Journal Based Learning
IBMS Journal Based Learning (JBL)
Journal based learning (JBL) involves reading and then answering questions based on articles in scientific journals.
JBL is an excellent way to learn about scientific advances and techniques as part of your continuing professional development (CPD).
To help you get the most out of your JBL read our User Guide.
Taking a JBL Test
If you are already logged on to the IBMS website click on a JBL test title from the list below. Otherwise, log in via the homepage to get started.
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.
Statements are taken from the three ‘In Brief’ articles in Issue 3 (Volume 73, 2016) of the British Journal of Biomedical Science, available free for members to download.
Guideline for blood grouping and red cell antibody testing in pregnancy.
A multicentre study of the precision and accuracy of the TruSlice and TruSlice Digital histological dissection devices.
Mycobacterial infections due to contaminated heater cooler units used in cardiac bypass: an approach for infection control practitioners.
International Consensus Document (ICON): Common variable immunodeficiency disorders.
A critical appraisal of one-stage and chromogenic assays of FVIII activity.
Potential pitfalls of serum free light chain analysis to assess treatment response for multiple myeloma.