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An iOS and Android app, ClinicalKey™, is now available for access to Australian content.

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  • Overview of the app
  • Downloading the app
  • Generating an access token
  • Token Access overview
  • Creating a personal account

Updated access

[May 2017] The latest version of the ClinicalKey app is here and now provides access to the Australian version of ClinicalKey, allowing ANZCA Fellows and trainees to access full-text content for the very first time.

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  • Persistent login
  • Intuitive search with auto-suggest
  • Ability to bookmark and save items
  • Access to following full-text:
    • Books
    • Journals
    • Drug Monographs (AMH)
    • Guidelines
    • Patient Education
    • Multimedia
    • Procedures Consult
  • Note: Access to Clinical Trials and First Consult is only available via the web version of ClinicalKey.

Download & access

A: Download the ClinicalKey app:

B: Registering for Mobile Access

  1. Users must contact ANZCA Library to register for access:
  2. Enter the following details:
    • What is your feedback/request related to? = ClinicalKey app registration
    • Name
    • College ID
    • Email address
    • Description/comments = CK app
  3. Click the Submit button when complete 

Once submitted, please allow 3 working days for library staff to process your request.

IMPORTANT: Completing your registration requires that you associate your registration ID with an existing user profile (personal account) in ClinicalKey Australia. If you do not already have a user profile set up, then see sidebar for instructions on how to Create a user profile in ClinicalKey Australia before completing the following steps.

C: Registration email

  1. Once the ANZCA Library registers you for access, you will receive the following Your ScienceDirect Registration ID email:

  1. Click on the link
  2. The Journals Consult Registration ID Redemption page will display:

  1. Enter the Registration ID and Registration Password that were supplied in the email, verify that I’m not a robot check and click the Continue button
  2. The Registration ID Association page will display:

  1. This will allow you to associate your ClinicalKey personal account with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists JC, Remote Access ID (thereby enabling app access):
    • Enter your user profile Username (email address)
    • Enter your user profile Password
  2. Click the Sign In button when complete – you will be taken to the ScienceDirect home page

Your registration is now complete.

D: On your mobile device:

  1. Ensure the ClinicalKey app is installed
  2. If you have not previously accessed the app, then swipe through the introductory screens and click the Done button
  3. You will be prompted to Choose Edition:
    • Select Australia

  1. You will be prompted to Choose Role:
    • Select ClinicalKey

  1. You will be prompted for your ClinicalKey user profile details:
    • Enter your Username = email address
    • Enter your Password

  1. Select the grey Login button
  2. You will be taken to the ClinicalKey home page

Your device is now enabled for access for 12 MONTHS.

Did your login fail? Completing your registration requires that you associate your registration ID with an existing user profile (personal account) in ClinicalKey Australia [see sidebar for instructions on how to Create a user profile in ClinicalKey Australia].

For more information, contact the ANZCA Library:

Create a user profile in ClinicalKey Australia

User profiles can be used to download book chapter PDFs, save searches, create alerts and enable mobile access for the ClinicalKey app.

  1. Log into ClinicalKey Australia using the proxied ANZCA link (users will be required to authenticate using their ANZCA ID and password)
  2. Select the Register link from the top-right of  screen
  3. Complete the registration form:
    • First name
    • Family name (surname)
    • Email
  4. Click the Register > button when complete

Resetting your ClinicalKey app password

The following instructions can be used to reset your ClinicalKey app registration password:

  1. Go to the Forgotten Password link
  2. Enter your email address and click Submit
  3. You will received an email from the ScienceDirect Message Center:
    • Subject = Forgotten username or password
  4. Click on the Reset Password link
  5. Enter and re-enter your updated password and click Submit

These updated credentials can now be used to log into the app.

CME/CPD Credits

InformationClinicalKey supports Internet Point of Care learning (IPoC), which is a certified Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity that allows physicians the opportunity to identify and research a topic relevant to their clinical practice. CME credit/time is available for the following content types: books, Clinical Overviews, and published journal articles.