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Lecture Overview

This follow-on talk from Dr Treasure McGuire provides a short and sharp look at some practical strategies that we can employ in our practice to reduce the risk medications pose to our older adults. As well as deprescribing and high risk medications, this talk also looks at the medication management pathway, and how individuals can affect change to the error rate at each step of the continuum.

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. See Educator Profile

Reviews

4.6
25 Total Rating(s)
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Louise Hogan
13 Nov 2018

Good for students.

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Erin Farquharson
24 Sep 2018

Really good information

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Stephanie Trebilcock
20 Sep 2018

Very interesting and informative

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Helen Bunnett
15 May 2018

this was very interesting and extremely useful for me in particular as I work in aged care.

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Andrea Bogart
08 May 2018

Very informative and easy to understand.

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Jennifer Kerr
03 May 2018

I found this really interesting, and extremely useful to reflect on my practice

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Janelle McIntosh
29 Apr 2018

Great

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wendy maggay
27 Apr 2018

Informative

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Jennifer Francis
19 Apr 2018

Excellent

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Eliza Brandmeier
03 Apr 2018

Provided great insight into a growing problem.

Details
CPD7m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)  25
Published12 February 2018
Expires06 February 2019
Topics
Medication Safety
Medications
Ageing
Aged Care
Chronic Illness
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