Get Your Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certification

The Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Program is the only POCUS certificate and certification program endorsed by ARDMS and APCA. The affordable online assessments are available 24/7 from your own location and widely recognized for distinguishing ability in POCUS.

You may earn POCUS Specialty Certifications, which include clinical content from specified content areas, or you may earn individual POCUS Clinical Certificates in a variety of content areas. Pick what makes sense for you!

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Find Your POCUS Certification Fit

For Physicians

  • Demonstrate your commitment to providing exceptional patient care
For Physician

  • Test your knowledge in the proper use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
For Students
and Residents

  • Join the future of ultrasound and provide exceptional patient care
For Healthcare

  • Gain a competitive edge in your career
For Employers /

  • Be confident that every member of your organization is providing the best possible patient care

Organizational discounts are available

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“The modules are clear and engaging and are appropriate for emergency physicians and other physicians practicing point-of-care ultrasound.”

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Why Your Colleagues are Opting for Certification

APCA developed the POCUS program after finding 84% of surveyed physicians saw a need for a formal certificate or to certification:

  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence in patient care.
  • Provide a critical edge in promoting public safety.
  • Document the highest attainable standard in POCUS.
  • Validate proficiency in point-of-care ultrasound.
  • Promote continued growth and professional development.

Dozens of volunteers worked to develop this program and look forward to celebrating your success as you earn the new POCUS certifications and certificates.

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For additional information, please visit, e-mail or call 800-943-1709 (Press ‘1’ to speak to a Customer Care Representative and then ‘6’ when prompted).

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Applying for POCUS Examinations

The POCUS program provides flexibility to tailor the certification and certificate process to your practice needs, ability to use your own device (PC, laptop, etc.) and freedom to take these proficiency assessments online at any time.

You have options for the POCUS Program; pick what is best for you.

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