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1/16/19: A Community of Fulfillment
The Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy’s mission is to improve healthcare globally while bettering outcomes for individual patients. We firmly believe that through a community of healthcare and medical professionals working, sharing, and striving together to bring POCUS to the forefront of patient care, we not only can achieve self-fulfillment but can change the face of healthcare around the world.

1/9/19: Care with a Promise
What is the promise of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)?  “The first is that a clinician can have a much better idea of the diagnosis of the patient in front of him by adding to their standard 19th-century physical examination an ultrasound evaluation.”

1/2/19: POCUS: Practice Makes Perfect
Dr. Victor Rao is a radiologist by training and a pioneer of POCUS learning content for medical students, physicians assistants and residents, and continuing medical education content for physicians at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia.  Here is why he thinks that practice makes perfect with POCUS.

12/21/18: Mission POCUS Haiti: Advancing Healthcare Across the Globe
The Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy has found a calling in its Mission POCUS.

11/5/18: POCUS: Transforming the Future of Healthcare
Why one cardiac surgery department sees Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) as the future of healthcare.

10/24/18: Care By The Bedside
How Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) increased diagnostic certainty and gave peace of mind to a pregnant mother, all without having to leave the ED.