By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– The Inland Empire Opioid Crisis Coalition (IEOCC) creates effective community collaborations between member organizations and individuals who need help with pain management and addictive disorders. The coalition employs the values and techniques of harm reduction and integrated care.
Vision: To reduce opioid use and opioid related deaths in the Inland Empire.
IEOCC will ensure the following changes happen in their communities:
• Education and engagement with service providers and community members.
• Safer prescribing practices for opioid medications.
• Increased use of medication-assisted addiction treatment as part of a comprehensive system of integrated behavioral health care.
• Increased availability and use of the overdose reversal drug naloxone.
CME CREDIT AVAILABLE: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Inland Empire Opioid Crisis Coalition. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity/
DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.