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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Can Improve Patient Outcomes: An Australian Podiatrist’s Perspective

If you’re a primary care clinician, adding point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to your repertoire can be an invaluable asset in improving diagnostic accuracy and patient outcomes. James  has been an early adopter of ultrasound technology in clinical practice and is here to share his insights. Through several mini-case studies, James Ferrie, B.POD., M.A.POD.A, will demonstrate how POCUS […]

If you’re a primary care clinician, adding point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) to your repertoire can be an invaluable asset in improving diagnostic accuracy and patient outcomes. James  has been an early adopter of ultrasound technology in clinical practice and is here to share his insights.

Through several mini-case studies, James Ferrie, B.POD., M.A.POD.A, will demonstrate how POCUS ultrasound can be used effectively in clinical reasoning. He also highlights some potential limitations of the technology so that you can make informed decisions about applying POCUS in your practice.

Whether you’re already using ultrasound or considering adding it to your toolbox, this webinar is for any primary care clinician who wants to improve their diagnostic accuracy!

Learning objectives:

  1. Appreciate the benefits and limitations of point-of-care ultrasound in podiatry practice
  2. Understand how POCUS can improve clinical reasoning and the safety and efficacy of treatment and intervention.
  3. Identify typical pearls and pitfalls of POCUS in MSK practice.

 

About Our Speaker

James Ferrie, B.POD., M.A.POD.A, is an Australian podiatrist with interests in regenerative medicine and sonography. He completed post-graduate training in ultrasound and fluoroscopy-guided foot and ankle procedures with the Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation (USA). He is also certified in lower extremity musculoskeletal point-of-care ultrasound and serves as a specialist instructor for the Swiss DolorClast® ESWT. James is passionate about helping people achieve their health and lifestyle goals. In 2018, he founded My Sports Podiatrist, a clinic devoted to treating musculoskeletal injuries. James also practices in a specialist referral clinic alongside a leading foot and ankle surgeon, and is a clinical instructor at Zedu Ultrasound Training Solutions. In 2021, James joined the first cohort of the POCUS Academy’s Ambassador Program as the Ambassador to Australia.


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