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Audio-Digest: LDI Clinical Compendia (Anesthesiology): Resource information

An iOS and Android app Audio-Digest, is now available for access to audio lectures.

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  • Overview
  • Register for Audio-Digest
  • Access via your smart device (app)
  • Access via your desktop (web)
  • What do you have access to?
  • How can I tell if a lecture is available via the ANZCA Library subscription?

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Audio-Digest provides instant online and mobile access to 371 accredited audio lectures and board reviews (comprising the LDI Clinical Compendia Anesthesiology collection) presented by experts from leading institutions, bringing clinicians a convenient continuing medical education (CME/CE) experience.

  • Each lecture includes:
    • Objectives and accreditation information
    • Pre-test questions (and answers)
    • Written summary and readings
    • Post-test questions (and answers)
    • Evaluation form
  • Automatically synchronizes your progress across your computer and your smart device
  • A mobile app is available for Apple iOS and Android


Access to Audio-Digest requires the user to register an account:

  1. Log into Audio-Digest using the proxied ANZCA link (users will be required to authenticate using their ANZCA ID and password)
  2. Select 2019 Clinical Compendium in Anesthesiology from the drop-down
  3. Complete the registration form:
    • My Login:
      • Salutation
      • First Name
      • Last Name
      • Professional Designation - for example: MD Physician
      • Email
      • Password
    • My Contact Information
      • These fields are preset
    • Tick the I Agree to the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy check box
  4. Click the REGISTER NOW button when complete
  5. A "WE ARE PREPARING YOUR ACCOUNT. THIS WILL TAKE JUST A MOMENT" screen will display, asking to allow 5-10 minutes for the system to process the order.

  1. Once registered, you will receive a Thank you for Registering for Audio-Digest Platinum email:

  1. This email contains your username and Customer ID - Note: DO NOT use the "Click Here to sign in to your account" link in the email above to access Audio-Digest - see separate Access Via instructions below.
  2. When you sign into your account for the first time, you will be prompted for additional information:
    • Specialty - select a specialty from the drop-down - for example: Anesthesiology
    • Secondary specialty (optional) - for example: Pain Management
    • Scope of Practice - tick the boxes that apply
  3. Click the COMPLETE MY REGISTRATION button when complete
  4. You will then be directed to the member dashboard

Please Note: While you can access Audio-Digest from any computer or smart device with your username/password, you may be required to re-authenticate via the proxied link every 3 months to continue accessing Audio-Digest.

A: Download the ADF Membership app:

B: Registering for Audio-Digest:

  • First-time users must complete the Audio-Digest registration process (see above)​

IMPORTANT: Accessing Audio-Digest requires that the user have an existing user profile (personal account) in Audio-Digest. If you do not already have a user profile set up, then refer to the instructions above on how to Register for Audio-Digest before completing the following steps.

C: On your smart device:

  1. Ensure the ADF Membership app is installed
  2. You will be prompted for your AudioDigest user Sign In details:
    • Enter your Email address
    • Enter your Password

  1. Select the Sign in button
  2. You will be taken to the Audio Digest home screen
  3. Select My Library to display a list of accessible lectures available via our subscription - see left sidebar for further details on what comprises this collection)

  1. Use the Filter & Sort button to refine the list by entering a keyword (for example: pain) and selecting the Apply Filters button

Please Note: Your device will be enabled for access for 3 MONTHS.

Did your login fail? If your account has expired, you will need to re-authenticate using the following link.

For more information, contact the ANZCA Library: Library feedback form

IMPORTANT: First-time users of Audio-Digest will be required to complete a registration form to enable access (see instructions above).

  1. First-time users must complete the Audio-Digest registration process (see above)
  2. Log into desktop version of Audio-Digest using the proxied ANZCA link (users will be required to authenticate using their ANZCA ID and password)
  3. Enter your AudioDigest UserName (email address) and Password:

  1. Click the Log In button
  2. The Audio Digest My Library screen will display a full list of accessible lectures available via our subscription - see left sidebar for further details on what comprises this collection)

  1. Use the search boxes to filter the list - for example: Title or Issue ID = pain and select <enter>

Did your login fail? If your account has expired, you may need to re-authenticate using the following link.

For more information, contact the ANZCA Library: Library feedback form

ANZCA Library subscribes to the LDI Clinical Compendia Anesthesiology collection in Audio-Digest, which is comprised as follows:

  • Anesthesiology (193 of a possible 665 courses)
  • DiabetesInsight (2)
  • Emergency Medicine (27)
  • Family Medicine (39)
  • Gastroenterology (7)
  • General Surgery (19)
  • Internal Medicine (47)
  • Neurology (6)
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology (5)
  • Oncology (2)
  • Orthopaedics (5)
  • Otolaryngology (2)
  • Pediatrics (11)
  • Psychiatry (3)
  • Urology (3)

The list of accessible lectures is available via the Library (My Library) > Library tab in Audio-Digest.

It is possible to search within the available lectures by using Title or Issue ID search box and/or by using the Specialty drop-down:

Note: There are many other lectures on Audio-Digest, which do not form part of our subscription.

Audio-Digest contains many audio lectures that do not form part of the ANZCA Library's subscription - comprised of 371 lectures forming the LDA Clinical Compendia Anesthesiology collection.

The list of accessible lectures is viewable via the Library (My Library) tab within Audio-Digest.

The Audio-Digest search function (and Search by Specialty drop-down) in the top-right corner searches the entire Audio-Digest collection and will include lectures that the Library does not have access to.

However, availability can be determined as follows:

  • By a green ( > ) button alongside the item in the search results list

Inaccessible items can be determined as follows:

  • By a (?) alongside the item in the search results list
  • By the presence of a LIMITED ACCESS - Audio Digest Sample box on the full lecture

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