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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).


Looking 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

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) using artifacts to aid diagnosis when performing a ultrasound on the lungs. Note the differences between the A-lines and B-lines scans.

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POCUS for Appendicitis

Note the differences in the scans showing longitudinal and transervse views and the appendicolith casting an acoustic shadow.

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Transverse Aortic Measurements

What to look for in aortic transverse, aorta longitudinal and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) measurements.

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IVC Examination

Do you know how to determine the fluid status with an examination of the inferior vena cava (IVC)?

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Abdominal Blunt Trauma

How do you find fluid in the abdomen quickly and evaluate for pneumothorax (PTX)?

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Rush Protocol

How can point-of-care ultrasound help with rapid ultrasound for shock and hypertension?

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DVT Assessment

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Focused Cardiac Ultrasound

What should be scanned in a focused cardiac ultrasound?

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

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Participate in Setting Global POCUS Standards

Help us define the future! We need your your insights to help us scientifically develop a list of the top 25 point-of-care ultrasound protocols and procedures used worldwide. We would so appreciate it if you would participate in our POCUS25 Survey today!