Expert User in Simulated Field Environment without IV/Pilot
Note how the user struggles to advance the needle and catheter with gloves on; ultimately failing to access the vein.
Expert User in Simulated Field Environment with IV/Pilot
The IV/Pilot facilitates needle manipulation and catheter advancement. Detachment of Advancer component upon successful catheterization is intentional and desired.
Novice User on IV Trainer in Ideal Environment without IV/Pilot
On a relatively easy IV trainer, a novice user has difficulty advancing catheter.
Novice User on Difficult Manikin in Ideal Environment with IV/Pilot
With the IV/Pilot the same novice user has no issues – even on a more difficult, thicker skinned manikin.