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Intro to Tech Talk (list of resources)

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Intro to Tech Talk (complete list of resources):  Tech Talk Handout.docx



Excerpt from the handout (feel free to add/edit):

1.)   Accessing medical databases including UpToDate and PubMed (from inside and outside UNM)- Daphne

a.)   https://hslic.unm.edu/

b.)   This is the HSC library website and you can use it to access all databases including UpToDate and PubMed

c.)   You can also find a link to the HSC email system down below the search fields 

d.)   If you are outside UNM hospital, will be prompted to log in using hsc email username and password 

e.)   Find databases listed alphabetically under database tab

f.)    Enter search topics directly under PubMed and UpToDate tabs 

g.)   Use WorldCat tab to find books/hard-copy resources at the HSC library 

h.)   Access Medicine and ClinicalKey also have a ton of textbooks

2.)   Educational resources -Jerica/ Daphne/ Carlos 

a.)   AAFP: You will automatically get free access to AAFP online as a resident

                                         i.)         One of the best references for reviews of topics!

b.)   AFP Photo Quiz App: available at your App Store for $9.99

                                         i.)         Fun photo quizzes you can download to your phone or tablet

c.)   Hippo Education Primary Care RAP -

                                         i.)         Podcast with various reviews and educational segments

                                       ii.)         Nice chapters (you can choose to listen to a 5 minute chapter or a 30 minute chapter)

                                      iii.)         Costs $95 per year (you can use education funds)

                                      iv.)         Make sure to have a friend refer you! Your friend will get $25 Amazon credit for the referral

d.)   Frankly Speaking about Family Medicine

                                         i.)         Weekly podcast 

                                       ii.)         Each episode ~10 minutes

                                      iii.)         Free!

e.)   AFP Podcast

f.)    Other popular podcasts 

                                         i.)         The Curbsiders Internal Medicine great summaries on website for teaching topics or review  

                                       ii.)         POEM of the week from Essential Evidence plus 

                                      iii.)         ACP Annals of Internal Medicine  

                                      iv.)         Annals On Call 

                                       v.)         Mayo Clinic Talks 

                                      vi.)         NEJM This Week 

                                     vii.)         Peds in a Pod 

                                   viii.)         Primary Care Perspectives (Peds podcast from CHOP)

                                      ix.)         CREOGS Over Coffee 

g.)    ABFM CKSA (Continuous Knowledge Self-Assessment)

                                         i.)         Free app that lets you answer “boards” type questions on-the-go

                                       ii.)         Will help meet your requirements for getting board-certified

h.)   MedMastery

                                         i.)         Good for knowledge/lectures, not an ongoing tool on the floor/clinic

                                       ii.)          POCUS ones or EKG ones for free
, other modules have a cost.

i.)     Step 3 preparation- Carlos

                                         i.)         Most people take this exam at the end of Intern year or beginning of second year

                                       ii.)         USMLE World is very useful

                                      iii.)         Your intern year is the best studying there is!

                                      iv.)         Board Vitals Q-Bank (purchased for you by UNM)

                                       v.)         Register here: https://marketing.tetondata.com/boardvitals_unm.html

(1)   You MUST use your @salud.unm.edu email address for registration

      Click the register button and the system will send a validation email

      After initial registration, next time just go to https://www.boardvitals.com/users/sign_in

j.)     POCUS  (Point of Care Ultrasound)

                                         i.)         Resources are all on the POCUS Wiki site.

3.)   Clinical applications -Jerica/ Daphne/ Carlos 

a.)   Free mobile apps provided by the library: https://libguides.health.unm.edu/mobileapps

                                         i.)         Make sure to be on the UNM wireless internet the first time you download these apps; after that you can use the apps anywhere

                                       ii.)         Visual Dx: great app that lets you put in various signs and symptoms to construct a differential; also has great pearls of information

                                      iii.)         UpToDate: It is free to create a login for UpToDate. lots of information and also a good resource for drug dosing

                                      iv.)         LexiComp: great for pharmacy

b.)   Must-have apps (all free!)

                                         i.)         Obstetrics/Women’s Health

(1)   ACOG: OB dating wheel, induction timing guide, etc

(2)   LactFactspoint-of-care/evidence-based medicine app for breastfeeding

(3)   Coffective: Breastfeeding guide geared to share with moms

(4)   STD Tx Guide: Created by CDC, has useful diagnostic consideration and treatment regimens.

(5)   CDC Contraception: Includes the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use with recommendations for the use of specific contraceptive methods by patients who have certain characteristics or medical conditions

                                       ii.)         Pediatrics

(1)   Shots Immunizations: Created by AAFP and STFM, useful and user friendly guide for immunizations.

(2)   Bilirisk

                                      iii.)         Adult Medicine

(1)   ASCVD Risk Estimator: Created by American College of Cardiology; essential in primary care clinics.

(2)   GOLD 2019 Pocket Guide: COPD Guidelines

(3)   Electronic Preventative Services Selector (ePSS): plug in age, sex, and risk factors, and this app  will tell you all the USPSTF recommendations for health maintenance.

(4)   Palliative Care Fast Facts: “fast facts” to help guide family discussions about terminal illnesses

(5)   American College of Cardiology Guideline Clinical App: this free app will guide you through all the cardiology treatment guidelines.

(6)   Diagnosaurus: app that allows you to plug in signs/symptoms to provide a differential diagnosis.  

(7)   Michigan MAGIC: What kind of access/IV does your patient need?

                                      iv.)         General Medical Tools

(1)   MDCalc Medical Calculator: Has most of the clinical decision making tools you will need.

(2)   GoodRx Pro: Good pictures of medications along with the cheapest pharmacy to get a certain medication.

(3)   Pocket PEx:  quick reference for rapid review of the components of a regional exam, as well as the order in which the elements can be performed

(4)   Medscape: Mostly useful for the “Drugs” function; easy to find dosing, adverse effects, and contraindications.

(5)   Epocrates: free medical app for drug prescribing and safety information

(6)   Doximity:  allows you to call patients and disguise your phone number as the hospital or clinic number (used to be separate app)

c.)   Apps for purchase

                                         i.)         Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy ($29.99/yr): Great tool for drugs/bugs

                                       ii.)         Pedi QuikCalc ($4.99): does all of your common pediatric calculations for you (BMI, drug dosages, BP percentile calculator, IV rates) 

                                      iii.)         Bilicalc ($1.99): Calculate newborn bilirubins on-the-go

                                      iv.)         Muscle Trigger Points ($2.99): Showing patient where pain is referred from trigger points 

                                       v.)         Perfect OB Wheel ($1.99): Perfect OB Wheel: there are lots of other OB dating wheels,  but this one is very user friendly.

                                      vi.)         Journal Club ($6.99): Great resource for big/practice-changing trials. 




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