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 010324 / Clinical Chemistry / Deadline Wednesday 3 April 2024

Vitamin D: sources, physiological role, biokinetics, deficiency, therapeutic use, toxicity, and overview of analytical methods for detection of vitamin D and its metabolites.

Test No 010924 / Leadership and Management / Deadline Wednesday 3 April 2024

Managing and supporting remote and hybrid workers: a guide for managers

Test No 020224 / Transfusion Science / Deadline Wednesday 1 May 2024

Variant RHD alleles and Rh immunization in patients with sickle cell disease.

Test No 020724 / Cellular Pathology / Deadline Wednesday 1 May 2024

Evaluation of a new mordant based haematoxylin dye (Haematoxylin X) for use in clinical pathology