Frequently Asked Questions


StudyPRN is an online educational platform that provides exam revision for a variety of medical examinations, and offers a vast catalogue of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Healthcare Professionals.

We primarily deliver online exam revision for all Specialty Certificate Examinaions (SCEs) offered by the MRCPUK. These include:

  • Acute Medicine SCE
  • FREE Dermatology SCE
  • Endocrinology & Diabetes SCE
  • European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • FREE European Specialty Examination in Nephrology
  • Geriatric Medicine SCE
  • Medical Oncology SCE
  • Neurology SCE
  • FREE Palliative Medicine SCE
  • FREE Respiratory Medicine SCE
  • Rheumatology SCE

  • In addition to our SCE revision, we also provide exam revision for the MRCGP AKT; the European Examination in Core Cardiology; and the NMC Test of Competence for Nurses CBT.

    CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. The purpose of CPD is to continue the development of your knowledge, understanding, problem-solving, performance and technical skills in your profession.

    As an online educational provider, we offer a range of CPD Courses for Healthcare Professionals, which are relevant to your specialty and tailored to your medical role. These include:

  • Cardiology CPD
  • Cosmetic Medicine CPD
  • FREE COVID-19 CPD
  • FREE Dermatology CPD
  • Dermoscopy in the Assessment of Pigmented Lesions in Podiatry CPD
  • Diabetes CPD
  • Doctors CPD
  • Endocrinology CPD
  • Gastroenterology CPD
  • General Medicine CPD
  • Independent Prescribing CPD
  • FREE Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CPD
  • FREE Neuroendocrine Tumours CPD
  • Nurses CPD
  • Obesity CPD
  • Osteoporosis CPD
  • Palliative Care CPD
  • Pharmacists CPD
  • Psychiatry CPD
  • FREE Respiratory CPD
  • Treating Eyelash & Eyebrow Hypotrichosis CPD

  • For more information, please read our article on 'What is CPD?'.

    There are several benefits to completing CPD courses online, the main one being you can access your modules whenever and wherever you like - all you need is an internet connection. For more information about the benefits of online CPD, please read our article on the 'Benefits of Online CPD Courses'.

    To access your questions, you'll firstly need to login to your StudyPRN account.

    Once you've successfully logged in to your account, you'll be able to access your questions by clicking on the 'My Resources' section, which you can find on the navigation bar at the very top of our website. After you've clicked on the 'My Resources' section, you'll be taken to a page that lists all of your resources. Simply click on the green 'ACCESS' button in order to answer your questions.

    All our questions are written in a 'best of five' format and in the style of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Once you've answered a question, you'll be provided with a detailed explanation and links to further reading, which we encourage you to utilise.

    Our questions are constantly reviewed and updated to reflect any changes in current guidelines and/or the exam blueprint. Our medical experts review, edit and add new questions regularly, ensuring you receive the most up-to-date material available.

    You can answer the questions as many times as you like - there is no limit. You'll also be given the option to 'reset all questions', 'reset incorrect questions' or 'reset flagged questions' once you've started using your resource(s). Please do note that when your subscription expires, you will no longer be able to access the questions.

    Yes, simply visit the relevant product page on our website and re-purchase the resource. The extended subscription length will then be added to your current or expired resource within your dashboard.

    No, we do not copy the actual exam questions. Instead we write questions in the same style, level of difficulty and format as those you'll encounter in your exam.

    No! Passing the exam will very much depend on how hard you work. We advise that you answer all of the questions within your resource, and work through the course material and further reading. We believe that you should be ready for the actual exam when you achieve 90% or higher in our revision resources.

    Once you've completed and achieved over 60% in your CPD module, you'll be able to download your CPD Certificate by clicking on the 'Download Certificate' button located on the resource summary page. If your certificate does not automatically open, please check your 'Downloads' folder on your device.

    For the exam revision Personal Study CPD Certificate, you must complete all questions within the resource and achieve 50% or more to receive your certificate. Once you've done this, please follow the same steps as mentioned above to download your Personal Study CPD Certificate.

    Our site is integrated with Sagepay, which accepts all major debit cards, credit cards and PayPal payments.

    Yes, we offer a 50% discount off all SCE revision resources for customers from Hinari countries. To view a list of the qualifying countries, please click here.

    We ask that eligible customers write 2 multiple choice questions that we're able to include within the SCE resource you're studying for, and that you submit these questions via our contact us form. Please note that we assess every questions submitted, so please DO NOT plagiarise as you will not qualify for the discount.

    Once we have received and approved your questions, we will then issue you a unique 50% off discount code that can be applied to your SCE purchase.

    No, you are not able to download the questions offline. StudyPRN is an entirely online service, which interactively marks your responses.

    No, it is part of our Terms and Conditions that you do not account share. Also, it isn't in your best interest to account share, as you won't get an accurate idea of your strengths and weaknesses.

    If you've forgotten your password or need to reset it, simply enter the email address linked to your account on the reset password page. You'll then receive instructions via your email address on how to proceed and reset your password.

    Yes, we offer a full refund within 21 days of your purchase for those who aren't satisfied with our resources. To view our returns procedure and see our full terms and conditions, please read our money-back guarantee.