Legislative Day Live CPE Info

IPA Legislative Day 2021

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based course pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should be able to:
1. Explain potential areas of change occurring soon within the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) and
how it may impact pharmacy.
2. Describe DHS Director Kelly Garcia’s key priorities to address the cost-effective care delivered to Iowa
Medicaid beneficiaries.
3. Identify state level legislative and regulatory issues that impact pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in
4. Review the importance of being an advocate for the pharmacy profession.
5. Describe top priorities of the 2021 Iowa legislature.
6. Identify how the profession of pharmacy can serve as an access point into healthcare system through point-of-
care testing.
7. Explain the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the role of state government.
8. Describe how federal Health and Human Service (HHS) guidance for vaccination authority will impact the
opportunity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to provide vaccines in Iowa after the COVID-19 pandemic
is over.

Casey Ficek, JD
Vice President of Public Affairs
Iowa Pharmacy Association

Kelly Garcia
Iowa Department of Human Services

John Forbes
Medicap Pharmacy
Iowa State Representative

Kate Walton
Eide-Walton Lobbying & Government Relations

Matt Eide
Eide-Walton Lobbying & Government Relations

Faculty Disclosure:                
Faculty does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education course. 
UAN: 0107-9999-21-054-L03-P     |     0.2 CEUs/2.0 Hrs.
          0107-9999-21-054-L03-T     |     0.2 CEUs/2.0 Hrs.
Live Date:  January 27th, 2021
Expiration:  February 26th, 2021

CEimpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

To obtain 2.0 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.2 CEU), participants must participate in the live activities, and logon to the CEimpact website to complete the exam and evaluation. Once successfully completed, click Submit. The CPE Statement of Credit can then be accessed on CPE Monitor, www.MyCPEMonitor.net.