for real-time control or use pre-programmed content to reduce their workload and increase standardisation.

Manual Mode

Run “on-the-fly” for total control over all parameters or utilise Themes for a more consistent simulation experience. Themes provide a quick and easy way to change the patient’s condition with a single “tap”.

Automatic Mode

Utilise pre-programmed scenarios for a simple and effective way to run a simulation. The logged events, as well as events detected by the patient simulator, can automatically drive the scenario forward.

Easily integrate structured, self-directed learning into curricula

It improves their confidence because now they can learn whenever they want and they do it on their own terms.

Cecilie Haraldseid, Lecturer of Nursing Education, University of Stavanger

SimPad PLUS improvements

User Experience

Our new hardware gives you a more responsive interface and a shorter boot time, allowing you to get started faster.

Bluetooth connection

Required for the operation of Premature Anne

WiFi Connection

Faster data rates, fewer disconnects, and a more enjoyable user experience with dual-band wireless networking.

Overview

Product downloads

User Guides

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SimPad PLUS Quick Setup Guide Multilanguage (5mb)

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SIMPAD PLUS and LINK BOX PLUS Important Product Information (8mb)

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How to Update SimPad and SimPad PLUS Software

This document explains how to update the software on your SimPad and Link Box, including PLUS version.

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SimPad and SimPad PLUS Combined User Guide - EN (23mb)

Important Information

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Laerdal Network Requirement Document

This document describes the requirements for setting up a network on pre-existing infrastructure specifically for Laerdal simulation devices. Replaces LLEAP IT & Network Information document

Software

SimPad Theme Editor

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - This software will only be accessible using Internet Explorer The Theme Editor is an online PC software tool for creating Themes for the SimPad system when operated using the Manual Mode. The program allows you to easily make new Themes with States and Interventions. For offline use: Right click anywere in the web page and select Install SimPad Theme Editor onto this computer...

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SimPad PLUS 7.4.5

Changes in this release: Session logfiles on Standardized patient are not stores if user quits session.   Changes from version 7.4.0: Nursing Anne Simulators will have a new option in Session Information to change the default age and gender of the manikin (per now it only affects prerecorded sounds). Age and Gender Setup button is only visible when connected to a Nursing Anne Simulator . Voice Conferencing Application (VCA) improvements. Occasional aliasing on VCA has been improved. Prerecorded sounds will in some cases sound loud through the instructor headset, a button to automatically mute instructor headset when playing prerecorded sounds has been added. Fix Vocal sound on SimMan ALS. Fix flow fraction score for BLS Instructor. Fixed issue with Nursing Anne Simulator, SimNewB and SimBaby where they would sometimes not connect after running first session. Corrected problem where SimPad would sometimes not connect to internet enabled services such as Laerdal Scenario Cloud. Fixed ShockLink update issue where some devices would fail to update to newest version.   Note: Updating to Windows 10? Using SimLink or Custom ad hoc network on SimPad, and considering upgrading to Windows 10 on your computers for Laerdal Patient Monitor? Microsoft ended their support for this type of network with the release of Windows 8. From Windows 10 the equipment will need to use a separate simulation network. Windows 7 Patient monitor 8.0.0 and newer will not support Windows 7   Updating Nursing Anne Simulator, SimNewB and SimBaby take up to 20 minutes. Wait for a steady green light on the manikin. Resusci manikins are updated with new firmware, the update takes up to 5 minutes.

Session Viewer Downloads

Use this link to download latest software to Session Viewer

SimView Downloads

Use this link to download latest software to SimView

SimView Mobile Downloads

Use this link to download latest software to SimView Mobile

LLEAP and Laerdal Patient Monitor Downloads

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SimPad PLUS 6.8.1

Changes in this release: Bugfix Bad Voice Conferencing Audio. BugFix Audio feedback using external microphone to SimJunior manikin . Bugfix SimBaby artificial chestmovement while ventilating. Bugfix SimStart virtual pads not registered. Bugfix SimStart AED not detected on using SimPad BLS Instructor. Bugfix Standarized Patient spins forever.   Changes since 6.8.0: SimPad : SimPad Manual Mode: Shock did not set to the next heart rhythm. Licenses: Possible to remove SimPad licenses. SimPad Classic: Not able to access SimStore on Wifi. Nursing Anne Simulator: Voice conferencing system higher default volume More silent running chest rise SimBaby: Possible for the instructor to trigger intubation event in Manual Mode Added Gallop heart sound when using SimPad Tracheostomy Care: Fixed airway leakage when ventilating while intubated Movement and seizures should halt when session is paused Release button for stomach distension Fixed etCO2 curve on Patient Monitor when ventilating no lung sounds when ventilating SimNewB: Release button for stomach distension SimBaby: Possible for the instructor to trigger intubation event in Manual Mode Other: RA QCPR: Updated Firmware Resuci Junior QCPR: Updated Firmware SimJunior: Release button for stomach distension Sounds Trainer: Possible to adjust sound volume levels Note: Updating Nursing Anne Simulator, SimNewB and SimBaby take up to 20 minutes. Wait for a steady green light on the manikin. Resusci manikins are updated with new firmware, the update takes up to 5 minutes.

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SimPad PLUS 7.3.0

Changes in this release: Bluetooth discovery of simulators. SimPad PLUS to Simulator automatic WiFi settings synchronization. WPA2 Enterprise Wifi network support with username password.     Note: Updating to Windows 10? Using SimLink or Custom ad hoc network on SimPad, and considering upgrading to Windows 10 on your computers for Laerdal Patient Monitor? Microsoft ended their support for this type of network with the release of Windows 8. From Windows 10 the equipment will need to use a separate simulation network. Windows 7 By the end of 2020 new releases of Patient Monitor will no longer support Windows 7   Updating Nursing Anne Simulator, SimNewB and SimBaby take up to 20 minutes. Wait for a steady green light on the manikin. Resusci manikins are updated with new firmware, the update takes up to 5 minutes.

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SimPad PLUS 8.0.0

Changes in this release: CPR Guidelines 2020 (Changes to ventilation rates for baby and child age groups). SimPad PLUS and LinkBox PLUS will not connect to old LinkBox and SimPad devices. Resuci Anne QCPR firmware version 1.20 with QCPR Guideline 2020. Fixes: BLS instructor would sometime not connect to RAAST manikin. Session logfiles on Standardized patient are not stores if user quits session   Note: Updating to Windows 10? Using SimLink or Custom ad hoc network on SimPad, and considering upgrading to Windows 10 on your computers for Laerdal Patient Monitor? Microsoft ended their support for this type of network with the release of Windows 8. From Windows 10 the equipment will need to use a separate simulation network. Windows 7 Patient monitor 8.0.0 and newer will not support Windows 7   Updating Nursing Anne Simulator, SimNewB and SimBaby take up to 20 minutes. Wait for a steady green light on the manikin. Resusci manikins are updated with new firmware, the update takes up to 5 minutes.

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