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Choosing a CPR Manikin

There are many factors to consider when choosing the CPR manikins that are right for your training programs -- including which AHA courses you teach. Channing Bete Company offers a wide variety of basic life support manikins -- and we're here to help you figure out which ones are best for you!

Start by choosing the type of manikin you're looking for, then follow the brand links to shop.

Adult CPR Manikins That Meet the
AHA CPR Feedback Device Requirements

You must use adult manikins that meet AHA's CPR feedback device requirements if you're teaching adult CPR in these courses:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support for Experienced Providers (ACLS EP)
  • Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED
  • Heartsaver® CPR AED

Many manufacturers are in the process of updating their adult manikins to meet the requirements. Here are the ones we carry that already do so:

Prestan® Professional Adult Manikins with Monitors

  • Built-in CPR compression-rate monitor that lights up to indicate when compressions are being performed at the proper rate
  • Audible compression clicker
  • Jaw thrust models and interchangeable jaw thrust manikin heads are available
  • Disposable face shield lung bag that's easy to insert thanks to the manikins' unique clamshell design
  • AED-trainer capable
  • Allow for practice of abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver)
  • Choice of skin tone

Econo CPR Trainer with Visual Training Assistant (Simulaids)

  • Real-time feedback on compression rate and depth with the included Visual Training Assistant (VTA) unit
  • Disposable face shield lung system
  • AED-trainer capable

Little Anne® QCPR and Resusci® Anne QCPR (Laerdal)

  • Real-time feedback on and/or recording of CPR quality (compressions and ventilations) when using SkillGuide™ with Extension Cable (Resusci® Anne and Little Anne®) or SimPad® PLUS with SkillReporter™ (Resusci® Anne). Devices are sold separately.
  • Jaw thrust (Resusci® Anne only)
  • Carotid pulse simulation (Resusci® Anne only)
  • Sensor that indicates correct hand placement (Resusci® Anne only)
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and removable, reusable faces for each student (can be sanitized and reused)
  • AED-trainer capable

Life/form® CPARLENE® Manikins with Electronics (Nasco)

  • CPR monitoring when used with the CPR Metrix Control Box (sold separately)
  • Adult and child CPR modes
  • Realistic chest rise and fall
  • Carotid pulse simulation
  • Anatomical landmarks
  • Non-rebreathing airway system for sanitary ventilation training
  • Fully articulated head, neck, and jaw
  • Jaw thrust

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General Use Adult CPR Manikins

Ideal for workplace or community-based CPR training, these manikins feature anatomical landmarks and visible chest rise with proper ventilations to help students learn effective compression and rescue breathing techniques. Many are available in money-saving multi- or combo-packs -- see individual brand links for details. Additional features are listed below.

Basic Buddy™ (Nasco)

  • Adult and child training capabilities (Basic Buddy)
  • Disposable lung/mouth protection system
  • AED-trainer capable

Brad & Paul Manikins (Simulaids)

  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Jaw thrust model available
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and individual-use mouth/nosepieces for each student
  • AED-trainer capable
  • Allow for practice of abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver)
  • Choice of skin tone

CPR Prompt® Adult/Child Manikins (Nasco)

  • Audible compression clicker
  • Head tilt/chin lift and jaw thrust
  • Adult and child training capabilities
  • Single-use face shield lung bags
  • AED-trainer capable
  • Allow for practice of abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver)

Economy Adult Sani-Manikin (Simulaids)

  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable face shield lung system
  • AED-trainer capable

Sani-Man (Simulaids)

  • Visible chest rise with proper ventilations
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable face shield lung system
  • AED-trainer capable

Prestan® Professional Adult Manikins without Monitors

  • Unique clamshell design
  • Visible chest rise when ventilated
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • One-piece, disposable face shield lung bag
  • Audible compression clicker
  • Anatomical features, including xiphoid process
  • Realistic skin-like finish and choice of skin tone

Full-Body CPR/Trauma Manikin (Simulaids)

  • Full-body adult manikin features articulating arms and legs
  • Visible chest rise with proper ventilations
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and individual-use mouth/nosepieces for each student
  • AED-trainer capable

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Pediatric CPR Manikins

Prestan® Professional Child and Infant Manikins

  • Built-in CPR compression-rate monitor that lights up to indicate when compressions are being performed at the proper rate (manikins with monitors only)
  • Audible compression clicker
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable face shield lung bag that's easy to insert thanks to the manikins' unique clamshell design
  • AED-trainer capable
  • Allow for practice of abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver)
  • Choice of skin tone

Baby Buddy™ (Nasco)

  • Lightweight and portable
  • anatomically correct infant manikin
  • realistic and affordable way to provide each student with his or her own infant CPR manikin

CPR Prompt® Infant Manikins (Nasco)

  • Tough yet soft, pliable foam construction
  • Anatomical landmarks
  • Head tilt/chin lift, required for opening the airway
  • Replaceable head

Kim, Kevin, and Kyle Child and Infant Manikins (Simulaids)

  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and individual-use mouth/nosepieces for each student
  • AED-trainer capable
  • Choice of skin tone

Baby Anne®, Little Junior QCPR and ResusciĀ® Junior QCPR (Laerdal)

  • Audible compression clicker
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Jaw thrust
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and removable, reusable faces for each student (can be sanitized and reused)
  • AED-trainer capable
  • Choice of skin tone
  • Feedback on compression rate and depth, release, and ventilation volume with mobile apps or optional equipment (Little Junior QCPR and Resusci Junior QCPR only)

Sani-Baby and Sani-Child (Simulaids)

  • Visible chest rise with proper ventilations
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable face shield lung system
  • AED-trainer capable

Brad Jr. Child Manikins (Simulaids)

  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and individual-use mouth/nosepieces for each student
  • AED-trainer capable
  • Allow for practice of abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver)

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Easy-Carry Manikins

These adult training manikins are designed for portability. Compact and affordable, they're ideal for community CPR training with the Family & Friends® CPR course.

Mini Anne® Plus (Laerdal)

  • Inflatable manikins come with a convenient carry/pump bag that provides a simple way to inflate, store, and transport the manikin
  • Audible compression clicker
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and removable, reusable faces for each student (can be sanitized and reused)
  • Choice of skin tone

Prestan® Ultralite®

  • Stackable torsos and heads fit in a compact carrying case and are quick and easy to assemble at training sites
  • Anatomical landmarks
  • Visible chest rise with proper ventilations
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable face shield lung bag that's easy to insert thanks to the manikins' unique clamshell design
  • AED-trainer capable

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Bariatric Manikins

With an elderly, overweight appearance, the "Fred" Bariatric CPR Manikin helps students prepare to rescue a more typical cardiac arrest victim. It features anatomical landmarks, plus an extra "fat" layer for a lifelike look and feel.

"Fred" Bariatric CPR Manikin (Nasco)

  • Visible chest rise with proper ventilations
  • Head tilt/chin lift
  • Disposable airways (use one per manikin per class period) and individual-use mouth/nosepieces for each student
  • AED-trainer capable

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