PMP Advisory Council Meeting

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:00pm
Meeting Location: 
Iowa Board of Pharmacy
400 SW 8th St
Ste E
Des Moines, IA 50309
Meeting Agenda: 

Meeting Location:  The meeting will be held via Cisco Webex.  The Board office is not currently open due to COVID-19.  To access the meeting, see details below:

Meeting link:

Meeting number: 126 901 7929
Password: PCumuD4vn82

Phone Access: 1-408-418-9388
Phone password: 72868348

All Times Listed are Approximate:

12:00 p.m.      Call to Order & Announcements

Public Comment Period—anyone who has submitted material for the agenda will be given an opportunity to address the Council during the particular agenda item.  A member of the public wishing to address the Council 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 Council 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 Council.

12:05 p.m.      Approval of Minutes

May 15, 2020 Advisory Council Minutes (Mitch)

12:10 p.m.      Reports & Informational Items

  1. Update on awards for integration funding (Mitch)
  2. Legislative Update (Andrew/Terry)
  3. Modernizing the PMP: Updates to the Iowa Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - 2020 Update (CEI link to PMP CE now live) (Mitch)
    1. Pharmacist -
    2. Pharmacy Technicians -
    3. Dental:
    4. Optometry:
    5. Physician:
    6. Nursing: (October, 2020?)
  4. Introductions
    1. New CPHT hire for PMP audit/Naloxone dispensing projects (Andrew/Melissa)
    2. New student helping with PMP related items (Mitch)
  5. PMP Audit project (Mitch/Melissa)
    1. Preliminary analyses
    2. Next steps
  6. Naloxone pharmacy dispensing (Melissa/Mitch/Andrew)
    1. Preliminary analyses
    2. Naloxone being under-reported to PMP
    3. Next steps

12:45 p.m.      Old Business

  1. Ranking of PMP initiatives (Mitch)
    1. Develop guidance/recommendation document for implementation strategies to reduce inappropriate opioid prescribing.  E.G., opioid/benzo tapering guidance document to be sent out with prescriber activity reports—target Iowa providers.
    2. Develop and provide Chronic Opioid Therapy Contract templates (downloadable forms within AWARxE) —target Iowa providers.
    3. Develop in-service education (or webinar) for providers regarding appropriate narcotic prescribing for CE credit—target Iowa providers.
  2. Next steps/volunteers to lead small working committee (Mitch)

1:15 p.m.        New Business

  1. Items for rules committee (Mitch)
  1. Any drugs of concern that the advisory council would like to identify at this time to request additional information on for the next meeting?
  2. Other items for future rules committee meetings that should be on their agenda?

1:25 p.m.        Future meetings (Mitch)

1:30 p.m.        Adjournment (Mitch)                                                                                                                          

Meeting Minutes: 

This document is in PDF format.  If you need assistance please contact the Board office at 515-242-5139

Meeting Minutes Document: 

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