PodChatLive is the regular live chat for the ongoing education of Podiatry practitioners as well as other health care professionals and doctors that could be interested in the podiatry along with related issues. The show goes out live on Facebook and then is later on edited and then transferred to YouTube to get a diverse audience. Each livestream episode incorporates a different guest or number of guests to discuss a unique topic every time. Problems have been answered live by the hosts and their guests through the live on Facebook that may get quite active. There is also an audio PodCast edition which is taped of each stream that is available on iTunes and also Spotify and other common podcast resources via the AnchorFM platform. They have acquired a substantial following which will keep developing on all the different systems that it is available upon. PodChatLive is considered as one of several means by which podiatry practitioners will get free and ongoing professional development credits or hours that lots of places require they have pertaining to ongoing licensing.
One of the variety of subject areas which were discussed, among the early on streams which turned out to be very popular was one with Cylie Williams PhD who's a podiatrist in clinical practice in Melbourne, Australia and also the Allied Health Research Lead, at Peninsula Health and NHMRC ECF Health Professional Research Fellow at Monash University. Cylie offers a web-based learning and mentoring program for Podiatrists keen on paediatrics. In this episode Cylie described a number of linked themes with the hosts including the collaborative Great Foundations venture she's now involved with with collaborators in numerous different places. She offered us her best three clinical pearls when looking at and assessing a paediatric patient to make certain that absolutely nothing is overlooked. The livestream also talked about a great deal of key points about the thought of research translation, which is how esoteric academic research can be made highly relevant to everyday clinical practice.