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Advancing the Field, Serving the Community

The POCUS Certification Academy is committed to expanding the knowledge and practical application of point-of-care ultrasound around the world. In partnership with a community of POCUS experts, we offer certifications and educational opportunities that equip professionals to learn and deliver unprecedented patient diagnosis, care, and safety while using point-of-care ultrasound.

Available 24/7 from your own device, our rigorous POCUS Certifications are convenient, affordable, and specialized to support a wide variety of clinical practices. Whether you are a Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Midwife, or Anesthetist, the POCUS Certification Academy has certification opportunities to support your unique practice setting.


New Global Point-of-Care Ultrasound Principles Certification

This first-of-its-kind global certification assesses the core POCUS competencies that every healthcare professional should be proficient in to provide safe and timely care.

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Announcing the 2021 MissionPOCUS Initiative

The 2021 MissionPOCUS project is a collaboration of two agencies, MedGlobal and Global Ultrasound Institute, who will be leading a trial training program for POCUS in the Rohingya Refugee Camp in Bangladesh.

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POCUS Fundamentals Certificate

Review and evaluate the foundations of point-of-care ultrasound through our introductory POCUS certificate, complete with learning modules!

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POCUS Certification Academy Certificate and Certification Guide

The POCUS Certification Academy Guide is a comprehensive resource to answer all your questions about POCUS Certificates and Certifications.

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The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS)®, the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA)™, and the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy are the internationally recognized standards of excellence in sonography with over 100,000 active Certificants in 100+ countries. ARDMS®, APCA™, and the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™ are part of the nonprofit Inteleos™ family of certification alliances.

100+ Countries

Represented by Certification


Surveyed Physicians Saw a Need for Formal POCUS Certification

115,000 +

Clinicians Certified

I think the process was seamless and straightforward. The amount of information to be learned was right. Extremely pleased.

Dr. Carlos Ramirez - MBA, FACHE, CHCQM Vice President and Regional Medical Officer