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What is UptoDate?
UptoDate is an "evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource . . . [used] to make the right point-of-care decisions." Franklin University makes this resource available to its students to help them in their studies.
To use UptoDate, you must log in to UptoDate through the Franklin University Library link below and create an account. (Instructions on how to do this are below.) Once you have created an account, you can use that account to log in on any device, including mobile devices.
UptoDate requires users to log in through the Franklin University Library link every 90 days, to ensure that they remain affiliated with Franklin University.
A point-of-care clinical resource. Useful for quick information about conditions, drugs, etc. Contains original, peer-reviewed text which provides specific, practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment. For more information about how to access and use UptoDate, see the UptoDate research guide: https://guides.franklin.edu/msn/uptodate.
UptoDate website and mobile app (for access after account if verified through the Franklin University Library link):
You must access UptoDate through the Franklin University web portal to link your account to Franklin University:You will see the following login screen. Login using the username/password you use to log in to your Franklin course content:
The first time you log in to uptodate you will need to register. Enter the information in the form, then click on the submit registration button.
You will then need to accept the "subscription and license agreement" to access UptoDate
If you have already created an UptoDate account, you can access UptoDate through the mobile app. Once you download the app from the app store, open the app and log in with your UptoDate username and password. You only need to log in one time -- the app will remember the username and password. (However, you will need to log in to UptoDate through Franklin University's webportal once every 90 days to reverify your account.)