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Improving Global Health Through POCUS25

June 15, 2020

“POCUS25 is designed to be the core curriculum that every POCUS user should learn to be able to help a patient in need” – Victor Rao

Victor Rao, MD is a radiologist and POCUS pioneer who first introduced POCUS to future medical professionals at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (USCSOM). Here, he developed the POCUS curriculum, and the POCUS learning and eLearning content geared towards medical and physician assistant students. Dr. Rao went on to present POCUS to the Arusha Lutheran Medical Center in Tanzania and the University of Santo Thomas in Manila, Philippines. His passions are ultrasound and point-of-care ultrasound.

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Additional Resources:

  1. Jason Bowman, fourth-year emergency medicine and critical care student realizes the power of essential POCUS training as an EMT. Read his story here.
  2. A foundational understanding of POCUS makes all the difference. Read how this modality creates more accurate assessments, empowering healthcare providers around the world to save lives.
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