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The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™ continually seeks select volunteers to assist in developing clinical materials for use in our assessments that verify proficiency in point-of-care ultrasound. As a token of our appreciation, the top performer will earn a $500 Visa gift card. To be eligible you must currently be practicing point-of-care ultrasound. We are seeking select volunteers to help create materials for use in our assessments that determine proficiency in point-of-care ultrasound.

A special thank you to all of those that participated in the POCUS Award for Content Development.  Here is our current leaderboard:

Place First Last State Country Total Points
1 Andrea Jones Canada 175
2 Shirish Sachdeva Indianapolis US 125
3 Sebastian Rivadeneira Argentina 100
4 Sachin Balutkar India 100
5 James Daniels Missouri US 75
6 Jeannine Noble Arizona US 75
7 Priyank Gupta UAE 75
8 Zacchary Fredette Canada 50
9 Jesus Lopez Texas US 40
10 Niek Vink Netherlands 25
Total       840

 

 

When you join us as a volunteer you are:

· Leading the future of ultrasound and helping grow the use of POCUS

· Growing your professional network while increasing recognition and visibility

· Demonstrating expertise in the field of point-of-care ultrasound

Please go here for all the details on becoming a volunteer.

 

Points will be awarded according to the following criteria:

Video Submission:
10 points per 2 videos
Case Writeup:
50 points per case
Case Review:
25 points per case
Video/Media Submission:Donate POCUS videos to be used in the creation of clinical cases (must be HIPAA-compliant media). Videos are preferred in .mp4 format and must be for the same pathology and patient. Case Authors: Create clinical cases for assessments using content-specific templates. Case creation includes the submission of case media, writing narratives, providing patient data (such as vitals) and identifying answers for templated questions. Use cases from your day-to-day life, but make sure to use at least two videos for each case. Case Reviewers: Review draft clinical cases, to make sure they are accurate and free of clinical content errors. Reviews will be completed independently or with staff in a virtual meeting.


What’s in it for you?

  • Your name will be on the POCUS.org website leaderboard
  • Professional recognition letter detailing your accomplishments

Finish in the top 5 in points

  • Your name will be on the POCUS.org website leaderboard
  • Professional recognition letter detailing your accomplishments
  • One 40% off discount for any POCUS Certification Academy™ clinical certificate enrollment

Finish in the top 3 in points

  • Your name will be on the POCUS.org website leaderboard
  • Professional recognition letter detailing your accomplishments
  • One 40% off discount for any POCUS Certification Academy™ clinical certificate enrollment
  • Your name and bio on POCUS.org website as a top content contributor

Finish in the top 1 in points

  • Your name will be on the POCUS.org website leaderboard
  • Professional recognition letter detailing your accomplishments
  • One 40% off discount for any POCUS Certification Academy™ clinical certificate enrollment
  • Your name and bio on POCUS.org website as a top content contributor
  • $500 Visa gift card

 

Cases are needed in the following areas:

AAA Abdominal Trauma
Focused Cardiac IVC
Lower Extremity DVT OB/1st Trimester
Gastrointestinal Lung
MSK Soft Tissue Renal Genitourinary
Resuscitation Hepatobiliary & Spleen
MSK Lower Extremity MSK Upper Extremity

The deadline for earning points is March 6th. Good luck!

Please go here for a full list of cases needed.

Please contact us at POCUS@apca.org with any questions.

 

 

Award for Content Development™