The POCUS Certification AcademyTM is never short on resources to assist you in learning and expanding your POCUS knowledge. Visit our educational resource pages for infographics and tutorials, blogs, and our Focus on POCUS(TM) podcast for the tools you need to grow in your POCUS expertise.
Despite the growth of POCUS, internal medicine continues to experience training and education barriers. The Ultrasound Journal publishes, A Road Map for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training in Internal Medicine Residency. The article provides insights that assist internal medicine residency programs in implementing training for POCUS.
Have questions about POCUS? The Pocket Guide to POCUS: Point-of-Care Tips for Point-of-Care Ultrasound is a portable quick reference guide designed to assist in real-world clinical situations. It provides tips and reminders for issues and challenges that one could encounter while using POCUS.
If you are seeking quality, professional POCUS education and training, review our Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Education Provider program. Be ready to learn with confidence.
About Our Speakers
Lori Goebel-Rys, MSA
Lori is currently the Global POCUS Program Manager for the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy™. Her professional experience includes development and analysis of job task analyses, item development, test development, item and form analysis, as well as researcher. She has ten-years of experience within the testing industry as an analyst and program manager. She is a member of ASAE, ICE Exchange, and ATP Innovation in Testing. Lori’s knowledge and skills related to innovative assessments, online assessment delivery, coordinator of volunteers and data analysis.
Brian Shian, MD, FHM
Dr. Shian is a graduate of Southwest Medical University in China. He was trained in Orthopedic Surgery at Southwest Medical University Hospital. He came to the United States later and studied medicine at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine through the Physician Assistant program. After working in Emergency Medicine for a year, he returned to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, selected as one of “Best Hospitals in America.” He completed his Family Medicine residency training there, where he has been practicing since 1991. Dr. Shian’s practice focuses on hospital medicine, procedural and preventive care. He is a clinical associate professor at University of Iowa College of Medicine and a fellow in Hospital Medicine. He has received annual teaching awards for the past 7 years consecutive years. Dr. Shian is board certified in Family Medicine and with a Designation of Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine (DFPHM) by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), in conjunction with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). His interests also include fishing and biking.
Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI
Dr. Zierler is Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Medical Director of the D. E. Strandness, Jr. Vascular Laboratory at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He received both his undergraduate and medical education at the Johns Hopkins University, receiving an A.B. degree in 1973 and the M.D. degree in 1976. Dr. Zierler’s research interests have focused on the clinical applications of noninvasive diagnostic techniques for vascular disease. Over the last 30 years, he has been involved in a series of projects based on the use of ultrasonic duplex scanning for screening and follow-up of vascular problems, including carotid artery disease, lower extremity arterial disease, surveillance of vein bypass grafts, deep vein thrombosis, and renal artery disease. Dr. Zierler is the author or co-author of over 100 journal articles and 50 book chapters, and he is the editor of 6 textbooks. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and Inteleos. He is also a Past President of the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL).