Journal Based Learning

Journal based learning (JBL) involves reading and then answering questions based on articles in scientific journals and is an excellent way to learn about scientific advances and techniques as part of your CPD.    

To help you get the most out of your JBL 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 010323 / Clinical Chemistry / Deadline Wednesday 5 April 2023

Biotin immunoassay interference: A UK-based prevalence study

Test No 020223 / Transfusion Science / Deadline Wednesday 3 May 2023

Changes in the incidence of transfusion reactions in hematological patients over the past 30?years.

Test No 020423 / Haematology / Deadline Wednesday 3 May 2023

Splicing factor 3B subunit 1 (SF3B1) mutation in the context of therapy-related myelodysplastic syndromes

Test No 030523 / Immunology / Deadline Wednesday 7 June 2023

The international WAO/EAACI guideline for the management of hereditary angioedema – The 2021 revision and update.