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Manikin

Full or half body representation of a patient for practice

Moderate Fidelity

Experiences that are more technologically sophisticated such a computer-based self-directed learning systems simulations in which the participant relies on a two- dimensional focused experience to problem solve, perform a skill and make decisions or the use of manikins more realistic than static low fidelity ones having breath sounds, heart sounds and/or pulses

MUTA

Male Urogenital Teaching Associates are men who are specifically trained to teach, assess, and provide feedback to learners about accurate urogenital and rectal examination techniques. They also address the communication skills needed to provide a comfortable exam in a standardized manner, while using their bodies as teaching tools in a supportive, non-threatening environment.