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Registration Now Open for July 2024 Exams!


Click here to register for the following exams*:

ASCeXAM® (Adult Echocardiography)

  • Exam Date: July 16, 2024

Advanced PTEeXAM® (Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography)

  • Exam Date: July 16, 2024

Basic PTE (Basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography)

  • Exam Date: July 23, 2024

*NBE will no longer administer recertification exams (ReASCE, RePTE, and ReBasic PTE).


Great news: Recertification is transitioning in 2024!

The NBE is excited to launch a NEW longitudinal learning assessment, Maintenance of Testamur in Echocardiography (MOTE) and/or Maintenance of Certification in Echocardiography (MOCE) in 2024, which will replace our 10-year recertification process!

Beginning in 2024, candidates who pass any initial examination(s) will maintain their Testamur and/or Diplomate statuses annually through MOTE/MOCE the year after passing their examination(s).

  • Example: Pass 2024 ASCeXAM enroll and participate in MOTE beginning Jan. 2025.


MOTE details can be found here.

MOCE details can be found here.


*NOTE: Please update your NBE profile and contact information; email is our primary source of communication. If you need assistance with your login information, contact NBE at 919-861-5582 or email



NBE 2024 Educational Grant

NBE is now accepting applications for the 2024 educational grant for echocardiography examinations!

Grant Description

The program will provide 4 (four) grants per examination (CCEeXAM®, ASCeXAM®, Advanced PTEeXAM®, and Basic PTE®) to first-time candidates taking one of the initial examinations for the first time.

Award recipients will be required to submit payment receipts to receive reimbursement for the cost of examination registration.

Deadline to apply: December 29, 2023, for the CCEeXAM® and July 2, 2024, for ASCeXAM®, Advanced PTEeXAM® and Basic PTE® examinations.

If your application is accepted, grant monies will be awarded after examinations are taken.

Click here to learn more about NBE’s Educational Grant!

*Note* We are accepting grant applications for domestic and international residents.

Please click here to apply for the NBE educational grant!