Why Medication Safety Matters

CPD
23m
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Lecture Overview

In this informative lecture, Dr Treasure McGuire explains the most common medication incidents for enrolled nurses and strategies all nurses can implement to prevent medication errors. This lecture focuses on the 'what, when, why and how' of medication errors — stepping away from 'whom to blame' and towards improving patient safety.

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
CPD23m of CPD
First Published26 June 2019
Updated26 June 2019
Expires
20 February 2020
Topics
Enrolled Nurses
Learning Tools