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Welcome to the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification
Academy for Healthcare and Hospital Systems

Through rigorous assessments and continual learning, our mission is to improve global health and to uphold the standards of excellence in POCUS, while honoring the distinguished institutions that provide that care.

We aim to empower all healthcare providers to use point-of-care ultrasound in their clinical decision-making to ascertain the best possible health outcomes for their patients.

The POCUS Certification Academy exists to allows clinicians to demonstrate their knowledge, test their proficiency, and promote best practices in POCUS. In fact, 84% of clinicians recommend certification to ensure quality standards in the use of POCUS. Individuals from nearly 500 different organizations across more than 25 countries are already on board.

We believe that the future of ultrasound is portable, mobile and better. If you are ready to join the future of healthcare, join us.

We’ve also created special pricing for hospital systems and groups. Click here to complete a short form to get customized pricing and answers to all of your questions.

Certification and Certificates

Designed for Physicians and Advanced Care Providers by
Physicians and Advanced Care Providers

– Based on real Clinical Cases with engaging and modern educational methods

– Focused on the assessment of the core competencies that matter most

– Designed by experts in the field from multiple specialties and backgrounds

– Credibility guaranteed by strategic collaboration and support from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®) and The Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement™ (APCA™)

 

– Special pricing is available for systems and organizations of any size and budget

– Unique digital badging is available to highlight your accomplishments

– Clinical Certificate and Specialty Certification programs in POCUS are available 24/7 from your team’s location

– Online POCUS assessments are convenient, affordable and widely recognized for distinguishing ability in POCUS

Recent Posts

Improving Maternal-Fetal Outcomes Through Access to Point-of-Care Ultrasound

by | Jun 14, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Recently we had the opportunity, in collaboration with Amref International University, to sponsor a webinar for the National Nurses Association of Kenya. The topic of...

Role of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Diagnosing Gallstones and Some Tips and Important Conditions to Be Aware Of

by | May 27, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Introduction The gallbladder (GB) ultrasound examination can be challenging at times due to patient body habitus or bowel gas. With...

How to Measure an Abdominal Aorta Diameter/Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Diameter on Ultrasound?

by | Apr 17, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Introduction Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is defined as a focal dilatation of a segment of the abdominal aorta with an outer wall to...

Altruism in Practice: The Power of Volunteerism within POCUS Certification Academy

by | Mar 28, 2024 | News/Events | 0 Comments

By Shelby Jones Shelby is a senior at George Mason University studying public health. She is a current intern with POCUS Certification academy working within the...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) – Review of DVT Assessment. Can we Assess for a Possible Thrombus in the Iliac Veins with POCUS?

by | Mar 11, 2024 | DVT,Inferior Vena Cava | 0 Comments

By Victor Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS - Abdomen, Ob/Gyn (APCA) Introduction Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a medical condition in which a thrombus develops in a deep vein,...

Left Parasternal Long Axis/Parasternal Long Axis (PLAX) View of the Heart – Brief Review

by | Feb 9, 2024 | Cardiac | 0 Comments

By Victor Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS - Abdomen, Ob/Gyn (APCA) Introduction The parasternal long axis (PLAX) view of the heart is a relatively easy view of the heart to obtain...

Remembering Pioneers in Radiology

by | Feb 1, 2024 | Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

Remembering Pioneers in Radiology As Black History Month approached this year, we found ourselves inspired to dive into the history of medical imaging and its...

POCUS Education Provider (PEP) Program: Educating and Training Healthcare Professionals in the Art of POCUS

by | Dec 1, 2023 | POCUS Education | 0 Comments

The use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has steadily increased in both clinical and community settings in recent years. It is one of the few diagnostic methods that...

Pneumothorax – Can POCUS Lung Help?

by | Nov 13, 2023 | Chest,Lung,Primary Care Medicine | 0 Comments

By Victor V Rao MBBS, DMRD, RDMS Ob/Gyn and Abdomen (APCA) Pneumothorax is the presence of air outside the lung and in the pleural space. The pleural space is the...