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 010319 / Clinical Chemistry / Deadline Wednesday 3 April 2019

Biomarkers of acute kidney injury: the pathway from discovery to clinical adoption.

Test No 010919 / Management & Leadership / Deadline Wednesday 3 April 2019

Drucker's Top Tips to Successful Leadership AND Management by Objectives

Test No 020219 / Transfusion Science / Deadline Wednesday 1 May 2019

The first case of severe acute hemolytic transfusion reaction caused by anti-Sc2.

Test No 020719 / Cellular Pathology / Deadline Wednesday 1 May 2019

Grading of prostate cancer: a work in progress.

Test No 201901 / Haematology Online Only / Deadline Wednesday 3 April 2019

Preoperative screening for bleeding disorders: a comprehensive laboratory assessment of clinical practice.

Test No MDJBL9 / Multidisciplinary / Deadline Wednesday 1 May 2019

Biomedical Science in 2018: What have we learned?