Medication Safety in the Home

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Lecture Overview

It's common for those receiving home care to be experiencing multiple chronic conditions and, as a result, require multiple medications. This only increases the risk of medication errors to occur within the home. In this lecture, Dr Treasure McGuire presents on safe medication administration in the home and additional ways healthcare professionals can support primary health carers.


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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. See Educator Profile