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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a process of self assessment, self-directed, lifelong learning that complements formal undergraduate and postgraduate education and training. It enables psychiatrists to acquire new knowledge and skills as well as to maintain and improve their standards across all areas of their practice.

CPD Online

CPD Online is the learning resource for mental health professionals from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. College members may use CPD Online for up to 25 CPD points in the UK. For more information visit the CPD Online website or email


Getting in touch

The most effective way to contact the CPD Submissions team is via email - please contact
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