November 17-18, 2020 Meeting of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:00am to Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 4:30pm
Meeting Location: 
Iowa Board of Pharmacy
400 SW 8th St
Ste E
Des Moines, IA 50309
Agenda
Meeting Agenda: 

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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Board Meeting Sign In Sheet – Pharmacists and technicians may obtain 1 hour of law CE for their attendance

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. August 26, 2020 Open Session Minutes

Requests

  1. Request to Reactivate Pharmacist License – Ryan Cullinan, License 18989
  2. Request to waive 657 IAC 17.3(1)“c” requiring evidence of current NABP Drug Distributor Accreditation (formerly known as VAWD)
    1. Iowa Department of Public Health, License 8312, Des Moines
    2. First Medical dba Omega Pharmacy, License 8202, Urbandale
    3. Delasco LLC, License 5036, Council Bluffs
    4. Danox Environmental Services, License 7944, Cumming, GA
    5. Clean Harbors Aragonite, License 7452, Norwell, MA
    6. Amatheon Animal Health, Wholesale Distributor Applicant, Miami, FL
    7. National Distribution and Contracting, License 6883, La Vergne, TN
    8. Blessings International, License 7850, Broken Arrow, OK
  3. Request to waive 657 IAC 43.3(1) requiring evidence of current NABP Drug Distributor Accreditation (formally known as VAWD)
    1. VGM Group, License 80103, Waterloo
  4. Pursuant to 657 IAC 8.35(6), petition to disassociate from previous license disciplinary history following ownership change – AptiveRx, License 5214, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  5. Pursuant to 657 IAC 39.13(1), petition for approval of pharmacist Kimberly Helmbrecht’s training to substantially meet the “drug therapy management criteria” and allow participation in facility CPA as an “authorized pharmacist” – Iowa Veterans Home, License 518, Marshalltown

Petitions for Exemption from Mandate for Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions

Initial

Block A

  1. Dr. Thomas Cooney, DDS

Block B

  1. Dr. David Brennan, DO

Block C

  1. Ellen Wengert, NPC
  2. Madelyn Pilcher, ARNP
  3. Dr. Stefanie Donnell-Randall, DDS
  4. Dr. Paul Black, DDS
  5. AAA Ct Family Dentistry

Block D

  1. Dr. Dawn Stultz, DDS MS

Renewal

Block A

  1. Dr. David Collier, DDS
  2. Dr. Phillip West, DDS
  3. Dr. Leopoldo Delucca, MD
  4. Dr. Gordon Johnson, DO
  5. Dr. Renee Lass, DO
  6. Dr. Farida Rajput, MD
  7. Dr. Linda Bieri, DDS
  8. Dr. Randy Poole, DDS

Block B

  1. Dr. E Richard Nightingale, MD
  2. Grand View University Student Health Clinic

Block C

  1. CORDENTAL Group Management LLC
  2. Springfield Clinic

Block D

  1. Dr. Robin Briggs, DDS
  2. University of Iowa Community Homecare

Block E

  1. Dr. Allen Kaufman, MD
  2. Dr. Robert Marlin, DDS

Block F

  1. Dr. Jerry Rozeboom, MD

Block G

  1. Dr. William Colantoni, MD, PC

Block H

  1. Dr. James Grabouski, DDS
  2. Dr. Matthew Maggio, DDS

Licensure/Registration Applications

  1. Gregory Judas, PSP Applicant, Johnston
  2. Douglas Stewart, CPhT Applicant, Burlington
  3. Christopher Sonnenschein, Pharmacist Applicant, Sioux Falls, SD

Reports & Informational Items

  1. Executive Director’s Report
  2. Meetings and Travel
  3. PMP Update
  4. Medication Disposal Report
  5. IMP3 Report
  6. 2021 Board Calendar
  7. Guidance for PREP Act Coverage for Qualified Pharmacy Technicians and State-Authorized Pharmacy Interns for Childhood Vaccines, COVID-19 Vaccines, and COVID-19 Testing
  8. Medication Importation Requires More Study to Ensure Patient Safety

New Business

  1. Discussion and Vote on Potentially Disqualifying Convictions (HF2627)
  2. FDA Announces Significant Milestone in Compounding Program to Protect Public Health Through Collaboration with States
  3. DEA Proposed Regulations re: EMS Programs Implementing Public Law 115-83

Rules and Legislation

  1. Discussion and Vote to designate Board representatives as lobbyists for legislative session
  2. Draft Legislation for 2021 Legislative Session:
    1. Controlled Substances Act 
    2. Pharmacy Practice Act
  3. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 1, "Purpose and Organization," Chapter 2, "Pharmacist Licenses," Chapter 8, "Universal Practice Standards," Chapter 13, "Telepharmacy Practice," Chapter 16, "Nuclear Pharmacy Practice," Chapter 26, "Petitions for Rule Making," Chapter 34, "Rules for Waivers and Variances," and Chapter 39, "Expanded Practice Standards" (ARC 5113C)
  4. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances" (ARC 5114C)
  5. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 8, "Universal Practice Standards" and Chapter 21, "Electronic Data and Automated Systems in Pharmacy Practice" (ARC 5115C)
  6. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances" and Chapter 12, "Precursor Substances" (ARC 5155C)
  7. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend  Chapter 17, "Wholesale Distributor Licenses" and Chapter 43, "Third-Party Logistics Provider Licenses" (ARC 5171C)
  8. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 16, "Nuclear Pharmacy Practice" (ARC 5194C)
  9. Proposed for Adoption and Filing to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances" (ARC 5195C)
  10. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 10, "Controlled Substances" to place into the Iowa controlled substances Act two substances similarly scheduled by federal DEA
  11. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 37, "Iowa Prescription Monitoring Program" to implement changes to Iowa Code made during the 2020 Legislative Session (Senate File 2120)
  12. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to adopt new Chapter 31, "Criminal Convictions" and amend Chapter 2, "Pharmacist Licenses," Chapter 33, "Military Service and Veteran Reciprocity," and Chapter 36, "Discipline" to implement changes to Iowa Code made during the 2020 Legislative Session (House File 2627), remove the requirement that a pharmacist license transfer candidate transfer the original license by examination, and require a federal background check when a pharmacist seeks license reactivation or reinstatement
  13. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 3, "Pharmacy Technicians," and Chapter 6, "General Pharmacy Practice" to modify registration requirements and the renewal period for registration, implement a $15 fee for written verification of a registration, simplify language relating to delegation of technical functions,  prohibit license holders from requiring a supervising pharmacist to delegate functions to a technician against the pharmacist's professional judgment, require reporting to the board of criminal convictions or disciplinary action, and other non-substantive changes as part of an overall 5-year review
  14. Proposed for Notice of Intended Action to amend Chapter 5, "Pharmacy Support Persons" to modify registration requirements, modify the structure and penalties of late renewal and reactivation to match structure implemented for other licenses and registrations of the board, implement a $15 fee for written verification of a registration, simplify language relating to delegation of nontechnical functions, prohibit license holders from requiring a supervising pharmacist to delegate functions to a pharmacy support person against the pharmacist's professional judgment, require reporting to the board of criminal convictions or disciplinary action, and other non-substantive changes as part of an overall 5-year review

Administrative Hearing – unless otherwise indicated, hearings may be held in open or closed session at the discretion of the licensee, pursuant to Iowa Code § 272C.6(1).  Deliberations by the Board at the conclusion of the hearing will be held in closed session pursuant to Iowa Code § 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.

1:00 p.m.         2020-0087 Aaron Kirkendall, Technician Trainee 29822, Cuba City, WI

Closed Session Agenda—these agenda items will be handled in closed session after the conclusion of open 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)(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. August 26, 2020 Closed Session Minutes
  2. Licensure Requests – 21.5(1)(a)
    1. Jasmine Gunti, Bettendorf
  3. Pharmacist License Reinstatement Request – 21.5(1)(a) & (f)
    1. James Kaufman, RPh, Sioux City
  4. Complaints and Investigative Reports – 21.5(1)(d)
  5. Settlement Agreement and Final Orders – 21.5(1)(f)
    1. 2020-0031 Cori Johnson, PSP Registration 4715, Decorah
  6. 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

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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9:00 a.m. Call to Order

Closed Session Continuation of any unfinished business from the closed session agenda for November 17, 2020, will be held if necessary.

Return to Open Session

Votes on any closed session agenda items requiring final action

Adjournment

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