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Adam,Rouilly The Hungry Manikin® - Pediatric Nasogastric Feeding Trainer

SKU: 50-102

Vendor Part Number: AR331

This child manikin enables parents/caregivers to visualize the correct positioning of nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes and also practice the associated techniques.




  • This model was designed by nutrition nurses at Birmingham Children’s Hospital to demonstrate to parents/caregivers the technique for inserting nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes in children.
  • This simple-to-use simulator helps identify the stages of placement, ensuring that the nasogastric device is passed safely and correctly.
  • Families have reported that the Hungry Manikin gave them invaluable practice and increased their confidence and understanding.
  • Measurement, placement, and securement of nasogastric tube
  • Insertion of gastrostomy tube
  • As the manikin accepts fluids, training in the following procedures is now possible:
    • Aspiration of the stomach for confirming correct tube placement
    • Measuring pH (acidity/alkalinity) of stomach aspirate
    • Enteral feeding via nasogastric or gastrostomy tubes
    • Administration of liquid based medicines
  • The Hungry Manikin has been significantly improved so that fluids can be introduced into the stomach.
  • The transparent cover is now removable, and by means of a simple connector, the stomach can be removed for cleaning.
  • Movable epiglottis to demonstrate swallowing
  • Transparent body, allowing trainees to observe the tube being passed
  • Divided nasal septum
  • Gastrostomy opening
  • Representation of lungs and oesophagus
  • Size 8 Fr Nasogastric and Size 12 Fg Ryles tubes should be used with this model.

Replaces #AR331

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