How to RegisterPOINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND CERTIFICATION ACADEMY
How to Apply
Taking the Examinations
POCUS Certification Academy assessments are administered online and may be taken from your own computer or tablet at your convenience.
To apply, please follow these steps:
- Log in to MY POCUS to set up your account and to receive your ID number.
- Complete the short online application. You will select the Certificates and/or Certifications you wish to earn and attest that you meet the experience prerequisites.
- After the application, you may start your assessments immediately.
This short video and infographic will walk you through the application process:
For information regarding pricing, please refer to the POCUS Certificate and Certification page here.
While the POCUS Fundamentals Certificate is waived for clinicians who have passed the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) examination within the last five (5) years or ARDMS® and APCA™ Certificate holders for the purpose of prerequisite eligibility for other POCUS Certificates and Certifications, this does not apply to earning CME credits.
|Operating System||Windows 10
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Mac OSX 10.10 or newer
|Display||Minimum Resolution: 1024 x 768 in 16-bit color|
|Network Connection||The POCUS Certification Academy suggests that, whenever possible, exams are completed using a wired network. Wired networks typically provide more reliable exam delivery performance than wireless networks.|
|Internet Connection||Broadband (DSL, cable or LAN/WAN): 512 kbps up/down|
|Internet Browsers||Internet Explorer 9+ (preferred), latest versions of Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari|
|Browser Settings||Internet Cookies must be enabled.
All Pop-Up blockers must be disabled.
|Sound||Headphones (or speakers if in a private location) are acceptable.
Note: Closed Captioning is also provided.
|Testing Environment||A quiet test taking environment is recommended. Exams include audio and video components. Appropriate lighting and minimal distractions will improve the experience.|
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