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May 28th Deadline to Register 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 23, 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