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Podcast CPE Information - 2019

Obtaining CPE

IPA Members: As a member benefit, the podcast CPE is included with your free CEImpact subscription. (member login required). 

Non-IPA Members: The CPE activity bundle may be purchased from CEImpact. The bundle includes all six episodes of the podcast to be published in 2019.

Activity Description

BOP: What, Why & How is a podcast hosted by IPA’s Casey Ficek or Anthony Pudlo with Board of Pharmacy staff, Andrew Funk or Sue Mears, 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 the practice of pharmacy in Iowa.

Learning Objective

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to:
  • Describe 1-2 current regulatory actions taken by the Iowa Board of Pharmacy and its impact on the practice of pharmacy in Iowa.


Andrew Funk, PharmD
Executive Director
Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Sue Mears, RPh
Compliance Officer
Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Anthony Pudlo, PharmD, MBA, BCACP
Vice President of Professional Affairs
Iowa Pharmacy Association

Casey Ficek, JD
Director of Public Affairs
Iowa Pharmacy Association

Faculty Disclosure

The speakers do not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education activity.

Target Audience

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Activity Fee

This activity is available at no cost for pharmacist and pharmacy technician members of Iowa Pharmacy Association. There is a $20 fee for non-member pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for access to all six of the 2019 podcast CPE activities.

Dates & Location

Podcast episodes are posted to IPA’s website ( within 24-48 hours of an open session meeting of the Iowa Board of Pharmacy.

Board of Pharmacy meeting schedule:
January 9, 2019
March 13, 2019
May 1, 2019
July 19, 2019
September 11, 2019
October 30, 2019

Continuing Education Credit

0.025 CEU/0.25 hrs per episode
Date UAN
January 9, 2019 0107-9999-18-316-H03-P 
March 13, 2019 0107-9999-18-317-H03-P
May 1, 2019 0107-9999-18-318-H03-P 
July 19, 2019 0107-9999-18-319-H03-P
September 11, 2019 0107-9999-18-320-H03-P
October 30, 2019 0107-9999-18-321-H03-P

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

To obtain 0.25 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.025 CEUs), participants must participate in the on demand activity, and logon to the CEImact website to complete the evaluation located in your CEI Profile. Once successfully completed, click the Submit button that appears in the column of your portfolio titled “CPE Submit”. The CPE Statement of Credit can then be accessed on CPE Monitor,