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Lecture Overview

Ageing is inevitable. But just how do these physiological changes affect the growing list of medications that we take as we get older? In this informative and educational talk, Dr Treasure McGuire takes us through the common effects of ageing, and how these declines and changes affect the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of medications.

Educators

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Treasure McGuire

Dr Treasure McGuire is a medicines information pharmacist, pharmacologist, educator, and researcher. As assistant director of pharmacy, Mater Health Services, she manages their academic practice unit. She is also a senior conjoint lecturer in the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland and associate professor of pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University, where she lectures on complementary medicines, reproductive health, medication safety, and communicable diseases. In recognition of her services to medicines information, she received the Lilly International Fellowship in Hospital Pharmacy and the Bowl of Hygeia of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

Reviews

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27 Total Rating(s)

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Pam Joy Johnson
08 Jan 2019

Fantastic learning, will go over this again

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Thomas Mann
28 May 2018

Concise, well presented lecture.

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Candace Pederson
05 May 2018

More nurses and doctors need to know this.

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Karen Gruber
03 May 2018

Interesting facts

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Marian Soares
29 Apr 2018

Useful and informative.

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Kate Ayling
26 Apr 2018

Short, sweet, to the point.

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Ulrike pearce
24 Apr 2018

Very informative

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Jacqueline Pirouet
15 Apr 2018

Dr McGuire was very informative however was also able to present data in a simplified manner. I would view this lecture again and recommend it to my colleagues

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Jacqueline Pirouet
15 Apr 2018

Wonderful presenter. Makes it very clear and concise to understand Thankyou so much Dr McGuire

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Karina Mastrosavas
15 Apr 2018

Very intersting and informative.