Android Apps for Nurses

Do you know that as of April 2011 Google said there had been more than 3 billion Android apps installed and at end of June 2011 there are 6 billion apps installs from the Android market.

Nurses and Future Nurses have to take advantage of these applications. These are apps that will make your job a lot more easier. All you need is an android phone and you can now donwload these apps for FREE. Take a quick look of our top android apps that all nurses must have:

MEDSCAPE by WebMD, LLC

Medscape app for Android™ now available! Medscape from WebMD is the MOST COMPREHENSIVE, FREE medical app available for healthcare professionals.

OUR APP INCLUDES:
-Fast & Comprehensive Drug Reference, including herbals and supplements
-Powerful Drug Interaction Checker
-In-depth Disease & Condition Reference and Treatment Guide
-Procedures Reference
-Tables & Protocols Reference
-Daily Medical News & Alerts
-Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) activities
-Physician, Pharmacy, and Hospital Directories
-Unlimited FREE access to all features
-Offline access to the clinical reference (no Internet connection required)

SUPPORTED DEVICE AND OS INFORMATION:
-Supported Devices: Motorola Droid, Motorola Droid X, Motorola Droid 2, HTC Incredible, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy Tab
-Supported OS: 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

UNLIMITED FREE ACCESS
-Free app! No subscription fees. No hidden costs to download and use all our features.

OFFLINE ACCESS TO CLINICAL REFERENCE
– Drug Reference, Disease & Condition Reference and Treatment Guide, Procedures Reference, Tables & Protocols Reference and Drug Interaction Checker work offline (no Internet connection required*)

FAST & COMPREHENSIVE DRUG REFERENCE
– 6,000+ generic and brand drugs
– 1,000+ generic and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs
– 1,000+ herbals and supplements
– Drug information includes adult & pediatric dosing, drug interactions, adverse effects, contraindications & warnings, pregnancy & lactation guidelines, pharmacology and more
– Save commonly searched drugs to your ‘Saved’ list for fast access
– Access anywhere – no Internet connection required

POWERFUL DRUG INTERACTION CHECKER
– Quickly identifies interactions for a combination of up to 30 drugs, herbals and supplements
– Provides detailed information from minor to contraindicated interactions
– Access anywhere – no Internet connection required

IN-DEPTH DISEASE & CONDITION REFERENCE AND TREATMENT GUIDE
– 4,000+ disease and condition topics (continually-updated)
– 2,000+ images
– Evidence-based content authored by leading physician experts
– Access anywhere, no Internet connection required*

PROCEDURES REFERENCE
– 600+ procedures, many with step-by-step videos

TABLES & PROTOCOLS REFERENCE
– 80+ reference tables and protocols including complete set of ACLS/PALS/NALS Protocols, HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis & Treatment Regimens and Adult and Pediatric Vaccination Tables

DAILY MEDICAL NEWS & ALERTS
-Read the latest medical news in 30+ specialty areas
-Top and breaking news headlines in your specialty featured on app home screen
-Save news articles to your ‘Saved’ list for fast access

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME/CE) ACTIVITIES
-Complete mobile CME/CE activities across 30+ specialty areas
-Earn CME/CE credits on-the-go and automatically track them in our on-site CME Tracker

PHYSICIAN, PHARMACY, AND HOSPITAL DIRECTORIES
-Access listings for 400,000+ physicians, 57,000+ pharmacies, and 6,000+ hospitals across the US
-Email contact and location info (including a map) to a patient or colleague

NOTE: You must have a Medscape account to use our App or you can ‘Test Drive’ our app for 24 hours without logging in.
To create a FREE account, register in the app after downloading or by visiting medscape.com

*Viewing images and videos requires an Internet connection

ALSO NOTE: Users with ‘rooted’ devices and ad-blocker software installed may experience connectivity errors while using Medscape.

Please disable ad-blocker software before attempting to download Medscape’s offline Clinical Reference.

Recent changes:
– Improved app stability while installing monthly drug updates

Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Currently a Nursing Local Board Examination Reviewer. Subjects handled are Pediatric, Obstetric and Psychiatric Nursing. Previous work experiences include: Clinical instructor/lecturer, clinical coordinator (Level II), caregiver instructor/lecturer, NC2 examination reviewer and staff/clinic nurse. Areas of specialization: Emergency room, Orthopedic Ward and Delivery Room. Also an IELTS passer.

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