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Key Features of First Aid Forward

First Aid Forward is an interactive online study platform for RVU community members who are preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and 2 examinations. The Library's subscription to First Aid Forward empowers our community to customize their approach to studying by quizzing themselves on core subjects featured in the Step 1 and 2 examinations. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Can Students retake subject exams?

Answer: Yes. Students are able to retake subject exams as many times as needed. 

Question: Do subject exams allow students to check their responses right away? 

Answer: Yes. Select "Tutor Attemp" to check your responses right away.

Question: Can students create cross-subject custom quizzes?

Answer: No. 

Question: Is there a mobile App for First Aid Forward?

Answer: No. 

Question: Can eBooks on First Aid Forward be downloaded as PDFs?

Answer: No. Currently, content can only be accessed online.  

Question: Can Faculty utilize First Aid Forward in their courses?

Answer: Faculty can create student accounts to access First Aid Forward content. If you’d like access to the Admin Dashboard, please email  

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