HWCOM students - Check this out!
Epocrates offers the Epocrates Essentials* ($159.99 value) mobile app, the drug, disease, and diagnostic reference tools. And it's FREE for all U.S. medical students.
You can get the app at http://www.epocrates.com/e/FreeforMedicalStudents2012
Below are the FAQs from Epocrates. US Medical students are eligible for a maximum of 4 free one-year Epocrates Essentials subscriptions.
We created this list of frequently asked questions to help you better understand the free Epocrates Essentials for Medical Students Program
Many of our students already use the free Epocrates Rx® application. How is Epocrates
Epocrates Essentials offers all the functionality of Epocrates Rx (clinical information for thousands of drug monographs), plus additional drug, disease, and diagnostic content, including:
Information for over 600 alternative (herbal) medicines
An infectious disease treatment guide
Diagnostic and treatment information for thousands of diseases
Hundreds of diagnostic and laboratory tests
- Information for over 600 alternative (herbal) medicines
What mobile platforms are compatible with Epocrates Essentials?
Epocrates Essentials is compatible with the majority of platforms students are using, including AndroidTM, iPhone/iPod® touch and BlackBerry®.
How do medical students receive their free Epocrates Essentials subscriptions?
Here’s how the program works:
Epocrates will promote this program to medical students through a variety of promotional
channels, including social media and email marketing to medical students already in our
database. We invite you to notify your students about the offer as well!
Promotion of the program will begin August 1st, 2012. At that time, we will launch a page on
our web site that will allow medical students to download the premium application for free.
- Epocrates will promote this program to medical students through a variety of promotional channels, including social media and email marketing to medical students already in our database. We invite you to notify your students about the offer as well!
• Once at the web site, medical students can fill in the required registration information, and download the application to their mobile device.
Is this offer available to all medical students?
Medical students currently enrolled in a participating medical school in their first, second, third or fourth years can take advantage of the offer.
To successfully register for this program, the following criteria must be met:
Individuals must be a U.S. medical student attending an accredited U.S. MD/DO medical school
Correct occupation (medical student) and current medical school must be entered accurately
into the online registration form
Individuals must have an Epocrates-compatible mobile platform (iOS, Android, or Blackberry)
One free Epocrates subscription is permitted per current academic year
Only medical students can receive this discount. Applicants will be presented with the names of eligible schools in a drop down menu, with instructions to select the one in which they are currently enrolled. Epocrates will conduct verification checks throughout the course of this program to confirm
eligibility of participants.
- Individuals must be a U.S. medical student attending an accredited U.S. MD/DO medical school
Can residents/other healthcare students take advantage of this offer?
This offer is strictly for medical students only. Residents and healthcare students (i.e. nursing, pharmacy, etc.) are not eligible for this offer. These users may be eligible for other discounts at an institutional rate. Please visit http://www.epocrates.com/products/groups for more information, or contact us at email@example.com or (866) 559–3053.
How many times can a medical student take advantage of this offer?
A medical student can receive a maximum of four free one-year Epocrates Essentials subscriptions. Medical students can download only one subscription per year. They cannot activate multiple subscriptions in a single year from this program. Each Epocrates license will be assigned to a single device.
What if a medical student wishes to transfer their subscription to another platform (e.g., switch
from Android to iOS)?
We allow one subscription transfer within a 12 month period. If the medical student has already transferred their subscription once this year and wishes to make further changes,
please contact Epocrates support.
If a medical student has a new device and wishes to transfer their subscription to another platform, instructions can be found here.
Who do we contact for technical support?
Medical students can contact our customer support team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 1–800–230–2150 Call hours: 6am-6pm PT Monday -Friday.
Medical students can also visit our website at www.epocrates.com/support for frequently asked questions and other support-related info.
What if a medical student already subscribes to Epocrates Essentials?
The free Epocrates Essentials for Medical Students program will extend their subscription an additional year.
What other communications will I receive from Epocrates?
You will receive updates from us in the form of product announcements to help your students get the most out of their subscription as well as various other communications.
Can medical students who do not own mobile devices access Epocrates another way?
Epocrates also offers a free online clinical reference at https://online.epocrates.com. We can provide both individual and site-licensed programs. Your institutional sales executive can provide partnership options. They can be reached at email@example.com or 1–866–559–3053.