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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

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Treasure McGuire Visit

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.

Reviews

4.6
26 Total Rating(s)
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Jack Flint
17 Sep 2019

Great

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Mia Ruggieri
16 Sep 2019

This was a video info session that whilst sometimes repetitive in content to prior learning the consolidation of revisiting topics occurs. Pharmacy is a complex issue with pre hospital pt care, particularly when we are unable to access all informations.

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Michael Smith
01 Sep 2019

This topic covered medication errors, causes and ways to reduce them

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Jacqueline Ruby Slater
19 Aug 2019

good short presentation

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Pamela Boyd
17 Aug 2019

Excellent resource, very interesting and helpful, good reminder to take care with potassium, insulin, anticoagulants, opioids, chemotherapy.

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Kathryn Gustafson
13 Aug 2019

excellent listening educational on medication administration, safety issues, safe administration and how to view errors and ultimately prevent them.

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Lisa Wilson
12 Aug 2019

it about safety

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Catherine Papadopoulos
12 Aug 2019

Good short lecture that opens up to more conversation

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Mary Anne Mercado
12 Aug 2019

Concise information; a good refresher lecture

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Jonette Hazel Marie Urbino
07 Aug 2019

Very insightful.

Details
CPD23m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)  26
Published26 June 2019
Expires20 February 2020
Topics
Enrolled Nurses
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