Welcome to the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy TM
Exclusively for physicians, the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy program is the only APCA certificate and certification program in POCUS designed to demonstrate your clinical proficiency in the field, your ongoing commitment to professional development, and offering the best in patient care and safety.
You may earn POCUS Specialty Certifications, which include clinical content from specified set of content areas. Or, you may earn individual POCUS Clinical Certificates in one or many focused areas of content. Select what fits your personal and professional interests and needs.
Applying for POCUS Examinations
The Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy™ program provides flexibility to tailor the Certificate and Certification process to your individual or practice needs with the ability to use your own device (PC, laptop, etc.) and the freedom to take these proficiency assessments online at any time, day or night, 365 days a year.
As a healthcare professional, you have two options for the POCUS program—pick the option that is best for you.
Why Your Colleagues are Opting for Certification
APCA developed the POCUS program after finding 84% of surveyed physicians saw a need for a formal Certificate or to Certification:
- Demonstrate commitment to excellence in patient care
- Provide a critical edge in promoting public safety
- Document the highest attainable standard in point-of-care ultrasound
- Validate proficiency in point-of-care ultrasound
- Promote continued growth and professional development
Dozens of physician volunteers worked to develop this program and look forward to celebrating your success as you earn the new POCUS Certificates and Certifications.
Ready to get certified?
Get started today by clicking the “Apply Now” button above and signing into your MY POCUS account.
“The modules are clear and engaging and are appropriate for emergency physicians and other physicians practicing point-of-care ultrasound.”
Need more Information?
For additional information, please e-mail POCUS@inteleos.org or call 800-943-1709 (Press ‘1’ to speak to a Customer Care Representative and then ‘6’ when prompted).
Interested in volunteering with the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy™? We are always seeking experienced healthcare professionals to help define the global standards for point-of-care ultrasound. By volunteering to develop content for POCUS assessments with colleagues from around the world, you will be helping other healthcare providers and medical students from around the world experience and become proficient in using handheld ultrasound. For details and to apply, visit POCUS.org/POCUS-community/how-to-volunteer.