FDA reports voluntary recall of all Ameridose drug products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on October 31, 2012, that Ameridose, LLC, based in Westborough, Massachusetts, is voluntarily recalling all of its unexpired products in circulation. For more information, see FDA News Release http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm326361.htm.
Help Finding CE Programs
A new rule requires pharmacists to obtain two hours of CE in pharmacy law and two hours of CE in medication/patient safety. Here is how you can identify these credits:
- ACPE course identifiers in pharmacy law for pharmacists will end with "03P."
- ACPE course identifiers in medication/patient safety for pharmacists will end with "05P."
Note: Courses may end "L03P," H03P," or "C03P" or "L05P," "H05P," or "C05P."
To locate courses, check the P.L.A.N. website at https://www.acpe-accredit.org/pharmacists/programs.asp. Click on "Search P.L.A.N. Now" to open the search page. Select your search options and click "Search."
Third-party Reviews of Prescriber or Pharmacy EPCS Applications
DEA approves InfoGard's process to certify systems for electronic prescribing of controlled substances. See http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/ecomm/e_rx/thirdparty.htm for more information.
RSS Feeds: News Alerts from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Delivered to Your Desktop
News alerts and information from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy are now available through RSS feeds. When you subscribe to a feed, it is added to the Common Feed List. Updated information from the feed is automatically downloaded to your computer and can be viewed in Internet Explorer and other programs. To use RSS, copy the following feed address and paste it into an RSS news reader. Contact Debbie Jorgenson if you need assistance in finding an RSS news reader. :
For your convenience, we have included a link directly to the Mapquest® search engine which provides driving directions and a map to the Board office.
Note: Several documents in this Web site are in PDF format. You will need to download a FREE PDF reader from Adobe. For more information please visit http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.htmll.