The PCOM Library now provides access to JAMAEvidence.
This resource helps decision makers identify the best
available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the
validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of
health problems and the outcomes of health care.
provides essential learning tools, including textbooks, worksheets, education
guides, and quizzes, for incorporating evidence-based medicine into daily
Other features include an EBM glossary with over 900 terms
and definitions, podcasts, and therapy, harm, and diagnosis calculators. Create
a free MyAccess profile to utilize additional features such as saving and
downloading images, bookmarking content, and customizing worksheets.
The PCOM Library now offers access to Teaching Case Files.
Teaching Case Files
provides peer-reviewed pre-clinical and clinical cases written by leading
experts across medical disciplines.
Faculty members will have access to teaching notes and other instructor resources, such as case navigation and instructor controls. Information about how to create cases, manage class sections, and student users are also provided.
To obtain faculty access to Teaching Case Files, instructors
should create a personal account using their PCOM email address in the Access
User Center. For additional assistance regarding this resource, please contact your liaison.
The PCOM Library now offers BMJ 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.
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.
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.
The PCOM Library now provides access to SciFinder.
SciFinder is a research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances, and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
Users should register for a personal account before using SciFinder.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The PCOM Library is pleased to announce the addition of the TrueLearn COMBANK’s adaptive learning platform to our collection.
Preparing for COMLEX Levels requires discipline and practice. These additional COMBANK questions will help you meet your performance goals. As you course through taking these practice items, we believe you will become adept at using your problem-solving skills to select the correct answer.
OMS1 – a new First Year COMLEX Qbank with 1000+ COMLEX Level 1 style questions for use alongside M1 Curriculum.
OMS2 – COMLEX Level 1 Qbank with 2000+ COMLEX Level 1 Style questions.
OMS3 – COMLEX Level 2 CE Qbank with 2000+ COMLEX Level 2 CE Style Questions.
DOs should have received an email from TrueLearn with access instructions. If you do not know your username and password or have access issues, please contact Stephanie Ferretti.