POCUS for Pediatricians

​Exclusively for Physicians, the Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Program is the only APCA certificate and certification program in POCUS designed to demonstrate your clinical proficiency, pride in your profession and ongoing commitment to patient care and safety.

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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​​Did you know that APCA has launched a digital badging program for our Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Program? Learn more!

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.

As a physician, you have two options for the POCUS Program; pick the option that is best for you.

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Why Your Colleagues are Opting for Certification

APCA developed the POCUS program after finding 78% 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 physician volunteers worked to develop this program and look forward to celebrating your success as you earn the new POCUS certifications and certificates.


Get started today by clicking the “Apply Now” button below and signing into your MY APCA account.

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

- Physician with Early Access to POCUS Program

Need More Information?

For additional information, please visit APCA.org/POCUS, e-mail POCUS@APCA.org or call 800-943-1709 (Press '1' to speak to a Customer Care Representative and then '6' when prompted).

Interested in volunteering with the APCA POCUS Program? Help define the global standards for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) by volunteering to develop content for POCUS assessments with colleagues from around the world. For details and to apply, visit APCA.org/POCUS-Volunteer.