May 12, 2021 Meeting of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Wednesday, May 12, 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 May Board meeting has been condensed into a one day meeting and will be held Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

Meeting Location: The meeting will be held via Zoom.  The Board office is not currently open due to COVID-19.  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.

Election of Officers

Approval of Minutes

  1. March 9-10, 2021 Open Session Minutes
  2. March 31, 2021 Open Session Hearing Deliberation Minutes


  1. Request to waive 657 IAC 42.3(4), paragraph “b”, requiring the payment of a $500 reactivation fee for reactivation of a delinquent limited distributor license beyond the grace period – Topko Home Equipment, License 40053, Denison
  2. Request to waive 657 IAC 8.5(11), 20.3, 20.4 requiring compliance with USP 800 standards
    1. MercyOne Centerville Medical Center, License 914, Centerville
    2. University of Iowa River Landing Pharmacies, Licenses 1419 and 1584, Iowa City
  3. Request to Authorize an Innovative Pharmacy Pilot Project with the use of Automated Medication Dispensing Systems ("AMDS") at Long Term Care Facilities in Iowa
    1. AlixaRx-License No. 5306, Eden Prairie, MN

Petition for Exemption from the Mandate for Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions

  1. Briar Cliff University, Sioux City
  2. Dr. Thomas Lower, DO

License/Registration Applications

  1. Pharmacy Support Person Applicant – Kimberly Mosloski, Estherville

Reports & Informational Items

  1. Executive Director’s Report
  2. Meetings and Travel
  3. Financial Update and Review of Fees
  4. Discussion and Vote on FY 2022 Budget Proposal
  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. Update and Discussion on Legislation
  2. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 2, "Pharmacist Licenses," adopt a new Chapter 31, "Criminal Convictions," and amend Chapter 33, "Military Service and Veteran Reciprocity," and Chapter 36, "Discipline" (ARC 5454C)
  3. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 6, "General Pharmacy Practice" to amend terminology relating to deaf and hard-of-hearing persons
  4. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances" to add fifteen substances to schedule I and exclude one substance from schedule II in response to similar action taken by the federal DEA
  5. Vote on Nicotine-replacement Statewide Protocol
  6. Vote on Naloxone Statewide Protocol
  7. Vote on Immunizations Statewide Protocol

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. March 9-10, 2021 Closed Session Minutes
    2. March 31, 2021 Closed Session Hearing Deliberation Minutes
  2. Requests – 21.5(1)(a)
    1. Alana Scavuzzo, RPh, Eldridge
  3. License/Registration Applications – 21.5(1)(a) & (d)
    1. Lauri Dvorak, RPh, License 17332, Omaha, NE
  4. License/Registration Reinstatement – 21.5(1)(d) & (f)
    1. 2019-0127 Chelsea Jordan (Manuel), CPhT, Swan
  5. Complaints and Investigative Reports – 21.5(1)(d)
  6. Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement and Final Orders – 21.5(1)(d) & (f)
  7. Notices of Hearing and Statement of Charges – 21.5(1)(d)
  8. Findings of Fact, Conclusion of Law, Decision and Order – 21.5(1)(f)
    1. 2018-123 Empower Pharmacy, Nonresident Pharmacy License 4263, Houston, TX
    2. 2020-0117 Marlene McNaughton, CPhT Registration 29775, Des Moines

Return to Open Session

Votes on any closed session agenda items requiring final action


Meeting Agenda Document: 
Meeting Minutes: 

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Meeting Minutes Document: 
Meeting Materials

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on December 02, 2021 at 8:09am.