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Hardware and software requirements

To use the educational portions of the Pennsylvania Medical Society website, it is suggested that you have the following hardware and software.

Desktops and laptops:

  • Windows, Vista, 7 or 8, 10'
  • Mac OSX 10.6 or higher
  • Soundcard and Speakers (some activities include audio)
  • PAMED has several multimedia programs that require sound and speakers
  • Make sure your firewalls are not blocking any streaming media
  • A high-speed Internet. Slow internet connections will result with poor video and response times need to effectively view content.


  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free Download)
  • Internet Explorer 8+, Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari 
  • Some activities require Adobe Flash Player (Free Download)
  • Some activities require Microsoft Office products like MS Word or MS PowerPoint
  • Your web browser software must be configured to accept cookies
  • Mobile devices and tablets
  • iPhone, iPad and iTouch devices: OS version 5 or higher
  • Android devices including tablets and phones
  • Windows RT and tablets on Windows 8

Important: If you are planning to view any online course from a place of work, it is HIGHLY recommended that you first check with your IT department and/or Network Administrator to make sure that ... 

  1. You are allowed access to install programs on your computer and
  2. Are allowed access to view online streaming media.

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