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Welcome to the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy for Students and Residents

The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy exists to allow all healthcare providers that use POCUS to make clinical decisions, to demonstrate their knowledge, test their proficiency and promote best practices in point-of-care ultrasound, while improving care for their patients.

We aim to give medical students and residents the tools to stand out from their peers and start their careers being confident in their ability to use the latest techniques in handheld ultrasound.

Students or residents can get 20% off all POCUS certificate(s) for a limited time. You will receive your code once you begin your registrationFor more information on how to get your colleagues, students, and/or classmates certified as a group, fill out this form. fill out this form 

The online point-of-care-ultrasound assessments are affordable and widely recognized for distinguishing expertise and ability. In fact, 84% of physicians would recommend certification to ensure quality standards in the use of point-of-care ultrasound. More than 1,300 certificates have been issued to healthcare providers from over 55 countries.

We believe that the future of ultrasound is portable, mobile and provides exceptional results. If you are ready to join the future of healthcare, join us today. Need additional training in Point-of-Care Ultrasound? Check out our POCUS Education Provider page for quality education options!

How to Get Started

POCUS Fundamentals Certificate

This certificate is open for anyone interested in point-of-care ultrasound. The Fundamentals Certificate provides users with an educational review and tests knowledge in ultrasound principles and instrumentation topics. This certificate or its equivalencies are required before any clinical certificates may be earned. Please view the Fundamentals Certificate page for more information.

POCUS Clinical Certificates and Certifications

Students that meet the experiential and eligibility requirements can take any of the clinical certificates or specialty certifications. View all available certificates and certifications for more information.

Scholarships & Volunteer Opportunities

In addition to discounts, scholarships and volunteer opportunities are also available for students. For additional information or assistance on volunteer opportunities, please email us at POCUS@Inteleos.org.

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