BoardVitals from STAT!Ref is a high-quality, effective and powerful board review tool that can be used anytime and anywhere via a phone, tablet or computer. Currently the Library has access to the USMLE Step exams, NCLEX RN and the NAPLEX for the Pharmacy program.
Users may register using @austin.utexas.edu, @mail.nur.utexas.edu, or @utexas.edu email accounts. You can find registration instructions here
You must register for a personal account before you can use BoardVitals. You can find registration instructions here.
This database contains several tools for test preparation:
• Study Tools, which include review questions, flashcards, clerkship topics, and a game called “Showdown” to assist students and residents in exam preparation.
• Case Files – clinical case files selected from the LANGE Case Files series. Specialties include anatomy, neuroscience, biochemistry, microbiology, neuroscience, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical medicine fields - emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, ob/gyn, pediatrics, psychiatry, surgery, and anesthesiology.
• Fluid/Electrolyte and Acid-Base Cases – from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine: Cases
Updated regularly. A collection of over 80 leading medical textbooks plus an extensive multimedia library, Diagnosaurus differential diagnosis tool, patient education materials, practice guidelines, diagnostic tests and an integrated drug database. AccessMedicine also features self-assessment tools, Lange Case Files series, and online learning tools for medical education and board exams review. Featured textbooks include: Harrison’s Online, Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine, Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, and Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery.
Create a free My Access account while logged in to access content without additional logins or VPN required. My Access also enables creation and saving of practice tests, saving and downloading images.