Q: What makes the TruUltra ultrasound material so unique?
The TruUltra material is unlike anything else in the market. It showcases a high-quality ultrasound image to provide trainees with a true-to-life ultrasound training solution. Fascia layers are featured alongside veins, arteries and nerves.
Aside from realism, the TruUltra material is well known for its durability and features unique self-regenerating properties to diminish the appearance of needle tracks after use.
Q: What skills can I teach using the TruNerveBlock?
A versatile 3-in-1 ultrasound training model which enables learners to gain proficiency in:
• Intravenous (IV) cannulation
• Administration of anesthesia to nerves
• Bone fracture detection
Q: What age of the patient is the TruNerveBlock designed as?
The product is not designed for any specific patient age. It is a generic ultrasound training model aiming to cover a range of various ultrasound procedures in 1 model.
Q: What package contents will arrive with my order?
• 1x TruNerveBlock (TNB100)
• 1x TruNerveBlock carrier case (CBAG03)
• 2x 250ml bottles of TruUltra Gel (TNGEL100)
• 2x 250ml concentrated blood (CVB250)
• 1x universal plug adaptor
• 2x luer lock syringes and adapters
Q: What replacement consumables are compatible?
• TruNerveBlock insert (TNINSERT1)
• TruUltra Gel (TNGEL100)
• Concentrated blood (CVB250)
Q: What equipment sizes are recommended?
• Size 21G needle for IV cannulation
• Sizes 21-22G needle for simulated regional anesthesia administration
Q: How many procedures will the TruNerveBlock insert facilitate?
The TruNerveBlock insert will allow for 1000+ needles before needing replacement! TruCorp has designed this product with our customers in mind to ensure there is minimum disruption to teaching time whilst offering excellent value for money.
Q: Does the training model provide user feedback to indicate successful procedures?
Yes, upon successful entry into a vessel fluid can be withdrawn/administered.
Q: How do I replace the TruNerveBlock insert or the internal gel?
Please refer to the product user manual for detailed instructions on both processes.
Q: How do I insert fluid?
Important: Please refer to the safety information in the product user manual prior to inserting fluids. Do not insert fluid when the plug is connected to the mains.
Please follow the instructions in the product user manual to insert fluid and you can begin training immediately after. The fluid insertion process should be no longer than 5 minutes!
Q: Does the TruNerveBlock require assembly?
No, this training model is delivered fully assembled. Simply follow the instructions in the product user manual to insert fluid and you can begin training immediately after. The fluid insertion process should be no longer than 5 minutes! Add ultrasound gel to the surface of the product and ultrasound probe prior to use.
Q: What warranty comes with the TruNerveBlock?
This training model comes with a 1-year warranty. Warranty begins from the date of delivery.
Q: My TruNerveBlock model needs repairing. How can I arrange this?
Please contact us and provide the serial number (found under the manikin base) and an image/video of the issue. If it meets the warranty conditions TruCorp will repair free of charge. If the warranty has expired, our sales team will provide a quote for repair.
Q: How should I store the training model when it is not in use?
Please store the manikin in clean, dry conditions away from heat and direct sunlight. Avoid contact with metals, solvents, oils or greases, and strong detergents. When the product is not in use please store it in the black carrier case provided.
Q: What can I use to clean the training model?
Important: Please refer to the safety information in the product user manual prior to inserting fluids. Ensure the plug is powered off and disconnected from the plug socket before beginning the cleaning process. Please take care to avoid the plug being exposed to any fluids.
Thoroughly wash the product with warm soapy water until all residue is removed.
Please do not use any of the following:
• Germicides, disinfectants, or chemical agents such as glutaraldehyde (e.g. Cidex®)
• Ethylene oxide, phenol-based cleaners, or iodine-containing cleaners
In response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we recommend this additional step to ensure the product is fully sanitized:
Generously spray alcohol spray or gel (minimum 75% alcohol) and wipe off. Repeat 3-4 times to fully disinfect the product.