Journal Based Learning

Journal based learning (JBL) is an excellent way to learn about scientific advances and techniques as part of your CPD

It involves reading and answering questions based on articles in scientific journals and to help you get the most out of your JBLs read our User Guide


Taking a JBL Test 

Once logged on to the IBMS website click on to a JBL test title from the list below. 

If you have passed you can add the JBL test to your IBMS CPD ePortfolio by selecting a diploma and clicking Add to my Diploma.  

You can also download a certificate confirming your JBL test score to use as evidence in your CPD ePortfolio.

You can view and manage your JBL test results on the My JBL page.



Test No 050424 / Haematology / Deadline Wednesday 7 August 2024

Red Blood Cell Morphologic Abnormalities in Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19

Test No 050824 / Cytopathology / Deadline Wednesday 7 August 2024

Relevance of the College of American Pathologists guideline for validating whole slide imaging for diagnostic purposes to cytopathology

Test No 060624 / Virology / Deadline Wednesday 4 September 2024

Infectious mononucleosis: diagnosis and clinical interpretation

Test No 060924 / Leadership & Management / Deadline Wednesday 4 September 2024

16 Challenges Facing Today’s Managers (And What To Do About Them)