Cover image for lecture: Review of Scheduled Pain Medicines

Lecture Overview

Enrolled nurses who are authorised to administer medicines will be familiar with scheduled medicines. Often prescribed for the management of acute pain, Schedule 4 and 8 medicines such as codeine, morphine, and oxycodone can be administered via oral and subcutaneous routes. This session has been designed for Enrolled Nurses, to get you up to speed on all recent changes to the scheduling of some of these medicines.


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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.




28 Total Rating(s)

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Jenny Baker (Gammon)
19 Apr 2019

It was a valuable resource but disappointing not seeing the whiteboard the lecturer was referring to throughout the session !I would recommend the session as a refresher for all categories of staff.

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Jennifer Craig
19 Apr 2019

Very important

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Renu Renu
18 Apr 2019

Very informative

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Sussan Al Marashli
15 Apr 2019

Very informative and easy to follow. Really enjoyed this video

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Rachel Delahenty
14 Apr 2019

Very educational especially the in depth side effects and comparative to other analgesics. I like the personal stories shared by the presenter.

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Elaine elizabeth bechaz
13 Apr 2019

I found it informative and a sound reinforcement of my existing knowledge. I will undertake some further reviews of some of the medications mentioned

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Jeffrey stein
12 Apr 2019

i found this session very interesting i think what i have learnt will be valuable in my practice

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JuliE Mckay
11 Apr 2019

Excellent presentation

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Eleonora Rushkova
09 Apr 2019

very useful

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Trevor Lowe
09 Apr 2019

Well presented and a simple thorough explanation of analgesia given