What's new in SIMVANA

Read about the latest changes to SIMVANA.


Release 1.3

Released April 18th, 2022

New Mastery Lesson Content

Release 1.3 now has mastery lessons for Machine Basics 1 - 3. The content covers the basics of anesthesia machine usage:

Machine Basics 1

  • CO2 Absorber
  • Electrical System
  • Cylinder Gas Supply
  • Pipeline Gas Supply
  • Machine Basics 1 Mastery Challenge

Machine Basics 2

  • Gas Delivery System
  • Circle System Components
  • Vaporizers
  • Scavenging System
  • Machine Basics 2 Mastery Challenge

Machine Basics 3

  • Monitors & Resuscitation Equipment
  • Oxygen Sensor Calibration
  • Low Pressure Leak Test
  • Positive Pressure Check
  • Alarm Settings
  • Ventilation System & Valve Check
  • Machine Basics 3 Mastery Challenge

User Preference and Progression Tracking

User preferences and progression through learning content are now saved to the cloud. Data is saved and loaded between sessions, and can be synced between multiple computers.

Notable Bug Fixes

  • MTP-4193 - Locomotion tutorials persist beyond menu level
  • MTP-4190 - Vent Monitor PEEP does not affect circuit pressure
  • MTP-4120 - Vaporizer fill caps do not stop at appropriate point when screwing them in
  • MTP-3869 - CO2 value on patient monitor is not displayed in mmHg units
  • MTP-3670 - Machine Checkout scenario can not be completed

Release 1.2

Released June 2nd, 2021

Mastery Lesson Content

Release 1.2 contains our first batch of mastery lesson content "Machine Basics 1".

Machine Basics 1

  • CO2 Absorber
  • Electrical System
  • Cylinder Gas Supply
  • Pipeline Gas Supply
  • Machine Basics 1 Mastery Challenge

Per User Licensing

SIMVANA has shifted from a hardware licensing to a user licensing model. This allows customers more freedom on where they install and use SIMVANA. Licensed users can login to any computer with SIMVANA installed and use it.

Cloud based lesson delivery

SIMVANA's learning content is now delivered from the cloud. New learning content can be added and used immediately without updating the software.

Updated onboarding and tutorials

Users can now get help when interacting with objects with a push of a button. When a user places their hand on an object and presses the A or X button, SIMVANA will walk them through a short tutorial on how to interact with the component.

Operating Room visual update

The visuals within the operating room have been overhauled to make things easier to see in VR. Some notable changes include:

  • An updated patient monitor and vent monitor user interface
  • Proper covers for patient
  • Updated lighting