Strategies to Reduce Medication Risk in Older Adults

7m of CPD
Treasure McGuire
19 April 2017

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.


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.


Erin Farquharson24 Sep 2018
Really good information

Stephanie Trebilcock20 Sep 2018
Very interesting and informative

Helen Bunnett15 May 2018
this was very interesting and extremely useful for me in particular as I work in aged care.

Andrea Bogart08 May 2018
Very informative and easy to understand.

Jennifer Kerr03 May 2018
I found this really interesting, and extremely useful to reflect on my practice

Janelle McIntosh29 Apr 2018

wendy maggay27 Apr 2018

Jennifer Francis19 Apr 2018

Eliza Brandmeier03 Apr 2018
Provided great insight into a growing problem.

Lei Zhang31 Mar 2018
good presentation

Susana Ave25 Mar 2018
Be vigilant on the effects and side effects of drugs and be a quick observant of patients adverse effects on drugs administered as per ordered.

Michele Selby23 Mar 2018

Catherine Foley20 Mar 2018
Interesting short review of medication interactions and side affects to be aware of.

Ellie Woods06 Mar 2018
Great Presentation.

Xiaodong Ran04 Mar 2018

Teresa Perry04 Mar 2018
Excellent presentation; relevant, clear and concise.

Teresa Perry04 Mar 2018
Really good presentation..04/03/2018

Travis McAndrew28 Feb 2018
very informative!!!

Lynette Whyte22 Feb 2018
Very educational

Hemaltha piyaratna17 Feb 2018
Short &sweet

Lona Coles16 Feb 2018
I was just getting into the lecture, it finished.

Marilou Ortega16 Feb 2018
Really great information but very short.

Ann Trebilcock15 Feb 2018
good resource, informative

Denise Pardoe15 Feb 2018
Presenter had a great depth of knowledge but session was short.

Denise Pardoe15 Feb 2018
Usefull reminder - Presenter had great depth of knowledge.

Barbara Stokes14 Feb 2018

Barbara Stokes14 Feb 2018
excellent presentation.

Geraldine luker14 Feb 2018
Very worth while,Getty ng the facts across in an interesting tutorial.

joshua bold13 Feb 2018

Julia Margaret Speakman13 Feb 2018
Very interesting. Important information given in a quick and concise way.

Christine Mann27 Jun 2017
As an enrolled nurse this information in this video is a grate reminder to revise on what we have all learnt at one time , and now to refresh our knowledge.

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