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POCUS Prime

A single point-of-care ultrasound package
with a device, training, and certification

POCUS Prime offers a of point-of-care ultrasound training package designed for new POCUS providers, needing to purchase ultrasound equipment, obtain comprehensive education, and prove their proficiency through globally recognized certification.

Under one streamlined purchase, POCUS Prime offers providers a new handheld device, complete education courses, and world-renowned certifications provided by the POCUS Certification Academy.

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POCUS Foundations Package

A perfect starting point, this introductory package is great for emerging POCUS users. The offering includes:

A handheld POCUS device

POCUS Fundamentals certificate

This activity was independently organized and does not include continuing medical education credits.

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POCUS Certificates and Certifications

POCUS Fundamentals Certificate: Provided by the POCUS Certification Academy, this introductory certificate is designed for new POCUS users that are looking to learn the basics of point-of-care ultrasound. As part of the POCUS Foundations package, this certificate is well-suited for hospital/clinic staff, teaching programs, and residency programs looking to equip and assess their healthcare providers with the new skill of point-of-care ultrasound. This offering does not include continuing medical education (CME) credits. Find out more here.

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by | Jul 16, 2024 | Renal | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Hydronephrosis is defined as the dilatation of the major and or minor calyces and the renal pelvis due to an obstruction to the flow of...

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by | Jun 27, 2024 | Abdominal Trauma | 0 Comments

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by | Jun 14, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Recently we had the opportunity, in collaboration with Amref International University, to sponsor a webinar for the National Nurses Association of Kenya. The topic of...

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by | May 27, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Introduction The gallbladder (GB) ultrasound examination can be challenging at times due to patient body habitus or bowel gas. With...

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by | Apr 17, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

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Altruism in Practice: The Power of Volunteerism within POCUS Certification Academy

by | Mar 28, 2024 | News/Events | 0 Comments

By Shelby Jones Shelby is a senior at George Mason University studying public health. She is a current intern with POCUS Certification academy working within the...

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by | Mar 11, 2024 | DVT,Inferior Vena Cava | 0 Comments

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by | Feb 9, 2024 | Cardiac | 0 Comments

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Remembering Pioneers in Radiology

by | Feb 1, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

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