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We applaud your efforts as a physician assistant to maximize patient care through a wide spectrum of services. At the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification (POCUS) Academy, we are passionate about bringing new tools, training and certifications to professionals just like you. POCUS empowers physician assistants like you by providing faster and more accurate diagnostic information as well as increasing precision in clinical procedures while allowing you to spend more time with your patients.

Discover how POCUS can enhance your practice and heighten patient care. We look forward to serving you!

How to Get Started with Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

If you’re new to POCUS and interested in gaining foundational knowledge, start with our Fundamentals Certificate.

  • Combining learning modules and assessments along the way, this certificate functions as an introductory course in POCUS.
  • Foundational and complete, the certificate covers eight content domains and creates an excellent platform of knowledge for future POCUS specialization.
  • Learn more about the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate here or watch the brief overview video.

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Resources & Providers

We’re not alone in our mission to provide Point of Care Ultrasound assessments around the globe.

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS)®, the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA)™, and the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy are the internationally recognized standards of excellence in sonography with over 123,000 active Certificants in 139 countries.

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Discover POCUS Course Providers

The Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Education Provider (PEP) program is a solution for medical professionals seeking quality and professional point-of-care ultrasound education and training.

Learning Resources

Self Learning Tools

Explore our Learning Library full of POCUS resources that may be helpful for frontline clinicians to monitor or manage patients across a variety of systems.

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POCUS is elevating how people use ultrasound around the globe.
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by | Oct 28, 2022 | Family Medicine,POCUS Education,Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

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