Recent Board Action (January 7-8, 2020)

Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2020

Recent Board Action (January 7–8, 2020)

The Iowa Board of Pharmacy (“Board”) took the following actions at its most recent meeting held January 7–8, 2020.

McKesson Drug Company, Wholesale Distributor and CSA Registrant, located in Clear Lake, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the wholesale distributor with failure to take a complete and accurate inventory of all stocks and controlled substances.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to take a complete inventory.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $5,000.00.

Walgreens #910, Pharmacy, located in Sioux City, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with failure to comply with 657 IAC 8.35(6)“d” pertaining to a change of pharmacist in charge.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to comply with rules governing pharmacists in charge.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $1,500.00.

Lewis Family Drug #59, Pharmacy, located in Sioux Center, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with employing a pharmacy technician without a current registration.  The Board issued a citation and warning for employing a pharmacy technician without a current registration.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $1,000.00.

Mavadene Kennedy, Certified Technician, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged her with failing to maintain a current technician registration with the Board while being employed as a technician.  The Board issued a citation and warning for working as a technician without a current registration.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $100.00.

Peter Blodgett, DDS, CSA Registrant, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged him with failure to maintain his CSA registration while engaging in activities that require an active CSA registration The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to maintain registration.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $500.00.

Michael D. Bierie, DDS, CSA Registrant, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged him with failure to maintain his CSA registration while engaging in activities that require an active CSA registration.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to maintain registration.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $500.00.

Barbara Shields, DVM, CSA Registrant, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged her with failure to maintain her CSA registration while engaging in activities that require an active CSA registration.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to maintain registration.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $500.00.

Amber Lacina, ARNP, CSA Registrant, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged her with failure to maintain her CSA registration while engaging in activities that require an active CSA registration.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to maintain registration.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $500.00.

Christopher Tuetken, Pharmacist, requested early termination of his five-year term of probation.  The Board granted his request and his license is returned to its full privileges. 

 

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on December 02, 2021 at 10:06am.