JB-POT Certifying Examination

JB-POT, Inc.

The Japanese Board of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (JB-POT) was organized in September 2004 by the Japanese Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (JSCVA) in association with the National Board of Echocardiography (NBE).

The JB-POT will develop and administer examination and hold seminars in the field of perioperative TEE.

The first examination of perioperative transesophageal echocardiography was given under the JSCVA on September 12, 2004, the final day of the 9th International Congress of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. Since 2005, examination of perioperative echocardiography has been given under the JB-POT.

JB-POT Certifying Examination

The JB-POT has prepared the content outline for certifying examination to test the required knowledge of usual perioperative TEE application. This outline consists of broad information involving anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and acoustic technology. The final goal is to cultivate specialized cardiovascular diagnosticians especially in the field of perioperative TEE.

The examination is to be given annually in cooperation with the NBE.

The JB-POT will authorize competent candidates, and expect those certified specialists to enhance the quality of perioperative TEE by making the effort to optimize their skill in the performance and interpretation of cardiac ultrasound, and furthermore to take a core position in the operation of TEE.

The 20th JB-POT 2023 Examination

Application Deadline

October 10, 2023

Examination Date

November 11, 2023 (Admission 9:00AM)


Computer-Based Examination Procedures

Please click here ( text / video ) for a brief tutorial.

Examination Application

Please follow the precedure below for taking the examination.

  1. Application Form

    Please fill out the form and check the availabity.
    Also please double check the information you filled at the form to avoid any mistakes.

    Venue Status Form
  2. Examination Fee Payment

    Payment form URL will be sent to the registered email address. Please pay the fee ( 44,000 yen ) within one week once you received this email. The application will be canceled if the administration office can not confirm the payment. If you cannot confirm the email from us please contact to our administration office.

  3. Application Download

    After the payment has been confirmed, an URL for downloading the application will be sent to the registered email address. Please download the application and print it.

  4. Send the Application

    Send the application to the administration office including 2 photos of your portrait at a size of 3cm×4cm. One of the photo should be attached to the application, and the other should be just endorsed. Photo should be taken within 3 months from the application date.

    Zipcode: 113-0033
    HongoWakai Bul. 5th Floor, 2-40-17 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku,
    JB-POT Examination Office


If you wish to cancel your request pleas click on the URL in the email which will be sent when you process the application.
The examination fee cannot return.

Examination Admission Card

It will send to you by two weeks before the examination day.
If you do not get over two weeks before, please contact to office E-mail (jb-pot@jb-pot.com).

Contact Us

JB-POT Office (jb-pot@jb-pot.com)