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 View profile
Associate Professor Treasure McGuire is an experienced clinical pharmacist, educator, and researcher. She has worked in a wide range of pharmacy practice settings – women’s and newborn health, medicines information, medication safety and toxicology – in Australia, USA, and the Netherlands. Treasure received the Lilly International Fellowship in Hospital Pharmacy and, In 2015, she was the recipient of the Sr Eileen Pollard Medal (Mater Research-UQ) for excellence in incorporating research into clinical care provision.
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First Published02 March 2021
Updated21 May 2024
29 June 2027
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