Apps and Audiovisual

College registrants have access to streaming video, audio lectures, apps and other multimedia resources. Materials range from point-of-care support to examination question banks, audio lectures and clinical procedures videos.

Streaming

Access Medicine Multimedia - Physical examination, medical procedures.

Anatomy.TV - Interactive modules on anatomy and physiology in 3D.

DeGowin's diagnostic examination  - Physical examination.

Procedures Consult - This links directly to the ClinicalKey homepage. Select Procedures Consult from the drop-down menu in the main search box.

Lectures

Audio-Digest:  Please click here for access details. Once you are logged in, the link to Audio-Digest appears in the menu on the left under Audiovisual. 

Apps

Click here for a printable version of the instructions below.

AccessMedicine (iOS / Android)

Includes four titles: Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Diagnosaurus, and Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

Step 1 – on your desktop or mobile browser

  • Go to the library's Point of Care page: www.cpsbc.ca/library/search-materials/point-of-care-drug-tools
  • Choose AccessMedicine (College login required)
  • Select the "College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC" button in the upper right
  • Click on "Sign In or Create a Free MyAccess Profile".
  • Choose "Create a Free MyAccess Profile".
  • Fill in the form and create your account.

Step 2 – on your mobile device

  • Download AccessMedicine from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Open AccessMedicine and select "Sign In".
  • Enter the usename and password created in Step 1.

To keep your MyAccess account active, you must sign in every 90 days. If your account expires, you will see instructions on how to reactivate it when you access the app.

BC Guidelines (iOS / Android)

BC Guidelines mobile app is now available for Android and iOS. Download from Google Play or the App Store.

BMJ Best Practice (iOS / Android)

Best Practice is a patient-focused decision support tool. Evidence-based content based on systematic reviews, meta-analyses, controlled trials, guidelines and expert opinion.

Step 1 – on your desktop / laptop

  • Go to the library's Point of Care page: www.cpsbc.ca/library/search-materials/point-of-care-drug-tools
  • Select Best Practice (College login required).
  • On the Best Practice home page, register for a free personal account OR log in if you have previously registered. You will need these personal account details to log in.

Step 2 – on your mobile device

  • Download BMJ Best Practice from the App or Google Play stores.
  • Log in to the app using your Best Practice username and password.
    • If you encounter problems, contact the library

Step 3 – for returning users

  • delete the old app and download the new app

Canada QBank (iOS / Android)

Canada QBank online question banks for MCCEE and MCCQE exam preparation.

Contact the library for downloading and initializing instructions.

ClinicalKey (iOS / Android)

ClinicalKey provides access to textbooks, practice guidelines, patient education and multimedia resources, anytime, anywhere.

Step 1 – on your desktop or mobile browser

Step 2 – on your mobile device

  • Download “ClinicalKey” from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Proceed through set up. After the 'language/country' prompts, log in with your new credentials.
  • Ignore the 'Openathens login and Institution login' step.
  • You should now see the ClinicalKey search screen.

EBSCO  (iOS / Android)

EBSCO searches Medline, CINAHL, and PsycInfo databases and the library catalogue. Some full-text articles are available.

Step 1 – on your desktop or mobile browser

  • Go to the library page: www.cpsbc.ca/library/
  • In the "Search the Library" box, enter any word and select Search.
  • At the bottom of the page choose “iPhone and Android apps” (very small text).
  • Enter an email address which you can access on your device.

Step 2 – on your mobile device

  • Download EBSCOHOST from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Access your email and click on the link in the EBSCO email to authenticate the application.
    • This must be done within 24 hours of step 1
    • If you are not able to do this within 24 hours, repeat step 1

PubMed4Hh (iOS / Android)

PubMed4Hh – PubMed for Handhelds provides access to the US National Library of Medicine with sections for clinical queries, consensus abstracts, askMEDLINE and a journal browser. 

PubMed4Hh for Android, iPad or iPhone

Step 1 – on your mobile device

  • Download PubMed4Hh from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Open the app.

Read by QxMD (iOS / Android)

Locates up-to-date research and reviews from PubMed (Medline) and links to full-text articles.

Setting institutional access

  • Download "Read by QxMD" from the App Store or Google Play.
  • Create a personal account.
  • In Content Settings, choose Institutional Settings and "College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia".
  • Choose "Manual Login" when prompted.
  • Downloads of College-subscribed articles will prompt a College login request (once per session).

Need articles for which Read has no access?

Use the "Request Copy" link to email the record to the College library. Library staff will locate a copy and email it to you. Please remember to provide your name so we can identify you as the requestor.