Online Continuing Medical Education (CME)
BMJ Learning
  • Audience/Specialties: designed to support doctors, nurses, medical students and other health care practitioners with their personal development, learning and continuing medical education (CME) needs.
  • Topics: BMJ Learning has over 440 learning modules to choose from so there is something to suit every specialty
  • Special Features: It contains over 1000 interactive learning courses, across 70 specialty areas that are accredited for CME/CPD points in several countries.
Nursing Reference Center
  • Audience/Specialties: Staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty and hospital librarians.
  • Topics:More than 650 continuing education modules are available. These modules are accredited through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
  • Special Features: NRC provides many features and functionality.
  • Registration: Pre-registration is required.
Free CM
  • Audience/Specialties: Nurses and physicians.
  • Topics: More than 50 titles serving a broad spectrum of professionals in health care.
  • Special Features: useful, up-to-date publications are read by more than 50,000 people per month in the fields of clinical medicine, health care management, and biotechnology and medical devices. In addition to its newsletters, dozens of sourcebooks in a variety of health care topics.
  • Registration: REGISTRATION is required.
  • (Note: Not all listings are free.) Search via the studentdoc web site for CME programs, mostly from CMEweb, by specialty/subject. A different interface is offered via
American Medical Association CME Online Library
  • Audience/Specialties: Physicians
  • Topics: Diabetes - case studies & managing, genital herpes, GERD, Hereditary cancer syndromes, identifying hereditary cancer risk, managing migraine, managing osteoporosis, and pain
  • Special Features: CME available as an online program, a PDF document, or print copy can be requested. (Not all topics are available in each format).
    Patient education materials are also included.
  • Registration: No registration is required - CME modules available to all. Physicians will need to register to receive CME credit.
CCO (Clinical Care Options)
  • Audience/Specialties: Physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and nurse practitioners.
  • Topics: Medical education, Pharmacy education, Nursing education, Physician assistant, and/or Nurse Practitioner credit.
  • Special Features: Free or Paid Professional education publications.
  • Registration: Registration is required for both free and paid.
  • Description: It delivers evidence-based, trusted, and accredited online CME in several therapeutic areas. Practice management tools, links to reference sources and materials, and course management tools provide additional value to the user's educational experience. Online learning through is flexible and accessible, making it uniquely situated to fit into any physician or healthcare professional's busy schedule. By taking courses via, participants can register at any time and gain immediate access to courses. is a perfect fit for your flexible learning portfolio.
CME Search Engines
Doctors Guide
Links to thousands of CME webcasts. Also provides links to numerous case presentations, sortable for specific topics.
Search for online courses, CD-Rom based resources or live events for a wide range of health professionals. Most are fee-based resources.

CME Directories
Listing of over 150 courses in multiple specialties developed by Medscape editors or partners. Also available is the CME Tracker, which allows registered users to keep track of all their different CME activities and certificates.