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What are POCUS Certificates and Certifications?

The Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy™ offers a variety of online assessments to test and validate your proficiency in point-of-care ultrasound. Each individual Certificate has a clinical focus area, while the Specialty Certifications include a set group of clinical areas related to a medical specialty. The POCUS Fundamentals Certificate* is a prerequisite for all additional POCUS Certificates or Certifications. Upon successful completion of the applicable assessments, digital badges are awarded for each POCUS Certificate or Certification, providing proof of your professional skills in point-of-care ultrasound.


Start with the Fundamentals

POCUS Fundamentals Certificate*

By completing your two-part POCUS Fundamentals Certificate assessment, you’ll be eligible to earn either other individual clinical POCUS Certificates and/or POCUS specialty Certifications.

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*The POCUS Fundamentals Certificate is waived for healthcare professionals who have passed the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) examination within the last five (5) years or currently hold a valid ARDMS® or APCA™ credential for the purpose of prerequisite eligibility for other POCUS Certificates and Certifications, This does not apply to earning CME credits.

POCUS Fundamentals Certificate
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$125.00


Includes 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CMEs

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Individual Clinical POCUS Certificates

The POCUS Certification Academy offers a wide v​ariety of specialized individual clinical POCUS Certificates.
Prerequisite: POCUS Fundamentals Certificate or meeting waiver requirements.

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1 Includes components of the Rapid Ultrasound for Shock and Hypotension (RUSH) protocol.
2 Includes components of the Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (eFAST) protocol.
3 Includes components of the Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) protocol.

Individual Clinical POCUS Certificates
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$150.00 each


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Specialty POCUS Certifications

Specialty POCUS Certifications are offered for those seeking to further validate an expanded level of expertise in point-of-care ultrasound procedures that focus on a particular medical specialty. Certifications are awarded once the candidate has successfully passed the clinical case assessments for each clinical Certificate in the selected Certification and has had the corresponding peer evaluations completed.

POCUS Generalist Certification

 

The POCUS Generalist Certification is for healthcare professionals specializing in family medicine, primary care or general practice and who have already earned the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate.

 

POCUS Generalist Certificaiton
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$625.00


The Generalist Certification Package saves you over 50%

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POCUS Emergency Medicine Certification

The POCUS Emergency Medicine POCUS Certification is for first responders, ER physicians and staff, as well as other emergency medicine providers.  Below are some key reasons why emergency medical professionals, who have already earned the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate, choose to advance their credentials with the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Emergency Medicine Certificate:

  1. Ability to do scans and provide immediate diagnoses
  2. Providing a critical edge in saving patient lives
  3. Improved patient safety through faster, more accurate diagnostics
  4. Online assessments available 24/7 from your own location

POCUS Emergency Medicine Certification
Pricing Information

$625.00

The Emergency Medicine Certification Package saves you over 50%

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