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How Springfield Technical Community College is Training Medical Professionals to Respond to Crisis Situations With Robotic Patients



by Douglass Hook

Pediatric patient Katie lays on the bed at the Springfield Technical Community College with tears rolling down her cheeks, with audible signs of distress and in apparent pain but rather than a doctor coming to her aid, Simulation Specialist Dan Taibbi moves to stop the anguish with a touch on his tablet.

Named “Katie” by the Health & Patient Simulation department, she is a robotic simulation patient used to train students and medical practitioners at the STCC.

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