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Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Abdominal Trauma Certificate

This program is an online certification program designed to provide independent validation of clinical providers proficiency in Abdominal Trauma POCUS. The POCUS Clinical Certificate is comprised of two assessments: a Clinical Case-Based Assessment and a Peer Evaluation.

Clinical Case-Based Assessment

This clinical certificate was developed using a standard template that has been customized for abdominal trauma. The clinical case-based assessments are designed to simulate a clinical encounter. Question types range from multiple choice to hotspots.

Peer Evaluations

The peer evaluation is designed to assess your practical abilities in POCUS. Clinicians of your choosing will be sent an anonymous questionnaire to evaluate your POCUS abilities. Assessment results are based on the first two evaluations received.

For more details regarding assessment domains and peer evaluations, please refer to the POCUS Abdominal Trauma Content Outline.

Eligibility Requirements

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Successful completion of the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate.
  2. Must be a health care professional in good standing and actively practicing in a relevant clinical area.
  3. Attestation to the performance of and participation in the interpretation of 20 abdominal trauma POCUS cases within the last two (2) years.

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Dr. Karen Villar Zarra, USFNA CAP

I took this exam because I need to be constantly improving my education in ultrasound and ultrasound guided techniques for my students and my patients

Dr. Karen Villar Zarra, USFNA CAP

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