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PAEasy is now PA Exam Prep

Skye Bickett Library News

PAEasy has updated their name to PA Exam Prep.

This resources is trusted by students and faculty to prepare forthe PANCE and PANRE. It features more than 1,700 targeted practice questions, individualized skills reports, and customizable features that allow you to focus on the areas you need help with the most.

There have been no changes to the accounts created within the platform.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

BMJ Best Practice

Skye Bickett Library News, New Resources
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The PCOM Library now offersBMJ Best Practice.

BMJ Best Practice offers step by step guidance on disease diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention.  Content review and updates are based on a robust evidence based methodology and expert opinion, with daily updates.

Content includes procedural videos, patient leaflets, evidence-based medical calculators, integrated links to Cochrane Clinical Answers, and improved differential diagnosis tables and treatment algorithms.

You can also download the app to gain access to the information on over a thousand different medical conditions, even when offline.

Behavioral and Mental Health Online

Skye Bickett Library News, New Resources
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The PCOM Library now offers Behavioral and Mental Health Online.

Alexander Street’s Behavioral and Mental Health Online provides a comprehensive, rich, and diverse collection of video and text for anyone studying or teaching in the area of mental health.

Content in this collection includes clinical mental health demonstrations, real therapy sessions, compelling documentaries on the human condition, psychotherapy transcripts, as well client narratives and reference works.

BMJ Case Reports Fellowship

Skye Bickett Library News

Are you interested in publishing a case report? The PCOM Library now has an institutional fellowship with BMJ Case Reports.

BMJ Case Reports accepts cases in a wide range of clinical and non-clinical specialties.

The institutional fellowship allows PCOM faculty, staff, and students to submit case reports without paying an individual fee. When you’re ready to submit your report, contact Skye Bickett (GA Campus) or PJ Grier (PA Campus) to get the fellowship code.

BMJ Case Reports makes it easy to submit cases by providing templates for full cases, Images in… cases, and global health cases. These templates can be accessed, along with additional guidelines for writing, on the Instructions for Authors page.

Pharmacist’s Letter

Skye Bickett Library News, New Resources
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The PCOM Library now provides access to Pharmacist’s Letter

Pharmacist’s Letter (PL) provides reliable, evidence-based information and unbiased medication recommendations. You’ll have access to PL Journal Club, Learning Management Portal, Immunization CE, and CEs and Live CEs via monthly PL Voices webinars.

Users should first register for a personal account before using Pharmacist’s Letter.

APA Style CENTRAL is becoming Academic Writer

Skye Bickett Library News
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APA Style CENTRAL has updated their name to Academic Writer.

In addition to the new name, Academic Writer has broadened their scope to include general writing information not specific to APA style. Academic Writer has three centers for teaching and learning effective writing—the Learning Center, the Reference Center (formerly known as the Research Center), and the Writing Center. The Publishing Center, dictionaries, and electronic reference books covering quantitative and qualitative research methods will be removed.

There have been no changes to the accounts or papers created within the platform.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Wall Street Journal

Skye Bickett Library News, New Resources

The PCOM Library now provides access to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). This resource can help you gain a deeper understanding of current global news and provides probing analysis of markets, corporations, financials, and technology.

You can register for a personal account by going to the PCOM WSJ Registration Page.

By creating an account you can personalize your experience by customizing your WSJ account to track companies and industries for class projects and interview research.

Once you establish your log-in credentials, you will have full access to the WSJ anytime, anywhere. You will be able to use your username and password for the website and app.


Skye Bickett Library News, New Resources
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As of October 1st, PCOM faculty, residents, and staff can conduct research using REDCap. They can also request limited access for non-PCOM personnel from other institutions. PCOM students must have a faculty sponsor to access REDcap.

REDCap is an electronic data capture system for building and managing online surveys and databases. Developed at Vanderbilt, REDCap is a free, HIPAA-compliant, secure, and low-barrier data collection tool for clinical and translational research that works to ensure data quality and security. REDCap offers a free, easy-to-use, and secure method of flexible yet robust data collection.

To get started and learn more please visit the REDCap subject guide. Creating an account requires going through online training videos. If you have any questions, please email us at redcap@pcom.edu.

Henry Stewart Talks (HS Talks) Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

Skye Bickett Library News, New Resources

The Library now provides access to the Henry Stewart Talks (HS Talks) Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection. This collection contains over 2,000 online audio-visual lectures, seminar-style talks, and case studies for health science schools. Content is regularly reviewed and updated with new lectures each month.

HS Talks is divided into subject categories and therapeutic areas, but you can also search by keyword.

Subject categories include clinical medicine, immunology, neuroscience, pharmaceutical sciences, and more.

The therapeutic areas covered by this resource are cardiovascular, infectious diseases, oncology, and vaccines, to name a few.

The collection provides immediate access to online seminar style talks containing the latest research and developments as well as the fundamentals presented by the world’s leading experts and practitioners from academia, research institutes, industry, the professions, and government.

Students can use this resource as a study tool and faculty can use it to enhance their lectures and curriculum.

Visit the HS Talks site to browse this resource and learn more. Contact your liaison if you have any questions.