Intelligent Digital Patients
for All Healthcare Disciplines

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Why PCS Spark?

See how your learners can benefit from increased
practice opportunities with PCS Spark:
Each PCS Spark scenario is a complete virtual persona with personal concerns, health history, and everything else you would expect to discuss during a clinical interview.

The PCS Spark Experience

Diverse and expansive patient scenarios crafted by our team of physicians, industry experts and former standardized patient educators.

PCS Spark includes the following scenarios which can be utilized across healthcare disciplines:

Acute Headache
Chest Pain
Seeking Antibiotics
Insomnia (Depression)
Inclusive Sexual Health
Confusion (acute renal failure)
Postpartum Depression
Substance Abuse
Respiratory Distress Child & Mother
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Allergic Reaction
Diabetes Follow Up

AI-Driven Conversations

The PCS Speech Engine empowers PCS Spark digital patients to speak for themselves. PCS Spark digital patients can understand over 30,000 learner questions and respond with scenario specific responses.

Physical Exam and Orders

A robust physical exam enables learners to examine their patient from head-to-toe and note any abnormalities they may find in order to form a treatment plan. Customize physical findings in scenario authoring.

Model-Driven Physiology

Model-driven physiology brings life-like physiological responses to drug treatments in PCS Spark digital patients. Start infusions, adjust flow rate and administer IM/IV injections after setting dosage.

Automated Assessment

PCS Spark provides instant and automated performance assessment of learning objectives at the end of each scenario letting learners know which areas they did well in and which need work.

Additional Benefits


With TeamSpace learners can collaborate on a single patient encounter from across the globe. Discuss treatment options over audio or text chat from within TeamSpace to decide on a course of action. Review physical exam findings, lab results, and patient responses together. Platform

The most advanced Online Simulation Platform. Manage all your PCS scenarios and simulations through an intuitive, easy-to-use web interface. Author new patient scenarios, automatically assess learning objectives, and enable learner-driven simulation for your students.

AI & Machine Learning for Constant Improvement

The PCS Communication engine leverages the latest advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence to constantly improve. Best-in-class speech recognition and speech synthesis combined with custom natural language processing neural networks.


Learner accounts: only $39 / year each
Spark Plus
Spark Pro
Spark Plus
Spark Pro
Base Platform Fee
$8,995 / year
$12,995 / year
$17,995 / year
Intelligent Digital Patients
Speech Engine ™
Bundled scenarios
User created scenarios
Simulation Archive
1 year
5 year
Educator Accounts
Model-driven physiology & treatments
TeamSpace: multiplayer simulation
VR access
Real Time Data Integration API
All future PCS patients for free
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