July 14, 2021 Meeting of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Wednesday, July 14, 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 July Board meeting has been condensed into a one day meeting and will be held Wednesday, July 14, 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 & 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. May 12, 2021 Open Session Minutes


  1. Request for credit for health-related graduate studies pursuant to 657 IAC 2.12(6)"a" - Laura Arsendorf, Pharmacist License 17656, Ankeny
  2. Request to extend current waiver of 657 IAC 2.4(2) requiring a licensure candidate to pass both examination components within one year - Mariam Wanis, Pharmacist-intern Registration 7169, Coralville
  3. Request to waive 657 IAC 17.3(1)"c" requiring evidence of drug distributor accreditation - Reliance Wholesale Inc., Wholesale Distributor License 6414 (cancelled 12/31/2020), Collierville, TN
  4. Request to waive 657 IAC 13.11(1) requiring a technician complete 1,000 hours of training in an Iowa pharmacy - ReNue Rx #9, Pharmacy License 1681, Bancroft

Petition for Exemption from the Mandate for Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions

  1. Allergy Partners of Cedar Rapids
  2. Dr. Renee Lass, DO

Licensure/Registration Applications

  1. Pharmacist License Applicant – Jill Smith, Georgetown, KY

Reports & Informational Items

  1. Executive Director’s Report
  2. Meetings and Travel
  3. 50 Year Pharmacists
  4. Legal Update
  5. Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) Update
  6. Board-Sponsored Medication Disposal Update
  7. Iowa Monitoring Program for Pharmacy Professionals (IMP3) Update
  8. Compliance Report

Rules and Legislation

  1. Vote on amended Statewide Protocols
    1. Naloxone
    2. Nicotine-replacement tobacco cessation
    3. Immunization
  2. Proposed for Emergency Adoption and Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 3, "Pharmacy Technicians," to provide minimum standards for technician immunization administration
  3. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances," to add four substances to the Iowa Controlled Substances Act and three List I chemicals as Precursor Substances
  4. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 3, "Pharmacy Technicians," Chapter 8, "Universal Practice Standards," Chapter 20, "Compounding Practices," and Chapter 39, "Expanded Practice Standards," to implement House File 514 relating to technician trainee registration renewal, compounding data reporting, and pilot projects and Senate File 296 relating to statewide protocols
  5. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 21, "Electronic Data and Automated Systems in Pharmacy Practice," relating to electronic transmission petitions for exemption
  6. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 6, "General Pharmacy Practice," Chapter 8, "Universal Practice Standards," and Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances," to require minimum security and monitoring system requirements, allow the dispensing of a prescription which requires counseling while the pharmacist is on a break if certain conditions are met, require all pharmacies to maintain a perpetual inventory log of all controlled substances, and require an exact count of all controlled substances for a controlled substances inventory count
  7. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 8, "Universal Practice Standards," to provide for notification to the board of the designation of an interim pharmacist in charge during an extended absence of the permanent pharmacist in charge
  8. Discussion of draft rules relating to Collaborative Practice Agreements
  9. Discussion of draft NEW statewide protocols
    1. Influenza test and treat
    2. Strep A test and treat
  10. DEA Final Rule relating to registration of Narcotic Treatment Programs w/Mobile Components - Information only

Closed Session Agenda—these agenda items will be handled in closed session after the conclusion of the open session agenda. 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)(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. May 12, 2021 Closed Session Minutes
  2. Notice of Hearings and Statement of Charges – 21.5(1)(d)
  3. Complaints and Investigative Reports – 21.5(1)(d)
  4. Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Orders – 21.5(1)(d) & (f)

Return to Open Session

Votes on any closed session agenda items requiring final action


Meeting Agenda Document: 
Meeting Minutes: 

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

Meeting Minutes Document: 
Meeting Materials

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on December 02, 2021 at 10:27am.