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Certificate in Allied Health Performed Ultrasound (CAHPU)

The Certificate in Allied Health Performed Ultrasound (CAHPU) is a credential that is awarded by the ASUM Council to allied health practitioners who are not imaging specialists but who may use ultrasound as a imaging tool at the point of care.

The CAHPU is available to allied health practitioners (such as midwives, nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics) in Australia and New Zealand who are practising and registered with their national medical registration authority, for example, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), the Nursing Council of New Zealand, the Midwifery Council of New Zealand and The Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand.

The CAHPU represents a level of proficiency in image acquisition, optimisation and ultrasound skills relevant to the medical specialty area.

Please refer to Clause 2 of the CAHPU Regulations for information regarding entry requirements.

Please refer to Clause 3 of the CAHPU Regulations for information regarding assessor requirements.

Please click here for information regarding CAHPU Fees and Charges.

The CAHPU Pathway

A CAHPU Certificate may be awarded to CAHPU candidates who fulfill the following requirements:

1

ASUM
MEMBERSHIP

Become an ASUM member and maintain the membership.

2

CAHPU
ENROLMENT

Enrol in ASUM’s CAHPU program and submit all the required documents.

3

ASUM
PHYSICS

Complete the ASUM’s online Physics and Instrumentation unit.

4

CAHPU
UNITS

Complete an ASUM-accredited training course, relevant to the specialised unit of study.

5

CAHPU
ASSESSMENTS

Complete all practical assessments and submit the logbook relevant to the specialist unit of study.

CAHPU Units

Advanced Early Pregnancy

Advanced Allied Health Neonatal Ultrasound

Basic Early Pregnancy

Basic Monitoring the Fetus

Basic Soft Tissue for Emergency Department

E-FAST

Follicle Tracking

Lung & Diaphragm for Physiotherapists

Vascular Access

Introduction to Allied Health Neonatal Ultrasound

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