Medscape offers continuing medical education courses through its website. It also offers continuing education courses in professional development, such as the business of medicine. Courses are designed with consideration for the medical practitioner's needs and time constraints. They are free as of July 2015, but registration is required.
Courses come in a variety of formats, allowing professionals to deepen clinical knowledge and stay current in their fields. Topics include cardiology, psychiatry and mental health, lab medicine and women's health. Medscape is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide CMEs, the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing CEs and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education for pharmacy CEs.