Stay on Track: 4 Apps to Help you Study


The path toward earning a diploma or degree in the field of allied health is paved with countless hours of reviewing course materials in preparation for examinations, certifications, or simply the next day’s classes. In today’s technology-centric world, there are many useful study apps on the market that can help make your study sessions a little more manageable. Below is a small sample of some of our favorites:


The amount of free content on the Medscape medical app is impressive – this mini textbook continues to grow with each update. With more than 7,000 drug references, more than 3,500 disease clinical references, and more than 2,500 clinical images and videos, as well as a drug interaction checker and more, this is one study-aid app you’ll want in your back pocket.


This helpful prescription-reference app is ranked highly among iPhone users. With a simple user interface, Micromedex makes it easy to look up a dose or quickly reference drug information.


One of the best medical references available, Epocrates provides drug monographs and health plan formularies, a drug interaction tool, a pill identifier, medical calculator, and much more.

gFlash + Flashcards & Tests

For students who want to create their own flash cards without buying pack after pack of index cards, gFlash + Flashcards & Tests is a fantastic solution. This is a great app for creating your own paper-free flashcards, making for a convenient, organized, and environmentally friendly method of studying.

For those students who are looking for some additional help with course studies and test prep, Arizona College also offers a tutoring program that is available upon request. Both individual and group tutoring sessions are offered and can be scheduled with your program instructor.

Information in this blog post is accurate as of May 29, 2013.