Recent Board Action (July 14, 2021)

Date: 
Thursday, July 22, 2021

The Iowa Board of Pharmacy (“Board”) took the following actions at its most recent meeting held July 14, 2021.

Medical Home Pharmacy, Trenton, NJ.  The Board issued a Notice of Hearing and Statement of Charges, charging the pharmacy with having disciplinary action taken by a licensing authority of another state, failing to report disciplinary action, fraud in procuring a license, and failing to have a registered pharmacist in charge.  A hearing is scheduled for August 31, 2021.

Towncrest Pharmacy, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with failing to ensure proper registration of pharmacy technicians.  The Board issued a citation and warning and imposed a civil penalty of $4,000.

Michael Deninger, RPh, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged him with failing to ensure proper registration of pharmacy technicians.  The Board issued a citation and warning and imposed a civil penalty of $500.

Mary Powers, CPhT, 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.  The Board issued a citation and warning and imposed a civil penalty of $100.

Manly Drug Store, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with engaging in improper drug product selection, failing to include the National Drug Code (NDC) of the actual drug product dispensed on the dispensing documentation, failing to include a unique identification number of the prescription on prescription labels, and failing to establish a continuous quality improvement program.  The Board imposed a civil penalty of $5,000 and placed the pharmacy on probation for a period of three (3) years during which it must complete quarterly self-inspections and submit updated policies and procedures addressing the violations.

David Stefl, RPh, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order. The Board charged him with engaging in improper drug product selection, failing to include the National Drug Code (NDC) of the actual drug product dispensed on the dispensing documentation, failing to include a unique identification number of the prescription on prescription labels, and failing to establish a continuous quality improvement program, failing to establish and periodically review policies and procedures related to all aspects of the pharmacy’s packaging and dispensing responsibilities to the resident of a care facility, and unethical conduct.  The Board imposed a civil penalty of $1,000, required the completion of fifteen (15) hours of continuing education, and placed him on probation for a period of three (3) years during which he must ensure Manly Drug Store complies with its probationary terms.

John Jensen, RPh, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged him with engaging in improper drug product selection and with failing to include the National Drug Code (NDC) of the actual drug product dispensed on the dispensing documentation.  The Board issued a citation and warning, imposed a civil penalty of $250, and required the completion of ten (10) hours of continuing education. 

Redlers LTC Pharmacy, Omaha NE, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged the pharmacy with shipping controlled substances into Iowa without an active CSA registration.  The Board issued a citation and warning and imposed a civil penalty of $2000.

Nathan Duke, RPh, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order.  The Board charged him with having disciplinary action taken by another state and failing to timely report the disciplinary action.  He agreed to voluntarily surrender his Iowa pharmacist license.

Jill Smith, RPh applicant.  The Board approved Ms. Smith’s pharmacist license by Consent Agreement.  The Board issued a citation and warning to Ms. Smith for 2005 disciplinary action against her North Carolina license for diverting controlled substances for personal use.

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on September 17, 2021 at 10:19am.