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i-learn and i-folio

i-learn and i-folio

Your online professional learning and portfolio resource

RCM members have access to a huge resource of free online courses through the RCM’s e-learning platform, i-learn.  They also get free access to the RCM’s e-portfolio system, i-folio, which provides an online portfolio in which to record all professional development.

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i-learn is a learning resource with over 60 courses available free to RCM members. All courses are certificated and, on course completion, certificates can be automatically sent to i-folio to help build your record of continuing professional development. i-learn courses provide learning at all levels and range from 10 minute updates through to more in-depth learning and are supported by video and audio resources, diagrams and case studies.


  • Watch videos of key clinical techniques and expert explanations.
  • Work through new professional modules such as active birth, peri-partum pelvic floor muscle exercises and perineal repair and suturing.
  • Read 10 minute updates on key clinical areas, whether you're building on your existing knowledge or filling an educational gap, there is a course to suit you.

i  -learn courses include

  • Active birth
  • Active birth toolkit
  • MaternityPEARLS
  • Genetics and genomics for midwifery practice
  • Examination of the newborn (5 separate courses)
  • A range of courses on nutrition and obesity
  • A range of courses on career development
  • Examination of the newborn
  • Nutrition and obesity
  • Research

Latest courses

  • An introduction to Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  • Examination of the newborn
  • Nutrition and obesity

Sample of courses

Sample courses with guest access are available at the following links:
Genetics and genomics for midwifery practice

Examination of the newborn


Keep track of your career development, reflection, CPD and other learning with i-folio. i-learn and i-folio work together to record all your course completions and store certificates providing quick and easy online access.

i-folio provides you with an online space for RCM members to build an e-portfolio. Features of i-folio include an online reflective journal to record learning and reflect on practice, a place to save files such as certificates and other evidence of learning, a CV builder as well as an easy to use web page resource so that you can display your e-portfolio to a chosen audience. i-folio can be accessed from the my i-folio link in i-learn and is free to use for RCM members.

i-folio is the RCM’s ePortfolio available to all UK RCM members and to international members who have opted into i-learn/i-folio. i-folio includes:

  • A journal area for reflection
  • A CV builder
  • A files area to store certificate and other CPD evidence
  • A web page feature for sharing information more widely.

To access i-learn and i-folio click here>