Cover image for lecture: Why Medication Safety Matters

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.


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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.



11 Total Rating(s)

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Luita Casey
22 Jul 2019

Very good resource, clear, structured and addressed the important points.

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Jeevarani Naidoo
21 Jul 2019

Excellent resources

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Robyn Joy Carter
20 Jul 2019

Eyes wide open Ability to identify risk Medication risk management medication compliance staff education and monitoring

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Alana Gannon
18 Jul 2019

Direct and good

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Estelle Maree Tucker
01 Jul 2019

Very informative well researched and the presenter was succinct with her presentation.