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POCUS Tip/Infographic of the Month

The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™ offers these tips and infographics to help provide an overview of key fundamentals in the proper use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).

Ultrasound Guided Venous Access Longitudinal Approach

This infographic explains the longitudinal approach, the views, needle placement and more.

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Renal POCUS

This infographic explains how to look for evidence of Hydronephrosis

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Ultrasound Guided Venous Access Transverse Approach

This infographic explains the transverse approach, the views, needle placement and more.

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POCUS Lung Ultrasound

This infographic explains using artifacts to aid diagnosis when performing a ultrasound on the lungs.

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POCUS for Appendicitis

This infographic reviews how to use point of care ultrasound to scan for appendicitis.

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Transverse Aortic Measurements

This infographic discusses what to look for in aortic transverse, aorta longitudinal and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) measurements.

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IVC Examination

This infographic reviews how to determine the fluid status with an examination of the inferior vena cava (IVC).

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Abdominal Blunt Trauma

This infographic reviews how to use point of care ultrasound to evaluate abdominal blunt trauma.

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Rush Protocol

This infographic provides tips for how to use point-of-care ultrasound for shock and hypertension.

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DVT Assessment

This infographic reviews how to use point of care ultrasound for deep vein thrombosis assessment.

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Focused Cardiac Ultrasound

This infographic discusses how to perform a focused cardiac ultrasound in a point of care setting.

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Color Orientation and Scale: B.A.R.T.

This infographic reviews the color orientation and scale for ultrasound fundamentals.

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Lung Scans for COVID-19

This infographic reviews POCUS lung findings associated with COVID-19 infection.

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Daily Love Yourself Reminder

This infographic provides helpful tips and reminders for taking care of yourself.

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Mirror Image Artifact

A common artifact seen in clinical practice is a "mirror artifact" which is created below the reflector.

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Innovations in POCUS

This infographic reviews the history of POCUS.

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Participate in Setting Global POCUS Standards

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