OpenAnesthesia® Announces Android and iOS Versions of Self-Study App
First iPhone®/ iPad® and Android App for Anesthesiology Residents Expanded to Include 500 Self-Study Questions
Article ID: 619767
Released: 24-Jun-2014 11:30 AM EDT
Source Newsroom: International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
Newswise — June 24, 2014 – OpenAnesthesia (OA), one of the most popular websites for education in anesthesia, announces the release of V 3.0 of the hugely popular self-study app for anesthesiology residents, CRNAs, SRNAs, and physicians. The app, specifically designed to improve knowledge within the field of anesthesiology, is free to download on iTunes and the Google Store.
The OA Self-Study App for iOS and Android devices is designed to help resident anesthesiologists, physicians, and those in the related health professions to improve their knowledge of basic and advanced concepts of the field. The OA app contains all ABA keywords from the 2008-2014 in-training examinations, provides 50 free questions for all users, and offers an additional 450 questions for in-app purchase. All the questions review essential core concepts. Each question has been written by a physician editor and contains a full explanation of the answer, along with links to related keywords and articles in OpenAnesthesia, Anesthesia & Analgesia, A&A Case Reports, and PubMed.
Edward C. Nemergut, MD, founder of OpenAnesthesia, says: “Many of our users have asked for additional study questions, as well as an Android version, and I’m delighted that we can finally offer both with Release 3.0.” Adds Dr. Nemergut, “The overwhelming worldwide response we’ve had to this app tells us that the need for solid online tools – such as our OA app – is essential for the new generation of residents and physicians."
OpenAnesthesia, sponsored by the IARS, was founded in 2009 and has quickly become a leading reference source for anesthesiology residents, physicians, CRNAs and other medical professionals. OpenAnesthesia.org website is one of the most widely-used references for resident anesthesiologists and physicians. The site’s popular “Questions of the Day” feature is visited by thousands of users daily. Additional features include a rich multimedia library with podcasts and instructional videos, the TEE of the Month, the Article of the Month, video summaries of each monthly issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, and Virtual Grand Rounds in Obstetric Anesthesia.
About the IARS
The International Anesthesia Research Society is a nonpolitical, not-for-profit medical society founded in 1922 to advance and support scientific research and education related to anesthesia, and to improve patient care through basic research. The IARS contributes nearly $1 million annually to fund anesthesia research; provides a forum for anesthesiology leaders to share information and ideas; maintains a worldwide membership of more than 15,000 physicians, physician residents, and others with doctoral degrees, as well as health professionals in anesthesia-related practice; sponsors the SmartTots initiative in partnership with the FDA; and publishes the monthly Anesthesia & Analgesia journal in print and online as well as the clinical companion journal A&A Case Reports, published semi-monthly.
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