Injections

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Administer Subcutaneous Injections

Learn how to prepare for and administer subcutaneous injections into the various sites using medication from vials and ampules.

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Administer Intradermal Injections

Intradermal injections are commonly used for antibody and allergy testing, where the substance needs to be injected between the layers of the skin.

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Administer Intramuscular Injections

Learn how to prepare for and administer intramuscular injections into the deltoid, vastus lateralis, dorsogluteal and ventrogluteal using powdered and liquid medication.

Vital Signs

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Obtain Vital Signs - Adult

This module provides a thorough introduction to the process of obtaining adult vital signs, covering body temperatures, pulse rates, respiratory rates, and blood pressures.

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Obtain Vital Signs - Pediatric

Learn the process of obtaining pediatric vital signs, covering body temperatures, pulse rates, respiratory rates, and blood pressures.

Surgical Procedures

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Prepare for Minor Surgical Procedures

Learn how to prepare for minor surgical procedures, correctly open the surgical instrument pack, and add required sterile instruments, while using a sterile technique.

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Perform Skin Preparation for Minor Surgical Procedures

As a nurse or medical assistant in a doctor's office, you may be asked to perform pre-surgery skin preparation. Learn how to perform skin preparation for minor surgical procedures.

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Assist with Minor Surgical Procedures

Learn how to assist the physician with minor surgery such as irrigating and cleaning a wound, suturing a laceration, or removing a foreign entity or a small growth.

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Perform Suture Removal

Learn how to remove sutures and practice the steps of the procedure as often as you want, until you feel confident.

Vascular Procedures

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Perform Capillary Puncture and Hematology Testing

Learn how to prepare for, perform, and document safe and correct techniques using capillary puncture from a variety of adult and infant collection sites.

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Perform Venipuncture

This module covers how to prepare for and perform safe and correct methods for blood collection, using a variety of venipuncture (phlebotomy) techniques.

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Venous Cannulation

Venous cannulation is used for intravenous administration of fluids, drugs, parenteral nutrition, or radio opaque contrast media; also to allow frequent or repeated blood sampling. Learn how.

General Procedures

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Pediatric Assessment (Infant)

A pediatric assessment is carried out as part of a well-child visit to determine growth and developmental patterns, and assists in identifying congenital problems, abnormalities, and disorders. Learn how.

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Administer Nebulizer Treatment and Assess Peak Flow

This module covers how to prepare for and administer nebulizer treatment, assess peak flow and perform a spirometric test.

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Irrigate the Eye and Instill Eye Medication

As a nurse or medical assistant in a doctor's office, you may be asked to assist with minor eye injuries or eye treatment. Learn how to perform this procedure.

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Irrigate the Ear and Instill Ear Medication

This module provides a detailed overview of how to prepare for and perform irrigation of the patient’s ear and instill ear medication.

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Obtain Swabs for Culture

Learn how to prepare for and obtain swabs for culture from the back of the throat and from wounds.

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Assist with Pap Smear and Breast Examination

The Papanicolaou (Pap) smear is a test used to detect pre-cancerous and cancerous changes in the uterine cervix. Learn how to assist the physician to perform this procedure.

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Perform ECG and Interpret

A medical assistant may be responsible for setting up and performing electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) testing. This module teaches you how.

Tutorials

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Tutorial

The SIMTICS tutorial will walk you through a sample module, so you can learn how to use each component: simulations, text, video, anatomy model, quizzes, and the logbook.