Welcome to the POCUS Certification Academy

The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™ offers clinical certificates and specialty certification assessments in Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS), designed to help you demonstrate your clinical proficiency, excellence in your profession and your ongoing commitment to patient care and safety. Available 24/7, the online Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy assessments are convenient, affordable, and widely recognized for distinguishing abilities in POCUS.

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The future of medicine is here

See how Point-of-Care Ultrasound is elevating and inspiring practitioners like you.

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Join thousands of practitioners with the goal of improving global health through Point-of-Care Ultrasound.

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The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS)® and The Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA)™ are the internationally recognized standards of excellence in sonography with over 100,000 active Certificants in 25 countries. ARDMS®, APCA™, and the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™ are part of the nonprofit Inteleos™ family of certification alliances.


Represented by POCUS Certification


Surveyed Physicians
Saw a Need for Formal POCUS Certification


Physicians and
Sonographers Certified

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In addition to the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate, you may earn Specialty Certifications, which include clinical content from specified content areas, and individual Clinical Certificates in a variety of content areas.