Risks of Injections

Course Description
This lecture will look at the risks of injections.

PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PICA has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

Learning Objectives
At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Methods of improving injection techniques.
  2. Methods of evaluating patients for injections.
  3. Ways of decreasing liability when performing injections.

Intended Audience
Podiatric physicians

Time to Complete Activity
1.0 hours

No charge

Commercial Interest
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.



Dr. Grady graduated from Loyola University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He received a doctor of podiatric medicine degree from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. Currently, Dr. Grady is both chief of podiatry and director of the prestigious podiatric surgical residency program at the Veterans Administration Chicago Healthcare Westside Division. He is also on the surgical staff of Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Hospital. Dr. Grady is the founder of Foot & Ankle Institute of Illinois. Dr. Grady has developed many types of reconstructive surgeries, such as complex diabetic Charcot reconstruction. As an expert in his field, Dr. Grady has presented numerous lectures at local, state, national, and international levels. He has taught advanced surgical techniques of the foot and ankle to surgeons all over North America, including such institutions as Harvard Medical School, as well as trauma and orthopedic surgeons in Europe and Asia. He has also published numerous articles in medical journals and textbooks and has served as an editorial consultant for two major medical publishing companies.

Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education’s Standards, Requirements and Guidelines for Approval of Sponsors of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships of a faculty member with commercial interest must be disclosed to program participants. Dr. Grady doesn’t have any to disclose.

Program Title:
Risks of Injections

Date Recorded:

Date Activity Terminates:
1/13/19 (3 years after recorded date)

Sponsored by the Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA). PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

Note: Participants may only receive contact hours once per course.

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