Professional practice is underpinned by continuous professional development. Strengthen your knowledge and continue your journey at RCSI through our extensive post-qualification education and training.

Discover our diverse array of short courses in areas such as surgery, nursing and midwifery, dentistry, radiology and, sports and exercise medicine.

Enhance your career at RCSI

Continuous professional development (CPD) is an important and mandatory element of working in the health system in Ireland. However, there are a number of career benefits of participating in a CPD programme at RCSI.

Peer-to-peer learning

Learn from, and with, your industry peers in an educational environment outside of the workplace.

Gain fresh insights

Stay up-to-date in your field and learn new approaches and problem-solving techniques from industry experts.

Skills development

Develop soft skills and enhance your understanding across a range of clinical, leadership, management and research topics.


Improve your employability and add to your professional profile with a qualification from RCSI.

Professional exams

RCSI conducts professional exams, in a range of specialities, in Ireland and at numerous overseas locations including Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Sudan, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, and the US.

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Professional exams