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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.

 

 

MDJBL7 / Multidisciplinary / Deadline Wednesday 7 November 2018

Statements taken from a number of articles in Volume 75, Issue 3 (July 2018) of the British Journal of Biomedical Science

MDJBL8 / Multidisciplinary / Deadline Wednesday 9 January 2019

Statements taken from four articles in the British Journal of Biomedical Science (2018; 75 [4]).

Test No 080218 / Transfusion Science / Deadline Wednesday 7 November 2018

Patient blood management and the importance of the Transfusion Practitioner role to embed this into practice.

Test No 080718 / Cellular Pathology / Deadline Wednesday 7 November 2018

Immunohistochemistry on old archival paraffin blocks: is there an expiry date?

Test No 090118 / Medical Microbiology / Deadline Wednesday 5 December 2018

Relative resistance index (RRI) – a scoring system for antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Test No 090418 / Haematology / Deadline Wednesday 5 December 2018

Iron deficiency without anaemia is a potential cause of fatigue: meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials and cross-sectional studies.

Test No C101018 / Molecular Biology 4 / Deadline: Wednesday 2 January 2019

Potential value of circulating microRNA-126 and microRNA-210 as biomarkers for type 2 diabetes with coronary artery disease.

Test No G101018 / Molecular Biology 3 / Deadline: Wednesday 2 January 2019

Genetic polymorphisms in KCNJ11 (E23K, rs5219) and SDF-1ß (G801A, rs1801157) genes are associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus.