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USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3 Question Bank Apps Now Available on App Store

10/15/2009 by Press Room, Modality

More than a dozen apps from Modality and McGraw-Hill Professional deliver personalized medical board prep to iPhone and iPod touch

Durham, NC -- October 15, 2009 -- Modality, Inc. and McGraw-Hill Professional today announced that Lange Q&A USMLE Step 1 is now available on the App Store. This app brings the total number of United States Medical Licensing Examination question bank apps created by Modality in partnership with McGraw-Hill to twelve, spanning the publisher’s bestselling First Aid, Lange and PreTest series.

“Board review is incredibly taxing for both medical students and their instructors,” said Scott Grillo, vice president and medical publisher of McGraw-Hill Professional. “The volume of material to master is daunting, and providing students with rapid access via iPhone and iPod touch to the thorough, vetted content in our books will no doubt facilitate their success on the exams.”

“Assessment, time tracking and study plan refinement are the core benefits of our board prep apps,” said Nate O’Keefe, director of publishing for Modality. “Students can now access hundreds, potentially thousands of board-style questions, create individual quiz sessions, and identify their stronger and weaker topic areas. The customization and performance tools we built into the First Aid, Lange and PreTest apps are working in tandem with the innovative Multi-Touch user interface of iPhone and iPod touch to create measurable learning experiences for students that keep them engaged through the weeks and months of board prep.”

Modality offers the following United States Medical Licensing Examination review applications in partnership with McGraw-Hill Professional:

  • First Aid Q&A for USMLE Step 1
  • Lange Q&A: USMLE Step 1
  • Lange Q&A: USMLE Step 2 CK
  • Lange Q&A: USMLE Step 3
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Emergency Medicine
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Family Medicine
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Medicine
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Neurology
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Pediatrics
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Psychiatry
  • PreTest USMLE Review: Surgery

In the health science education market, the two companies have also delivered the successful Lange Flash Card series to the App Store, encompassing the basic sciences of biochemistry, microbiology, pathology and pharmacology, as well as the four-part Zollinger’s Atlas of Surgical Procedures app series and the First Aid Q&A for the National Board of Dentistry Examination Part One App.

The First Aid Q&A for USMLE Step 1; Lange Q&A for Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3; and the PreTest USMLE Step 2 CK subject-specific applications are available for $29.99 to $44.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.