Iowa Monitoring Program for Pharmacy Professionals (IMP3) is seeking new committee members to add to our current committee. IMP3 is a confidential, supportive monitoring program for pharmacy professionals that may be struggling with substance abuse, mental health conditions, and/or physical disabilities. IMP3 provides monitoring for pharmacy professionals and assists with referrals for evaluations, treatment, therapy, psychiatry, etc. The goal of IMP3 is to support the professional while they seek assistance for recovery from substance abuse, mental health conditions, and/or physical disabilities. It’s the hope of IMP3 that the professional is able to continuing practicing safely.
According to Iowa Administrative Code 657-30.3 (272C), the board shall appoint the members of the Iowa morning program for pharmacy professionals committee. Membership of the committee includes but is not limited to:
a. The executive director of the board or the director’s designee from board staff;
b. One representative from the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences;
c. One representative from the University of Iowa’s College of Pharmacy;
d. One board of pharmacy licensee who has maintained sobriety for a period of no less than two years following successful completion of a recovery program;
e. One health care professional with expertise in substance use disorders;
f. One health care professional with expertise in mental health; and
g. One public member.
Committee members shall be appointed for three-year terms and shall serve a maximum of three terms. Each term shall expire on December 31st of the third year of the term.
If you are interested in being considered for this voluntary opportunity, please complete the application here. Any questions please contact Becky Carlson at Rebecca.Carlson@iowa.gov