Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Emergency Medicine Certification
Clinical Case-Based Assessments
The clinical certificates were developed using a standard template that has been customized for each specialty. The clinical case-based assessments are designed to simulate a clinical encounter. Question types range from multiple choice to hotspots.
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.
The video submission is designed to assess your practical abilities in POCUS. You will submit two videos per clinical area: one without pathology, and one with identified pathology. All videos must be HIPAA compliant, .mp4 formatted, and 5-60 seconds long.
What if I need training/education?
The Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification Academy has partnered with official POCUS Education Providers to provide education and training resources to practitioners needing to learn more about the proper use of POCUS. For more details, please refer to the Education Bundles Page.
The applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Successful completion of the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate.
- Must be a healthcare professional in good standing and actively practicing in a relevant clinical area.
- Attestation to the performance of and participation in the interpretation of all of the following POCUS cases within the last two (2) years.
- 15 AAA cases
- 20 Abdominal Trauma cases
- 30 Cardiac cases
- 25 Hepatobiliary/Spleen cases
- 20 Lower Extremity DVT cases
- 20 Lung cases
- 25 OB First Trimester cases
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