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Pharmacy (PharmD)

Library and web resources to support the PharmD degree program at West Coast University

UpToDate @ WCU

UpToDate is an evidence-based clinical decision support database. It provides evidence and clinical guidance at your fingertips. The resource is available through the UpToDate website and Mobile App. 

This UpToDate guide provides information on how to access this resource through the WCU Library.

Creating Your UpToDate Account for Students


Click the following link to access UpToDateYou may be prompted to sign in with your WCU email address and password. If prompted complete the two-factor authentication process to complete the sign-in process.

If you have previously logged into another WCU resource, such as Canvas, you may be automatically redirected to UptoDate without needing to sign in again.


ACC and WCU Sign in screen

If this is your first time using UpToDate, you will need to complete the registration form and click on the submit button.

If you have previously registered, click on the log-in link. 


UptoDate registration screen through OpenAthens login

You have now completed your UpToDate Registration! 
Visit the UpToDate Mobile App page for instructions on how to install the app on your device.


Creating and Accessing UpToDate for Faculty

Select Faculty members across the University have access to UpToDate. Please follow the steps below to create your UpToDate account. You will need a valid WCU Library account and password to access the resource.


Click the following link to access UpToDate and enter your WCU Library ID and Password.


If you have never signed into your WCU Library account before, click on the set/reset password button and follow the instructions on the screen. Additional instructions on setting up your library can be found on the following FAQ page.

Image of the WCU Library Log-in Page

If this is your first time using UpToDate, you will need to register for a new account by clicking on the "Register Now" button towards the bottom of the page.


If you already have an UpToDate account, enter your Username and Password and click Log in.


Complete the registration information to create your UpToDate account. 

*Please use your WCU email address

4) You have now completed your UpToDate Registration! Use the username and password you created to sign in to the UpToDate. You will use the same username and password for the UpToDate Mobile App.


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