Canadian Point of Care Ultrasound Society

Providing national level certification

for the safe and effective use of point of care ultrasound

TRAIN

Read a curriculum

Improve your POCUS training by reading curricula with diagrams and videos in different tracks.

CERTIFY

Become certified Certify others

You can become certified or certify others in five different tracks.

MAINTAIN

Sharpen your skills

Refresh and expand your skills with the Maintenance of Competency Program. Earn CME credits at the same time!

6 certification tracks

Acute Care CORE

(AC CORE)

This track is for clinicians who manage patients in the acute care setting

Family Medicine CORE 

(FM CORE)

This track is for clinicians who manage patients in the family medicine setting

Resuscitation

(RESUS)

This advanced track is for clinicians who manage patients in shock or respiratory failure

Diagnostic

(DIAG)

This advanced track is for clinicians who manage patients with biliary, urinary tract, venous, or ocular pathologies

Musculoskeletal

(MSK)

This advanced track is for clinicians who manage patients with a range of musculoskeletal pathologies

Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Venous Access

(UPVA)

This track is for clinicians who perform ultrasound-guided intravenous (IV) insertions

GET CERTIFIED BY CPOCUS

Become a Member

Membership is open to all persons interested in point of care ultrasound

Take advantage of the benefits below and more!

Access CORE Curriculum

Achieve AC CORE IP certification

Certify others as AC CORE IP

Access Maintenance of Competency (MOC) Program

Earn CME credits from MOC program

Earn CME credits from courses

Become a CORE Master Instructor

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