Podcast CPE Information - 2021

Obtaining CPE

IPA Members: As an ENGAGED Pharmacist and Technician 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 by non-IPA members and members whose benefit level does not include a free CEImpact subscription. The bundle includes all six episodes of the podcast to be published in 2020.

Course 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

Upon the completion of this knowledge-based activity, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians should be able to:
  • Describe 1-2 current regulatory or legislative 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
Vice President of Professional Affairs
Iowa Pharmacy Association

Casey Ficek, JD
Vice President 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 course.

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 2020 podcast CPE activities.

Dates & Location

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

2021 Board of Pharmacy meeting schedule:
January 13, 2021
March 10, 2021
May 12, 2021
July 14, 2021
September 1, 2021
November 10, 2021

Continuing Education Credit

0.025 CEU/0.25 hrs per episode
Date UAN
January 13, 2021 0107-9999-21-034-H03-P
March 10, 2021 0107-9999-21-035-H03-P
May 12, 2021 0107-9999-21-036-H03-P
July 14, 2021 0107-9999-21-037-H03-P
September 1, 2021 0107-9999-21-038-H03-P
November 10, 2021 0107-9999-21-039-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 CEImpact website to complete the evaluation located in your CEImpact 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, www.MyCPEMonitor.net.