MPAS Program Guide

Search Popular MPAS Databases

Access Pharmacy

Access Pharmacy is a comprehensive, content-rich online pharmacy resource that allows users to explore leading pharmacy references, search curriculum topics, research drugs and supplements.

Log in

To log in to Access Pharmacy, use the database links on the library homepage or select the link below. If prompted to log in, you will use the same login information you use for your classes (D# and password).

Search

As highlighted in the image below, you can search Access Pharmacy in the following ways:

  • Enter your keyword(s) for your topic in the search box at the top of the page.
  • Use the navigation drop-down menus above the search box at the top of the page.
  • Use the left and right arrows to browse the available books in the book carousel under the search box.

Create an Account

You can create an account in Access Pharmacy, which will allow you to make use of the study tools available. To create your account, select the My Profile menu in the upper right-hand corner and select Sign in or Create a Free Access Profile as shown in the image below.

Next, select Create a Free Access Profile as shown in the image below.

Create a Free Access Profile Option

Note! It may take a bit of time for your account to be created so if you are not able to access the study tools immediately, wait for a bit and try again. You must also log into your account via the institutional login to Access Pharmacy every 90 days to keep your profile active.

Use the Study Tools

After you create an account, you can use the study tools. To access the tools, select Study Tools from the top navigation menu and choose from the list of review questions, drug challenges and flashcards, as shown in the image below.

Ready to get started? Select the link below to launch the database!

DynaMed

DynaMed is a point of care database that provides information about diseases and conditions. In addition, you can find medication information and calculators.

Log in

To log in to DynaMed, use the database links on the library homepage or select the link below. If prompted to log in, you will use the same login information you use for your classes (D# and password).

Search Diseases or Conditions

Enter a disease or condition in the search box at the top of the page. The image below demonstrates a search for chickenpox. Select the magnifying glass icon to search, and pick the result that best matches what you are looking for.

As highlighted in the image below, each entry will start with an overview and recommendations for the disease or condition. You can use the options in the left-hand navigation menu to find further information on topics, including epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and management. Although the purpose of this database is to provide quick answers at the point of care, you will also find links to primary and secondary literature, including clinical practice guidelines.

Search Drug Information

To find drug information, use the Drugs A-Z, Drug Interactions and Calculators options in the top navigation menu, as shown in the image below.

Earn CMEs

You can earn continuing medical education (CME) credits and continuing education (CE) contact hours with every search by creating a personal account. Select Create Account in the top right-hand corner of the DynaMed homepage to get started.

Ready to get started? Select the link below to launch the database!

Micromedex

Micromedex is the leading provider of evidence-based clinical decision support, including information on medication and patient education for use in the clinical settings.

Log in

To log in to Micromedex, use the database links on the library homepage or select the link below. If prompted to log in, you will use the same login information you use for your classes (D# and password).

Search

You can search by Drug, Disease, Toxicology or All (default) using the search box at the top of the page. The image below demonstrates a search for amoxicillin under All

You can also use the top navigation menu options highlighted in the image below to explore other information in the database, including drug interactions, IV compatibility, drug comparisons and more.

Ready to get started? Select the link below to launch the database!

Physician Assistant Core Education Library

The Physician Assistant Core Education Library offers a core collection of content for students in their first year of PA school study. The Core book collection has over 35 fundamental texts, covering key areas of study, including anatomical sciences, pathology and biochemistry.

Log in

To log in to the Physician Assistant Core Education Library, use the database links on the library homepage or select the link below. If prompted to log in, you will use the same login information you use for your classes (D# and password).

Search

As highlighted in the image below, you can search Physician Assistant Core Education Library in the following ways:

  • Enter your keyword(s) for your topic in the search box at the top of the page.
  • Explore resource types under the Browse section. You may need to create a personal account to access some of these resources. If that is the case, then you can do so by selecting the Create a free personal account link at the top of the page.

Ready to get started? Select the link below to launch the database!

Physician Assistant Rotations/Specialties Library

The Physician Assistant Rotations/Specialties Library offers a core collection of content for each of the core PA rotations in a student's second year of study in a user-friendly online portal.

Log in

To log in to the Physician Assistant Rotations/Specialties Library, use the database links on the library homepage or select the link below. If prompted to log in, you will use the same login information you use for your classes (D# and password).

Search

As highlighted in the image below, you can search Physician Assistant Rotations/Specialties Library in the following ways:

  • Enter your keyword(s) for your topic in the search box at the top of the page.
  • Explore resource types under the Browse section. You may need to create a personal account to access some of these resources. If that is the case, then you can do so by selecting the Create a free personal account link at the top of the page.
  • Select one of the following specialty types from the menu at the top of the page: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Psychiatry or Surgery.

Ready to get started? Select the link below to launch the database!