Mobile Learning Apps

The UCSF Physical Exam Tutors present innovative approaches to learning the neurological and musculoskeletal physical exams. With clinical cases, physician-authored information and a library of real patient videos, these apps help medical students, residents and practicing physicians perfect their understanding and execution of these important components of the physical exam.

MSK Exam Tutor iOS App

msk app iconDeveloped by expert health professionals from Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy and Rheumatology at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, the MSK Exam Tutor presents a refined, simplified musculoskeletal exam for healthcare learners at all levels.

The MSK Exam Tutor makes learning and understanding the musculoskeletal exam easy. A library of musculoskeletal examination maneuvers including real patient videos, physician-authored descriptions and sensitivity and specificity information allow learners to refine their technique. A collection of the most common musculoskeletal cases allow health professions students, residents and practicing physicians to perfect their performance of efficient, appropriate patient examinations.

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msk screenshot - iPad
msk screenshot - iPad
msk screenshot - iPhone
msk screenshot - iPhone
 
NeuroExam Tutor iOS App

neurotutor app iconThe NeuroExam Tutor presents an innovative approach to learning the neurological physical exam. With clinical cases, physician-authored information and a library of real patient videos, the NeuroExam Tutor helps medical students, residents and practicing physicians perfect their understanding and execution of the neurological exam.

The Neuroexam Tutor was made possible by the work of many talented educators, technologists, designers, producers and developers, including:

  • Susannah Cornes, MD
  • Dylan Alegria, MS
  • Vanja Douglas, MD
  • S. Andrew Josephson, MD
  • Dan Lowenstein, MD
  • Technology Enhanced Education

Features:

  • More than 60 high quality videos
  • In-depth descriptions of how to execute more than 50 different physical exam maneuvers
  • 6 interactive cases with real patient videos
  • Descriptions of 8 exam categories with explanations of terminology and grading scales
  • Quick reference flashcards for 6 common neurological complaints
  • Pearls and pitfalls from the master clinicians at UCSF

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neuroexam tutor screenshot - iPad
neuroexam tutor screenshot - iPad

The apps were developed as a partnership between University of California, San Francisco and Bandwidth Educational Publishing. It was made possible by the work of many talented educators, technologists, designers, producers and developers.

DISCLAIMER: THESE APPS ARE PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED AS, NOR SHOULD THEY BE CONSIDERED A SUBSTITUTE FOR, PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE. DO NOT USE THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE FOR DIAGNOSING OR TREATING ANY MEDICAL OR HEALTH CONDITION. IF YOU HAVE OR SUSPECT YOU HAVE A MEDICAL PROBLEM, PROMPTLY CONTACT YOUR PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDER.