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POCUS Fundamentals Certificate
Demonstrate your knowledge of point-of-care ultrasound!
The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Fundamentals Certificate is designed to assess your knowledge on the basic physics and instrumentation of ultrasound when applied in a POCUS clinical evaluation, making it the perfect opportunity for practitioners who desire to advance their everyday use of POCUS technology with their patients.
POCUS Fundamentals Certificate Details
Upon completion of the program and earning the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the principles of ultrasound physics
- Define echogenicity and attenuation
- List and explain the ultrasound machine settings and modes
- Identify the different transducer types
- Describe ultrasound safety principles, ultrasound artifacts, and ultrasound bioeffects
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Victor Rao, MBBS, DMRD, RDMS
Global Clinical Content Manager at Inteleos
Dr. Rao is a radiologist by training and helped to introduce and develop POCUS curriculum at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia. He is the former director of ultrasound education at University of South Carolina School of Medicine and now works at Inteleos as the Global Clinical Content Manager. Dr. Rao has also worked as a primary care physician in mission hospitals overseas where he enjoyed seeing patients in the clinic, managed inpatients, performed deliveries, C-sections, and minor surgeries.
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Fee Information & Refund/Cancellation Policy
Requests for cancellations or refunds may be submitted until a candidate starts an assessment. Neither full nor partial refunds will be issued for any Certificate or certification that has been started or for which the completion time has been exhausted. All refunds will be processed in the same form as the original payment within five (5) business days.
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The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
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