CPD Online is the eLearning resource for mental health professionals, offering over 225 learning modules and more than 140 podcasts. Members of the Royal College of Psychiatrists can use CPD Online to complete up to half of their annual CPD requirements.

No limit on eLearning that can be counted for CPD

The COVID-19 epidemic continues to cause disruption to organisations and services across the UK. The College is doing all it can to support members during this time.


We appreciate the considerable pressures affecting our members who may have to be adapting quickly to new clinical situations and areas of clinical practice. We also appreciate that organising CPD submissions at the moment is unlikely to be a priority.


We have introduced a range of measures as a result to ease this burden, including the below:


  • During the pandemic, there will be no limit on eLearning that can be counted for CPD; it will be possible for ALL 50 CREDITS to be obtained in this way.

RCPsych eLearning for clinicians: COVID-19


You can also visit RCPsych's eLearning hub, which compiles a selection of resources to support psychiatrists and other clinicians working in mental health settings in gaining or refreshing knowledge and skills to support patients and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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