The Toxicology Detective

CPD
58m

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Lecture Overview

What causes a substance to become toxic? Why is it that innocuous substances can suddenly pose a threat to health? This session highlights the key principles of toxicology, providing essential foundations for the modern management of “The Poisoned Patient”.

Educators

Portrait of Treasure McGuire
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

Details
CPD58m of CPD
First Published05 June 2019
Updated05 June 2019
Expires
09 December 2021
Topics
Medication Safety
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