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Direct Links to Clinical Key Sections

     *  Clinical Overviews
     *  ProceduresConsult

Clinical Key Videos

Overview [1:58]

How to create a personal account [58 sec]

Presentation Maker - Clinical Key Demo [1:44 min.]

Welcome to ClinicalKey [7:31 min.]  A high-level overview of ClinicalKey’s content offerings, access methods, search modes and supporting resources.

What’s New- ClinicalKey Enhancements [2:46 min.]  Discover new enhancements made to ClinicalKey, designed to make finding summary content and deeper knowledge easier.

Welcome to ClinicalKey for Graduate Medical Education [4:08 min.]  A showcase for how ClinicalKey acts a vital tool for residents in navigating their journey to becoming certified physicians.

How to Earn CME and MOC Credit [8:37 min.]  A detailed walkthrough of how to claim CME and MOC credits through the ClinicalKey CME dashboard.

How to Find Disease and Condition Summaries [7:08 min.] A case study look at how Clinical Overviews can provide fast answers at the point of care.

How to Enable Remote Access [4:29 min.] Review how to setup remote access for your personal account through a few quick and easy steps.

For Clinical Key Roll Out

     *  CK Implementation
     *  CK Resource Center
     *  CK User Awareness
     *  CK Support Center

ClinicalKey Snapshot

With ClinicalKey, clinicians can access the latest evidence across specialties in a variety of formats, including:

  • Full-text reference books and journals
  • Clinical overviews
  • Drug information
  • Medical and procedure videos and images
  • Practice guidelines
  • Customizable patient education handouts
  • Clinical calculators
  • Clinical trials
  • MEDLINE® abstracts

Patient Education in Other Languages via Clinical Key

In Clinical Key Patient Educationclick on the Available Languages Tab [See below].
  • In this case, there are currently 5731 handouts in Arabic via Clinical Key, with other languages also available.
  • Alternatively, available languages are listed below each handout, with English and Spanish being the most widely available.
  • Not every Clinical Key Patient Handout is available in other languages, but the list is growing ... 


  • As of November 2022, this is the current list of languages available in Clinical Key for Patient Handouts:


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Michele Matucheski, MLIS, AHIP
Medical Librarian - Ascension Wisconsin
Phone  (920) 223-0340

Available Monday - Friday


Need Assistance? We are happy to help!   Please contact Your Librarian :

Kellee Selden, MLIS, MSMI
Manager & Medical Librarian
Ascension Clinical & Network Services
Phone (414) 585-1626
Available   Monday - Friday