Dr Mary Bushell

BPharm (Hons)

Lecturer in Pharmacy


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Academic qualifications

2014 Graduate Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, School of Education, Charles Darwin university

PhD Candidate 2011- current  (submitted) Environment, Health and Science: School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences, Charles Darwin university
Thesis title: Undergraduate Vaccination Training Program for Pharmacy Students: Development and Validation

2008 Degree in Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) Class 1: School Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University

Teaching experience

  • 2011 - Present Lecturer – School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
  • Unit coordinator – Fundamentals of Pharmacy Practice
  • Unit coordinator – Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Unit coordinator – Drug Information and Literature Evaluation
  • Unit coordinator – Integrated Pharmacy Placement
  • Unit coordinator – Innovative Pharmacy Practice
  • Lecturer – Applied Pharmacology to Pharmacy Practice
  • Lecturer – Integrated Pharmacy Practice
  • Lecturer - SNP402 Pharmacology for Health Professionals

Grants and awards

2014 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Best Abstract submitted by an early career researcher for Pharmacy Australia Congress

Professional duties

  • 2013 Faculty Ethics Committee member
  • 2014 Current Centres for Excellence working Party, School of Psychological Sciences Representative

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Society Australia (since 2007)
  • Member of the Australian College of Pharmacy Practice (since 2009)
  • Associate Fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy 
  • Member of the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacists
  • Accredited pharmacist with the Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacists

Recently Completed or Current Research Students

Secondary supervisor

  • Keitaanpaa S, (Honours, CDU), 2013- Quality Use of Medicines in Aboriginal Health Service Remote Access (AHSRA) program supply of medicines to Aboriginal Health Services in the Northern Territory
  • Knobloch, J, (Honours, CDU), 2013- , Peak Flow Meter: A tool for asthma self-management
  • de Oliveira, G, (Honours, CDU), 2012-2013, Title: Influences of Age in Pharmacist Service Delivery in the Northern Territory
  • Chambers, A, (Honours, CDU), 2012, Title: Motivation for Participation in Continuing Professional Development Activities for Pharmacists in the Northern Territory

Publications

Recent Publications

Bushell, M-JA, &  Ball PA and Jenkins N. Clinical pharmacy: Managing vaccine-associated anaphylaxis in the pharmacy. The Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 96, No. 1138, Apr 2015: 62-66.
Bushell, Mary-Jessimine A, Ball Patrick A. Managing vaccine-associated anaphylaxis in the pharmacy. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 2015;45(1):24-30
Bushell MJA, Morrissey H, Waidyarathne E, Zawahir S, Ball P. Sri Lankan Perspectives on Pharmacist Administered Vaccinations. Pharmaceut Reg Affairs 2015;4(135).
Bushell, M-JA, Morrissey H, Ball, PA. An Initiative to Ensure Profession Preparedness. Pharmaceut Reg Affairs. 2015;4(132):2.
Bushell MJA, Morrissey H, Nuffer W,  Ellis S, Ball PA. Development and design of a vaccination training program with nested injection skills training targeted for Australian pharmacy students. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2015; 7(6) (in press). 
Bushell, Mary-Jessimine A, Morrissey Hana, Ball Patrick A Using Focus Groups to Validate a Pharmacy Vaccination Training Program. Pharmacy 2015, 3, 39-52.6.
Bushell M-J, Austin J, Moore L, Hendry E, Adams A., A. Mock interviews for internships: Improving pharmacy student preparedness using formative assessment. Pharmacy Education. 2015;15 (1):166-168.
Bushell, Mary-Jessimine A, Morrissey Hana, Yee Kwang Choon, Ball Patrick A. Vaccination training in Australian undergraduate pharmacy curricula. Pharmacy Education. 2015;15 (1):54-6.
Bushell, Mary-Jessimine A; Yee, Kwang Choon and Ball, Patrick A. Case for pharmacist administered vaccinations in Australia [online]. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, Vol. 43, No. 4, 2013: 292-296. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=821530258323252;res=IELHEA> ISSN: 1445-937X.
Bushell, Mary-Jessimine; Yee, Kwang Choon; Ball, Patrick A and Jenkins, Natalie. Clinical pharmacy: Case for pharmacist-administered vaccinations in Australia [online]. AJP: The Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 95, No. 1127, Apr 2014: 73-75.
Chambers, Angela; Bushell, Mary-Jessimine and Yee, Kwang Choon. CPD in the Northern Territory: Pharmacists' perception of continuing professional development (CPD) during its first year in the Northern Territory [online]. AJP: The Australian Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 94, No. 1120, Sep 2013: 24-27.

Published abstracts

Bushell, Mary-Jessimine A, Morrissey Hana, Ball Patrick A. Use of Focus Groups as a method to validate university training programs. Pharmacy Education symposium, 5-8th July 2015. Prato, Italy (2015) (Conference)
Vaughan F, Komborero G, Sun F, Young A, Wark L, Bushell M-JA,  Continuity of medication management from hospital discharge to primary care in Central Australia 13th National Rural Health Conference Darwin 22nd -26th May 2015 (conference)
Bushell, M, Dettwiller, P Shaw, G Simulated Learning Environment Mock community Pharmacy Establishment and Evaluation. PAC14 Pharmacy Australia Congress, 10-12 October 2014. Canberra (2014) (Conference)
Keitaanpaa S, Quality Use of Medicines in Aboriginal Health Service Remote Access (AHSRA) program supply of medicines to Aboriginal Health Services in the Northern Territory SHPA conference medicines management 11-14 September 2014. Darwin (2014) (Conference)
Chambers, A, Yee, KC, Bushell, M, Motivation for participation in continuing professional development activities for pharmacists in the Northern Territory. PAC13 Pharmacy Australia Congress – ONE profession, ONE focus, ONE voice, 10-13 October 2013. Brisbane (2013) (Conference)
De Oliveira, G, Bushell, M, Yee, KC, Influence of age in pharmacist service delivery in the Northern Territory (NT). PAC13 Pharmacy Australia Congress – ONE profession, ONE focus, ONE voice, 10-13 October 2013. Brisbane (2013) (Conference)

Mary Bushell

Contacts

T: 08 8946 7490
E: mary.bushell@cdu.edu.au

School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences
Building Yellow 3.1.27
Charles Darwin University
Darwin NT 0909