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Thursday Update: EFSC's Palm Bay Campus is open today, with all classes and exams taking place as scheduled. A power outage canceled late afternoon and evening classes and final exams at Palm Bay on Wednesday. Students should check with their instructors for any impact on Wednesday's Final Exam schedules. Updates will be posted here and on social media as needed.

 

Looking for ACLS or PALS Refresher Courses?

We make it easy for professional health care providers who need Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Pediatric Advanced Life Support recertification by offering ACLS and PALS exams. For more information, call 321-433-7575 or visit EFSC's American Heart Association classes page.

 

Eastern Florida State College is a premier site for Gaumard Scientific Human Patient Simulators.

Located in Miami, FL, Gaumard manufactures simulators for healthcare education, from simple anatomical models to highly instrumented, computer-controlled, full-body manikins. The manikins offer a portable simulation solution for nursing schools, health science programs, EMS agencies, hospitals and the military throughout the world. EFSC has been chosen as a premier East Coast site for a Gaumard Scientific simulation center. 

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Gaumard manikins provide an anatomically correct, feature-rich mannequin, which allows for the physical demonstration of various clinical signs including bleeding, breathing, blinking eyes and convulsions. Care providers can diagnose and treat the conditions of adult Gaumard manikin HAL, using real monitoring and resuscitation equipment while he is being rushed from the accident scene.

HAL can be controlled at distances up to 300 meters and between rooms and floors of conventional buildings. He smoothly transitions between physiological states in response to commands from a wireless PC.

The Noelle Birthing Manikin helps nursing students gain experience assisting a mother during birth in a simulated emergency situation. The Baby Sim manikin gives students the opportunity to practice hands-on neonatal nursing skills.

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EFSC's Pediatric Gaumard Sim manikin allows students to gan valuable skills needed for care of children.

Together, these systems deliver a realistic and objective training ground to practice and perfect patient care without risk to real patients. For more information, visit the Gaumard website.

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For more information about American Heart Association classes at EFSC, click below.