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Board of Pharmacy Podcast

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BOP: What, Why & How is a podcast hosted by IPA’s Anthony Pudlo with Board of Pharmacy staff, Andrew Funk and Jennifer O’Toole following each Board of Pharmacy (BOP) meeting. Each episode will focus on WHAT actions were taken by the Board of Pharmacy, WHY the BOP took the actions it did, and HOW BOP action will impact practice in Iowa.
 
The BOP What, Why & How is now available for CPE credit! Details here.
 

2017

Description: Following the June 28, 2017, Iowa Board of Pharmacy meeting, episode #8 discusses recently adopted rules as well as newly proposed rules. Anthony and Andrew also discuss updates to the board’s plan for future rule changes. 

Pharmacist UAN: 0107-9999-17-065-H03-P
Pharmacy Technician UAN: 0107-9999-17-065-H03-T

CPE information | 0.025 CEU/ 0.25 hrs
 

Description: Following the May 10, 2017, Iowa Board of Pharmacy meeting, episode #7 discusses upcoming rule changes including connecting the Iowa Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMP) with electronic health records (EHRs); the pharmacy technician’s role in pseudoephedrine dispensing and tracking; and changes to controlled substances regulations including partial fills of Schedule II substances with the passing of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery (CARA) Act in 2016.

Pharmacist UAN: 0107-9999-17-064-H03-P
Pharmacy Technician UAN: 0107-9999-17-064-H03-T

CPE information | 0.025 CEU/ 0.25 hrs
 

 

Description: Episode #6 discusses the board’s notice of intend action on their proposed rules for telepharmacy and the annual report of Iowa Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) and other PMP issues following the March 8, 2017, Iowa Board of Pharmacy meeting.

Pharmacist UAN: 0107-9999-17-057-H03-P  
Pharmacy Technician UAN: 0107-9999-17-057-H03-T

CPE information | 0.025 CEU/ 0.25 hrs
 

 

Description: Following the January 5, 2017, Iowa Board of Pharmacy Meeting, this episode discusses the executive director’s report, rescheduling of medications and the waiver process.

Pharmacist UAN: 0107-9999-17-038-H03-P  
Pharmacy Technician UAN: 0107-9999-17-038-H03-T

CPE information | 0.025 CEU/ 0.25 hrs
 

 2016

Episode #4: November 2016 Board of Pharmacy Meeting
Topics: naloxone dispensing, proposed PMP legislation
 

Episode #3: August 2016 Board of Pharmacy Meeting
Topics: naloxone dispensing, open hearing process

 

Episode #2: June 2016 Board of Pharmacy Meeting
Topics: rule making process, hospital practice, telepharmacy, pilot research projects
 

Episode #1: April 2016 Board of Pharmacy Meeting
Topics: Compounding standards, telepharmacy, naloxone, 90-day prescriptions
 


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