Early referral of ILD – Case based exam

Case-based Exam

To assess competence in early identification and referral of suspected Interstitial Lung Disease in the community, candidates are required to complete a summative multiple choice exam. You will have 40 minutes to answer 20 questions . The pass mark is 80%. If you do not meet the assessment criteria, don’t panic! You can resit as many times as you need.

During this exam, you will be assessed against the following learning outcomes: 

    • When to suspect Interstitial Lung Disease when assessing a patient.


    • Using chest auscultation to support the suspicion of Interstitial Lung Disease


    • Initial investigations when interstitial lung disease is suspected, and onward referral to secondary care.

The questions are presented through case studies, and each case study might span a series of questions. See below an example of how this Case Study and Question will sit on a page.

Click ‘Start quiz’ to get started. Your time limit will start immediately and will run continuously until 0:00. If you leave the page and return, the clock will not stop.

Once you have answered all the questions, you will be taken to an exam overview page where you will find your answers marked against the correct answers.

If you do not pass every question, you will be able to resit the exam.

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