Nita Newborn is a unique latex-free, anatomically accurate representation of a 4 lb., 16-inch female baby developed to teach and practice vascular accessing of newborns and infants. An invaluable teaching aid, this model permits instruction in the skills associated with accessing, securing, dressing, site care and maintenance for standard venipuncture, central catheters, PICC lines and umbilical catheters. These techniques can now be mastered on a realistic model before they are performed on newborns and infants.
A realistic flashback of simulated blood confirms correct needle location in the vein. All veins allow the opportunity to practice blood withdrawal, fluid infusion and heparinization.
A unique feature of the simulator is a life-like umbilicus allowing the repeated catheterization of the umbilical vein, using a 5FR catheter, with proper placement being verified by a blood return. Umbilical tape can even be tied around the umbilicus to secure the catheter.
When accessing, the skin rolls as you palpate the vein and a “pop” is felt as the needle enters the vein. Vein size and wall thickness have been selected to provide the realistic feel and appearance of a newborn. The translucent skin allows visualization of the underlying blue veins. The blue colored veins, made of self-sealing material, are able to be accessed repeatedly.
Nita Newborn™ is easily maintained with replaceable veins and skins. Simplicity of design allows for easy set up and ensures a realistic training experience.
Nasal and oral openings with internal passageways are present. These permit the verification of nasal airway patency, placement of nasal cannulas, suctioning of upper airway, measurement of proper feeding tube length using anatomical reference points and procedures associated with gavage feeding.
Shipping Weight: 6 lbs.
Product Length: 15.5 inches.
Made in the United States.
Spare PartsReplacement Latex-free Skin & Vein Set for Nita Newborn Infant Venous Access Simulator includes:
- Right arm skin
- Left arm skin
- Right leg skin
- Head skin
- Vein set with umbilical valve
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