PodChatLive is a free weekly live stream for the continuing professional development and learning of Podiatry practitioners as well as other individuals which could be involved in the clinical discipline. It goes live on Facebook and then is later uploaded YouTube. Each live show includes a different guest or range of guests to discuss a particular subject each time. Questions are answered live by the hosts and guests during the livestream on Facebook. Additionally there is a PodCast recording of each and every single livestream supplied on iTunes as well as Spotify and the other popular podcast sources. They already have gained a large following that is increasing. PodChatLive can be considered among the list of methods podiatrists may get free professional development credits that go towards there registration or licencing needs.
An early stream on dermatology included the podiatrist Belinda Longhurst. That livestream of PodCHatLive surprised the hosts because they weren't that specifically considering the topic, but it really produced so much interest it is pretty much probably the most viewed and most listened to episode they have completed. It opened the hosts eyes in the direction of doing more streams on ideas that will not always be of most interest to them, yet do attract a broad viewers. In this show on dermatology several topics were discussed such as the latest for the treatment of the really frequent problems observed in podiatry practice such as fungal infections and plantar verrucae were reviewed. Additionally they discussed the amount of pseudoscience within dermatology in podiatry there was and how widely used methods such as aqueous cream as well as tea tree oil really have no place whatsoever in modern day evidence informed practice. That did surprise lots of the audience, judging by the responses on Facebook. The show additionally included a lot of excellent clinical pearls such as a listing for recognizing malignant lesions on the skin, how the lions share of what appears to be anhidrosis may well be tinea and even more!