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Lecture Overview

Ageing is inevitable. But just how do these physiological changes affect the growing list of medications that we take as we get older? Join Dr Treasure McGuire as she expands and updates her related talk on ageing and medications.


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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.




49 Total Rating(s)

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Stephen Payne
13 Apr 2019

Informative, well structured and presented.

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Treena Sanders
09 Apr 2019

Excellent. Great linking of not only polypharmacy and risk of falls but also declining organs of the elderly and ability to use the medications.

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Jenna He
18 Feb 2019

This presentation empowered me with advanced knowledge on patient’s fall risk assessment and prevention.

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Kim cook
25 Nov 2018

I found this to be very good and easy to follow with examples that helped to explain

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carin newman
06 Jul 2018


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carin newman
06 Jul 2018

Interesting topic that makes a lot of sense.

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Ruth Curtis
30 May 2018

Interesting resource

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Arleta Roszkowski
27 May 2018

Very good

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Devika Nandanimala
26 May 2018

Good session

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Marie Jackson
25 May 2018

Another topic delivering important education