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Meet Our Team

A few VATA team members shared a little bit about themselves. Learn more about a few of our team members below. Brandi Rogers Inside Sales & Account Manager When did you join VATA? April 2019 What do you enjoy most about each workday? My favorite part of the day is first thing in the morning when I go through my email inbox. Since we’re in the Pacific Standard Time zone, our day starts later and many of our customers have already had a chance...

Reference Guide For Disinfection in Simulation

by David Shablak, NRP, CHSOS - William Belk, NRP, FP-C Cleaning vs Disinfecting Cleaning is the physical washing away of contaminants using soap and water. Disinfecting is the use of chemicals to kill germs remain- ing on a surface. Surfaces should always be cleaned before disinfecting. EPA “List -N” List of chemicals known by the EPA to kill contagion. This list can be focused based on what you are looking to disinfect, such as COViD. Handwashing Remove jewelry and rinse hands with warm running water....

Ultrasound Products: Vascular Access Ultrasound Phantom

  With the highest quality imaging, our Vascular Access Ultrasound Phantom provides unmatched training opportunities for successful ultrasound-guided vascular accessing. It’s so realistic that the movement of the soft tissue can be observed as the needle tip enters the vessel. This tool is excellent for beginners and more advanced clinicians as it confirms successful access with visualization of the needle entering the vein and blood return. Tactile feel and puncture resistance of real human tissue. Extremely durable—it can be accessed 1,000s...

Infusion Products

VATA’s infusion products are designed to provide an overall better training experience while improving patient care. Realism is always at the forefront of everything we do, and we are committed to creating the highest quality, long-lasting products. Some of our most popular infusion products include: Chester Chest Industry-standard in the teaching of central line care. Practice infusion, withdrawal, securement, and dressings of multiple vascular access lines. Learn More   Port Body-In-A-Box Supplied with a real port, this simulation lab model allows students to: Simulate accessing “tipping”, “wandering” or...

Chester Chest

We are thrilled to celebrate over 30 years of our very first product, Chester Chest. With a guiding principle of improving patient care with the most realistic models possible, Tom Call, VATA Founder created VATA’s first product—Chester Chest—a molded upper torso for nurses to practice palpating and accessing implanted ports. 30+ years later, Chester Chest is still the industry standard in the teaching of central line care. The latest Chester helps medical professionals simulate accessing the following IVAD placements: normal,...