Nursing: Apps for Mobile Devices

Account Creation & Renewal

Creating a New Account & Renewing Access 

If you are off campus please use the instructions in the pdf located to the right under Instructions with Screenshots

Creating a New Account

  • Open up Micromedex and go to Mobile Application Access.

  • Determine which apps you want access to there are 3 of them: Drug Reference, Drug Interactions,  & IV Compatibility

  • Get the  passwords for the apps, 3 different apps and 3 different passwords. (The passwords are listed in Step 4 of the instructions)

  • Download the app(s) from your app store 

  • Open the app on your device and choose Micromedex customer and enter the password(s). 

Contact the library if you have questions or need assistance. 
https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/ask-librarian.php

Creating a New Account

  • Disconnect/Log out of the VPN or Pulse Secure.

  • Clear out all browsing history and cache for your browser (Chrome, Firefox, etc.).

  • Use this link to access UpToDate: http://ckm.vumc.org/ckm/diglib/ckmres.html?rid=199

  • Use you VU ID and password to login into the Center for Knowledge Management login in screen. 



           *It might also just take you to UpToDate and say Medical Center at top right of page*    

  • Once you are in UpToDate register button to create an account using your Vanderbilt email.

  • You will then receive and email and can download the app and login in with your new account.

  • Password must be 8-24 characters with at least one uppercase letter and one number or special character.

Contact the library if you have questions or need assistance.
https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/ask-librarian.php

Renewing Access

  • Disconnect/Log out of the VPN or Pulse Secure.

  • Clear out all browsing history and cache for your browser (Chrome, Firefox, etc.).

  • Use this link to access UpToDate: http://ckm.vumc.org/ckm/diglib/ckmres.html?rid=199

  • Use you VU ID and password to login into the Center for Knowledge Management login in screen.
                 
    *It might also just take you to UpToDate and say Medical Center at top right of page.*

  • Once you are in UpToDate you might need to Log Out and then Log In again using your UpToDate username and password. If you do not see the log out option, just Log In using your  UpToDate account information.

Contact the library if you have questions or need assistance.
https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/ask-librarian.php

PDF Instructions