Annual Tuition Fees
About the Program
The Fundamentals of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certificate is a one-year program offered by the Postgraduate Medical Education Deanship at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) for health care providers who are interested in enhancing their clinical practice with POCUS. This is a blended program, consisting of engaging online activities combined with face-to-face workshops that will provide comprehensive hands-on experience, with plenty of opportunities for clinical practice at the convenience of your clinical workplace setting supported by feedback from expert faculty. Graduates of the program are equipped with the knowledge and clinical skills to confidently use and incorporate POCUS in their daily clinical practice. After the successful completion of the program requirements, graduates will receive the MBRU Fundamentals of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Certificate.
A Message from the Program Director:
Dr. Rasha Buhumaid, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine.
This is a one-year hybrid program that will be delivered in 6 modules.
|Theoretical Knowledge Acquisition||Online|
|Skill Development||Face-to-face hands-on workshop|
|Practice in Clinical workplace||Trainees’ Workplace|
|Skills Refreshment||Face-to-face hands-on workshop|
|Complete e-portfolio||Trainees’ Workplace|
|Final competency assessment||Written and OSCE at MBRU|
|Application Fee*||AED 150 + AED 12.5 (5% VAT). Non-refundable. Due at the time of application|
|Tuition Fee||AED 17,000. Due at the time of accepting the admission offer letter|
Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.
Tuition Fee Refund Policy
- 100% of the total fee is refunded if withdrawal is before the official beginning of the program.
- 50% of the total fees are refunded if withdrawal is before the end of the second week of module 1.
- No refund after the end of the second week of module 1.
- A full refund is possible in cases of
- A state-wide resolution such as visa restrictions
- Late university regulations such as suspension/cancellation of a program
- The refund policy excludes the following:
- Application fee
- Tuition fee in the event of dismissal for disciplinary reasons.
Frequently Asked Questions
This program is intended for practicing healthcare providers (interns, residents, fellows, physicians, nurses, and paramedics) who want to learn Point-of-Care Ultrasound. The program is geared primarily towards providers who care for acutely ill patients.
The program is designed to provide trainees with the knowledge and skills in 5 basic POCUS applications, namely Lung, Cardiac, Trauma, First Trimester and Abdominal Aorta.
One year of study delivered in a hybrid blended format over 6 modules.