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Join us for the 2021 POCUS World Virtual Conference

The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy's virtual conference is focused on uniting a global community in education and action.

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Through the POCUS World Virtual Conference, attendees will gain experience in the following:

  • Setting point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) standards
    Collaborate as a community to define POCUS standards.
  • Networking 
    Connect with and learn from other POCUS users in the community.
  • Innovative applications of POCUS
    Attend hands-on demonstrations of the latest applications of point-of-care ultrasound.
  • Improving accessibility
    Learn about new technology and techniques and how to improve access.
  • Expanding access in resource-limited areas
    Hear from users on the frontlines about how they work to service their communities.
  • Gaining professional development opportunities
    Cultivate your profession by learning new clinical applications of point-of-care ultrasound.
  • Obtaining continuing medical education credits (CMEs)
    Earn CMEs through conference sessions and the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate.
  • Meeting the manufacturers
    See the latest and greatest POCUS devices.
  • Securing mentorship opportunities
    Attend POCUS coaching and training sessions.

Mark your calendars to attend this 2-day conference on September 17-18. Keynote speakers, topics, and schedules will be announced soon! Fill out the form below to receive the latest updates.


Conference Agenda

September 17th, 2021

Clinical Applications Track

Education Track

Medical Trends Track

KEYNOTE: Prehospital POCUS: The Therapeutic Accelerator that Increases Your Efficiency, Dr. Didier Moens, MD

Improving the Utilization of Ultrasound for Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation in the Emerency Department, Dr. Laura Tan, MDPoint-of-Care Lung Ultrasound Training Through Online Simulator, Dr. Juan Verde, MDThe Application, Training and Quality Control System of POCUS Based on 5G Network, Dr. Chengzhong Peng, Professor
Low Lumbar Pain? Ultrasound Always, Dr. Pablo Barbera, PhysicianTo Scan or Not to Scan: Utilizing the Ultrasound to Assist with Decision Making in the Acute Trauma Setting, Dr. Somali Nguyen, EducatorInnovative Strategies for POCUS Adoption in Resource-Challenged Settings, Dr. Bernard Bulwer, MD

Coaching Corner

Break Time

Demonstrations and Meet with Exhibitors

Small Group Discussion

Ultrasound Guided Bone Marrow Concentrate Injection for Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: 2-year Results, Dr. Don Buford, MD, RMSKHow to Learn POCUS Effectively and Efficiently, Daniel NashPOCUS in the Global Health Setting, Dr. Gordon Johnson, Physician
High Yield Pedagogy on the Frontier: Optimizing POCUS Pegagogy and Practice in a Severely Resource Limited Environment, Sean Smith, EducatorUltrasound Simulation in Medical Education, Dr. Cathy Daniels, EducatorPoint-of-Care Echo and Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19 - Experience from 3 Waves and the Aftermath of a Pandemic, Dr. Martin Altersberger, MD
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Applications in Primary Care, Dr. Paul Bornemann, MDUltrasound Guided Large Joint Aspiration: A Practical Approach, Dr. Raffi Salibian, MDPOCUS, a Necessaity in Developing Countries, Dr. Leandro Fernandez, MD
Value of Dynamic Assessment in Focal Neuropathies, Dr. Mohini Rawat, DPTAn Interproffesional Method to Introduce POCUS to Pre-Clinical PA Students, Professor Wayne Matthews, PATranslational Applications of Human and Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Richard Markell, Veterinarian

Exhibit Hall - Meet with Exhibitors

September 18th, 2021

Clinical Applications Track

Education Track

Medical Trends Track

Point Of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) - An Alternate to Rescue Laryngoscopy in Evaluation of Pediatric Airway, Dr. Deepa Shivnani, PhysicianPOCUS Assisted Diganosis & Intervention in Abdominal Emergencies, Dr. Kuo-Chih Chen, PhysicianUtility of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in COVID-19 Patients, Dr. Julie Christie Visperas, MD

Small Group Discussion

POCUS25, Victor Rao, DMRD, RDMS (APCA); Dr. James DellaValle, MD; Dr. R. Eugene Zierler, MD; Dr. Hong Wang, MD, PhD, FASE; Dr. Cynthia Parshall, PhD; James Day, BA, RDCS

Coaching Corner

Clinical Correlation of Lung Ultrasound Profiles in Patients with COVID-19 Infection, Dr. Chitrakshi Nagpal, MD; Dr. Sanchit KumarVenous Excess Doppler Ultrasound: Reimagining the Volume Status Assessment, Dr. Abhilash Koratala, PhysicianUsing Virtual Escape Room for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Pulmonary Education: Zombie Cruise Ship Scan Your Way Out, Dr. Heesun Choi, DO
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Pathology for Primary Care, Dr. Alvin Day, MDUltrasound Compared with Chest X-ray in Detection of Pneumothorax Prior to Removal of Tube Thoracostomy in Trauma Patients: A Pilot Study, Dr. Benjamin Mati, MDDetermination of Transvaginal Ultrasound Proficiency and Learning Curve Among Emergency Medicine Trainees, Dr. Allyson Hansen, DO

Break Time

Demonstrations and Meet with Exhibitors

Small Group Discussion

Extended Abdominal Examination with POCUS: Should We Ditch the Stethoscope? Dr. Salman Naeem, PhysicianPOCUS of the Head and Neck, Dr. James DellaValle, MDTechnique for Ultrasound Guided Iliopsoas Bursa Injections After Total Hip Arthroplasty, Dr. Anthony Kenrick, MD; Dr. Eugene Roh; Dr. Michelle Lee
Trends in POCUS in Haiti, Dr. Gedeon Gelin, MDFocused Cardiac and Lung Ultrasound - How to Incorporate in Heart Failure in Outpatient Practice, Dr. Marcelo Miglioranza, MDUltrasound-Guided Injections for Tendinopathy: When, Where and What, Dr. Lorenzo Masci, MD
Not Just Hocus POCUSL Using the Magic of Ultrasound to Enhance the Physical Exam, Dr. Nigist Taddese, MDDon't Worry, Be Appy! Diagnosing Appendicitis with Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Dr. Joshua Davis, MDTeaching the Cognitive Thinking of Probe Manipulation via Gamification and Virtual Ultrasound Simulation Platform, Dr. Gigi Liu; Dr. Sanjay Patel, MD; Dr. Thomas Roberson

KEYNOTE: Ultrasound as Disruptive Technology, Dr. Matthew Riscinti, MD

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