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UpToDate Anywhere

UpToDate Anywhere gives you off-campus access to UpToDate on your mobile device or from you home computer. Here are basic instructions for getting started with UpToDate Anywhere (detailed instructions found in a PDF document below)

Here is Video that takes you thorugh the process step-by-step: https://vimeo.com/77631768

1. Make sure your computer or mobile device is connected to the WUSM, BJH, or SLCH network.

2. Go to the Becker Library Website

2. Click on UpToDate (it is listed under Popular Resources on the front page)

3. Click on Log-in/Register and create an UpToDate account. A confirmation email will be sent to you with your chosen username and a link to recover your password.

5. Install the free UpToDate app on your mobile device (available in the App store, Google Play, and Windows App store)

6. Log-in using the username and password selected during the registration process

NOTE: You must sign-in to your UpToDate account while on the WUSM, BJH, or SLCH internet networks once every 90 days to maintain access to the app.

Device Availability: iPhone/iPad, Android devices, Windows 8 devices

Internet access required to use app.

Troubleshooting Installation Issues

Users should be able to download and access the UpToDate app anywhere on the WUSM medical campus (including WUSM buildings, BJH, and SLCH) where an internet connection is available. If you experience problems with downloading or using the app please contact Angela Hardi at ahardi@wustl.edu, 314-362-2787 or try these tips:

Barnes Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children’s Hospital Users

If you experience problems downloading or accessing the app while on a BJH or SLCH internet connection, please contact Becker Medical Library (ahardi@wustl.edu, 314-362-2787) for assistance. It is helpful to take a screenshot of any error messages that may appear and to let us know where in the hospital you attempted to download or access the app.

Also, you can try downloading/accessing the app from a WUSM internet (Guest or Secure WiFi) connection. You can find the WUSM guest WiFi connection in most of the medical school buildings, including Becker Medical Library.

Washington University School of Medicine Users

If you experience problems downloading or accessing the app while on a WUSM internet connection, please contact Becker Medical Library (ahardi@wustl.edu, 314-362-2787) for assistance. It is helpful to take a screenshot of any error messages that may appear and to let us know where on the WUSM campus you attempted to download or access the app.

Note: An internet connection is required to use the UpToDate app. If you attempt to use the app but it won't open, double check to make sure that you have an adequate WiFi or cellular data connection. 

Earning CME Credits with UpToDate

Using UpToDate, either the app or the website, can help physicians, nurses, and other health care providers earn CME credits. In order to earn and keep track of CMEs you will need to be logged-in to UpToDate whenever you use it.

When you are logged-in to UpToDate, check the green CME link on the top of the screen to see how many credits you have earned. Click on the link and it will allow you to select the type of CME credits you would like to accumulate (AMA PRA Category 1, etc.) and provide additional information about submitting your earned credits for a CME certificate.

Below you will find a brochure from UpToDate that walks you through the process of earning and redeeming CME credits. You can also consult their FAQ: https://www.uptodate.com/home/help-faq-cme-ce