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The Australian Podiatry Association is the largest and oldest peak body representing podiatry and promoting foot health in Australia. As the leading provider of quality continuing education for podiatrists, we support our members with opportunities to develop their professional career, uphold standards and build connections.We are committed to the advancement of podiatry to improve foot health in the community. The positive impact of podiatric care changes the lives of one in five Australians who suffer from foot pain.

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The Australian Podiatry Association is the largest and oldest peak body representing podiatry and promoting foot health in Australia. As the leading provider of quality continuing education for podiatrists, we support our members with opportunities to develop their professional career, uphold standards and build connections.We are committed to the advancement of podiatry to improve foot health in the community. The positive impact of podiatric care changes the lives of one in five Australians who suffer from foot pain.

    Forensic Podiatry: its role in solving true crime

    Forensic Podiatry: its role in solving true crime

    The following podcast contains themes which may be disturbing to some listeners and/or may not be suitable for young audiences. Listener discretion is advised.

    In this fascinating episode we dive deep into the world of Forensic Podiatry to hear about real life criminal cases, what’s involved in forensic podiatry analysis and how to explore this career path.
    Join the APodA as we speak with Dr Paul Bennett, a well-known forensic podiatrist who uses his skills to provide evidence in criminal law cases and trials, of which he has worked on over 36 major crimes and counting...

    Show notes:
    https://www.qut.edu.au/about/our-people/academic-profiles/p.bennett
    https://anzfss.org.au/ 
    http://www.bodziak.com/


    *During the podcast Dr Paul Bennett, references Sara Robinson, correction he is referring to A/Prof Sara Jones.  https://people.unisa.edu.au/sara.jones  

    • 38 min
    Changing lives through foot health intervention

    Changing lives through foot health intervention

    In this episode we are talking about a disability and development organisation called Motivation Australia, and the role podiatry has in the kind of work being done.  This not for profit runs life saving and life changing projects in developing countries to strengthen locally led sustainable health, disability, rehabilitation and assistive technology sectors. 
    Join the APodA for our recent conversation with Motivation Australia’s Clinical Project Officer, Tom Fitzpatrick and Surgical Ward Nurse, Roselyn Mataki Solowara who shares her experiences of working as a registered nurse at the national referral hospital in Honiara, in the Solomon Islands.
    https://www.motivation.org.au/
    https://www.facebook.com/MotivationAustralia/ 

    • 29 min
    Starting school kids on the right foot

    Starting school kids on the right foot

    Back to school shoe shopping can be overwhelming and confusing so join us for this special Back-to-School episode as we cover everything parents need to know before hitting the shops.
    Podiatrist, Hayley Uden and Phil Scala from Colorado chat all things school shoes to better understand why school shoes matter so much for growing feet and how to get it right.
    We hear their top tips to help guarantee you pick the perfect pair of school shoes – and leave with happy children who are comfortable in their new school shoes!

    • 25 min
    APodA Infection control guidelines - The who, what, when and why!

    APodA Infection control guidelines - The who, what, when and why!

    The APodA has updated its infection control guidelines to help members understand the latest insights in this often complex space.

    Join our APodA President Ainslie Davies and our Infection Control Consultant Brenda Tonkin as we discussed why we have the APodA infection control resources, an overview of the changes, what is likely to need amendments in the future and how these recourses will give you peace of mind.

    IC guidelines will be available for members early 2022.

    • 29 min
    Understanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Understanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    For those diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) it can be a debilitating and exhaustive condition. There are no definitive ‘tests’ for CRPS and a patient’s doctor has to exclude a number of other conditions that may appear similar before reaching the diagnoses.
    Join the APodA as we learn more about CRPS with Sports Physician and Chief Medical Officer for St Kilda AFLW, Dr Leesa Huguenin

    • 28 min
    The Importance of Nutrition in the Older Patient

    The Importance of Nutrition in the Older Patient

    Up to 50% of residents in aged care homes are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. These figures are somewhat less in the community, but older people living in their own home, in a retirement community or serviced apartment remain at risk of an inadequate intake.
    This may seem a slightly left-of-centre topic to be discussing on a podcast developed for podiatrists, after all nutrition in older patients isn’t necessarily about feet. It is however - linked to the overall health and well-being of the patient’s podiatrists see and that, as we know is important to everyone … 

    Join the APodA as we discuss this important topic with Advanced Accredited Practising Dietician, Julie Dundon and Accredited Practising Dietitian, Letizia Sasanelli.

    • 29 min

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