Canadian Point of Care Ultrasound Society

(CPoCUS)

Société Canadienne d'Échographie Ciblée

(SCÉC)

Providing national certification

for the safe and effective use of point of care ultrasound

TRAIN

Read a curriculum

Start your POCUS training with text, diagrams, and videos

Choose the track(s) for your practice

CERTIFY

Become certified

Complete three steps to become certified

Once certified, certify others

MAINTAIN

Sharpen your skills

Test yourself with Maintenance of Competency

Earn CME credits at the same time!

Eight tracks for certification

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

Resuscitation Transesophageal Echocardiography

(RESUS TEE)

This advanced track is for clinicians who manage patients in cardiac arrest or shock

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

Internal Medicine

(IM)

This advanced track is for Internal Medicine clinicians who manage patients with cardio-pulmonary pathologies

Bladder Basics

(BLADDER)

This track is for clinicians who investigate bladder volume and catheter placement

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 Master Instructor

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