Psychiatry CME

Psychiatry CME
Everyone needs continuing education. But who needs to be overwhelmed by it?

For more than 40 years, Directions in Psychiatry remains the pre-eminent psychiatry CME program for psychiatrists world-wide.

Concise, essential, authoritative and timely, Directions in Psychiatry has delivered on the promise of insightful and useful information that psychiatrists world-wide need to stay current and earn psychiatry CME requirements. Directions in Psychiatry keeps you up-to-date as you earn 40 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits annually in the comfort of your home or office.

Print Edition

Print Format CME Courses

Hatherleigh will mail you printed home-study course materials containing CME or CE approved coursework. Answer the quiz questions from each lesson by completing the answer form and evaluation. Return these for scoring via fax or mail.

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Dital Edition

Online Digital Courses

The most convenient way to earn credit. Access coursework in PDF format. Use this on your desktop, mobile device or tablet for convenience. Submit your test answers and evaluation directly online. Receive your certificate immediately.

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We are excited to announce that Directions in Psychiatry is approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) for Self-Assessment credit for the Maintenance of Certification program, as well as the Royal College in Section 3 for Canadian physicians.

You can also select the digital delivery option. If you choose this option, you will receive all lessons via email in Adobe PDF format for easy access. Use this on your Apple iPad, Kindle or other e-book reader for convenience. Submit your test answers via our online test submission module, a convenient way to get your psychiatry CME work done from home, office, vacation or while traveling.


  • 40 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits
  • ABPN Approved CME
  • 20 Essential Lessons
  • Convenient Digital Delivery Option
  • Permanent Record of CME Activities
  • Top Faculty from Leading Institutions
  • Online Quiz Submission
  • Designed for Rapid Learning
  • Abstract for Instant Review
  • Toll-free customer service support

    Original Lessons are presented each year and delivered to your home, office, or as digital downloads for your favorite electronic reading device.