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Treasure McGuire
12 February 2018

Strategies to Reduce Medication Risk in Older Adults

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.

Educator

Treasure McGuire

Educator

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.

Comments

15 May 2018
this was very interesting and extremely useful for me in particular as I work in aged care.
08 May 2018
Very informative and easy to understand.
03 May 2018
I found this really interesting, and extremely useful to reflect on my practice
29 Apr 2018
Great
27 Apr 2018
Informative
19 Apr 2018
Excellent
03 Apr 2018
Provided great insight into a growing problem.
31 Mar 2018
good presentation
25 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.
23 Mar 2018
Excellent
20 Mar 2018
Interesting short review of medication interactions and side affects to be aware of.
06 Mar 2018
Great Presentation.
04 Mar 2018
excellent
04 Mar 2018
Excellent presentation; relevant, clear and concise.
04 Mar 2018
Really good presentation..04/03/2018
28 Feb 2018
very informative!!!
22 Feb 2018
Very educational
17 Feb 2018
Short &sweet
16 Feb 2018
I was just getting into the lecture, it finished.
16 Feb 2018
Really great information but very short.
15 Feb 2018
good resource, informative
15 Feb 2018
Presenter had a great depth of knowledge but session was short.
15 Feb 2018
Usefull reminder - Presenter had great depth of knowledge.
14 Feb 2018
Excellent
14 Feb 2018
excellent presentation.
14 Feb 2018
Very worth while,Getty ng the facts across in an interesting tutorial.
13 Feb 2018
Gr
13 Feb 2018
Very interesting. Important information given in a quick and concise way.
27 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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