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This app is designed to help an individual quickly and more accurately diagnose a skin disease. Although primarily aimed at medical students, nurse practitioners and other medical professionals, any individual can benefit from using it. The reader is encouraged to try this novel approach.
FOR PARENTS. Know what Pre-K readiness skills your child has mastered and what skills you want to work on to be ready for school. This app will provide you with an informal skill assessment similar to what is used in the preschool classroom. And it's fun!
Spirit Runner is a new iOS app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, designed to help youth be active and stay active.
Spirit Runner was designed to target Aboriginal youth, although it can be used by anyone wanting to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Alberta teachers are the first in the country to have their own distinctive mobile application. Fission Media is proud to announce the launch of the company’s latest iPhone, iPod touch app created for the Alberta Teachers’ Assoc. This app will enable Alberta teachers to access their collective agreements and instantly keep up to date regarding specific interests and education issues.
Download from the iTunes Store for free!
Alberta Teachers' Association
New iOS App: Alberta Teachers' Association
Fission Media now offers Shopping Cart Web Sites!
You know us for amazing apps like Back in Black and the AMA Drivers Test, but Fission Media also offers web site design and now shopping cart sites through Shopify.
Venus Eye Design is a custom eye wear company based in Edmonton, with an additional location in Kelowna, although their designs are sort after the world over.
Venus Eye Design Web Site Launch
A new iBook to help doctors recognize and treat common skin problems.
Edmonton’s Fission Media is proud to announce the release of an iBook to help medical professionals better identify 25 common and important skin problems. The book is called Rapid Fire Dermatology and is the brainchild of Dr. Benjamin Barankin, a leading Toronto dermatologist and author, and Dr. Anil Kurian, a University of Alberta dermatology resident.
The two hit on the idea of taking their handy little book and moving it to a tablet format. Fission Media convinced them to go with an iBook for the iPad to start. “iBooks are becoming more and more mainstream in today's society and given the high level of interactivity with this type of book, it is both educational and fun to use at the same time,” says Dr. Kurian.
The book presents a series of high quality photographs of common skin problems along with an outline of each case. A set of multiple-choice questions makes the book more fun and relevant. Once they complete the questions, they’re presented with an expert analysis from the two doctors along with recommended treatments. According to the doctors, this practical book should help take the mystery out of dermatology.
Dr. Barankin is convinced the book will be a hit with primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students and residents. “Case-based scenarios in medicine are a well-received and highly utilized style of learning among physicians and trainees. We aspired to integrate a large number of dermatological case-based conditions packed into a succinct book with high quality images. We also decided that, in this day and age an App would be of great value to many healthcare providers.”
Fission Media’s President, Tom Dodd, foresees an explosion in the use of iBooks. “They’re more interactive, more portable and easier to produce than paper based books. This form of publishing is also much easier to update for professions that are constantly changing,” says Dodd.
Fission Media is currently working on an iBook for breast cancer survivors.
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Track Santa in real-time, get North Pole news, send him your wish list and use the naughty or nice meters!
Santa GPS not only shows your children where you live in relation to the North Pole, but also packs a variety of features to entertain them leading up to Christmas. There’s a daily blog posting by the Chief Elf, the ability to write a letter to Santa and post it, save your child's wish list for later reference (New in the 2012 version) and naughty or nice meters to assess their behavior. Then on Christmas Eve, children can track Santa’s journey as he leaves the North Pole and traverses the globe in real-time, with the visual image that counts down the minutes to his arrival on their doorstep!
7 Sleeps Until Christmas
By Stuart Adams in support of The Lung Association Alberta&NWT
This beautifully illustrated app consists of eight interactive letters from Santa that act as a countdown calendar up to Christmas day. The carefully crafted responses from Santa Claus answer children's questions about the caring, sharing and giving values of Christmas.
Christmas Apps for iOS