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Join Us for the 2022 POCUS World Conference!

This September 16-17th, learn about new and inspiring uses of point-of-care ultrasound through over 40 virtual sessions led by experts across the globe.

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Why POCUS Certification

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.


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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Join Us for an Upcoming POCUS Webinar

Join us on August 17, 2022, at 12PM ET for a complimentary webinar led by Raffi Salibian, MD, on bursitis: a common musculoskeletal complaint.

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Register for the 2022 POCUS World Conference

This September, the 2022 POCUS World Virtual Conference will unite point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) users, educators, and community to engage in meaningful discussion and learning.

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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 123,000 active Certificants in 139 countries. ARDMS®, APCA™, and the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™ are part of the nonprofit Inteleos™ family of certification alliances.

139 Countries

Represented by Certification


Surveyed Physicians Saw a Need for Formal POCUS Certification

123,000 +

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