August 31, 2021 Meeting of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Meeting Location: 
Iowa Board of Pharmacy
400 SW 8th St
Ste E
Des Moines, IA 50309
Meeting Agenda: 

The August Board meeting has been condensed into a one day meeting and will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

Meeting Location: The meeting will be held via Zoom and in-person at the Board of Pharmacy office.  To access the meeting, see details below:

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9:00 a.m.         Call to Order

Closed Session Agenda—these agenda items will be handled in closed session. For closed session agenda items requiring final action, the Board will vote on these items in open session.

Motion to go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(a), to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential; pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(c), to discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation; pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(d), to discuss whether to initiate licensee disciplinary investigations or proceedings; and pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(f), to discuss the decision to be rendered in a contested case conducted according to the provisions of Iowa Code chapter 17A.

  1. Review of Closed Session Minutes – 21.5(1)(a)
    1. July 14, 2021 Closed Session Minutes
  2. Complaints and Investigative Reports – 21.5(1)(d)
  3. Settlement Agreements and Final Orders – 21.5(1)(f)
    1. 2021-0102 Danielle Naughton, CPhT, Registration 4083, DeWitt
    2. 2020-0049 & 2020-0152 Brandon Iacobo, RPh, License 22545, La Crosse, WI
    3. 2020-0142 Medical Home Pharmacy, License 4909, Trenton, NJ
  4. Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Orders – 21.5(1)(d) & (f)
  5. Settlement Authority for Multistate Litigation involving Opioid Distributors and Manufacturer – 21.5(1)(c)

Return to Open Session

Votes on any closed session agenda items requiring final action

Board Meeting Sign In Form

1:00 p.m. Open Session

Call to Order and Announcements

Public Comment Period—anyone who has submitted material for the agenda will be given an opportunity to address the Board during the particular agenda item.  A member of the public wishing to address the Board regarding a particular agenda item should raise a hand during that agenda item to be recognized. During the initial public comment period, members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Board regarding any items not on the agenda, or any agenda item if the person is unable to be present for the discussion of the particular agenda item. Acknowledgment and an opportunity to speak will be limited to 5 minutes per person, with additional time allowed at the discretion of the chairperson.

Approval of Minutes

  1. July 14, 2021 Open Session Minutes


  1. Request to waive 657 IAC 3.9(2) limiting a technician trainee registration to 12 months - Callista Spicer, Technician Trainee registration 30001, Rock Island, IL
  2. Request to waive 657 IAC 6.10(1) and 657 IAC 20.19(1) requiring the label of a compounded preparation to include the name and concentration of each active ingredient - NuCara Pharmacy #1, Pharmacy license 1647, Coralville

Petition for Exemption from the Mandate for Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions

  1. Abben Cancer Center of Spencer Hospital

Licensure/Registration Applications

  1. Maggie Mumm, Pharmacist Applicant, Omaha, NE

Reports & Informational Items

  1. Executive Director’s Report
  2. Meetings and Travel
  3. Legal Update
  4. Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Update
  5. Board-Sponsored Medication Disposal Update
  6. Iowa Monitoring Program for Pharmacy Professionals (IMP3) Update
  7. Compliance Report
  8. CDC Report: Rapid Increase in Ivermectin Prescriptions and Reports of Severe Illness Associated with Use of Products Containing Ivermectin to Prevent or Treat COVID-19

Rules and Legislation

  1. Proposed for adoption and filing to amend Chapter 6, "General Pharmacy Practice," to provide conforming language relating to the terminology used in relation to deaf and hard-of-hearing persons (ARC 5704C)
  2. Proposed for adoption and filing to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances," to temporarily amend Iowa Code to add 15 substances to Schedule I and exclude one substance from Schedule II in response to scheduling action taken by federal DEA (ARC 5705C)
  3. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 39, "Expanded Practice Standards," relating to collaborative practice agreements between pharmacists and Iowa-licensed prescribers and the minimum required elements for such agreements
  4. Proposed for Board approval of statewide protocol for point-of-care test and treat for acute influenza infection
  5. Proposed for Board approval of statewide protocol for point-of-care test and treat for acute group A streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis infection
  6. Board discussion of legislative priorities for 2022 Legislative Session of the 89th General Assembly

New Business

  1. Proposed for Board approval to enter into the Memorandum of Understanding Addressing Certain Distributions of Compounded Human Drug Products between the Iowa Board of Pharmacy and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 

Closed Session-Continuation of any unfinished business from the closed session agenda will be held if necessary.

Return to Open Session

Votes on any closed session agenda items requiring final action


Meeting Agenda Document: 
Meeting Minutes: 

The meeting mintues are in PDF format.  If you need assistance, please contact the Board office at 515-281-6674.

Meeting Materials

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