Headache Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 5A (HE5A) Topics Include:  Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Migraine Prevention, Imaging for Pediatric Patients with Headache, Menstrual Migraine, and more.

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Course Topics

Headache with Other Pain Syndromes

Review the similarities and overlap between Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and fibromyalgia; Recommend appropriate management strategies for comorbid disorders commonly seen with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; Cite the new criteria for the diagnosis of hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and fibromyalgia; Explain proposed mechanisms and pathways of medicationoveruse headache and opioid-induced hyperalgesia; Describe the role of glial activation in chronic pain.


Immunosuppressed Patients/Headache Management

List common causes of immune deficiency; Identify fungal and viral infections in immunocompromised patients; Implement vaccine recommendations for patients with immune deficiency; Differentiate migraine headache from other headache types; Counsel patients about migraine prevention and lifestyle modifications.

Secondary Stroke Prevention/Debilitating Pounding Headache

Identify the etiology of stroke in a patient presenting with stroke; Prescribe secondary preventive strategies for patients with stroke; List risks and benefits of various novel oral anticoagulants; Assess a patient who may have secondary hypertension; Diagnose pheochromocytoma.

Headache/Syncope and Sudden Death

Recognize the indications for imaging in pediatric patients with headache; Summarize the acute, long-term, and preventive treatment options for migraine in children; Identify the symptoms that constitute migraine with aura; Screen for the underlying etiologies associated with sudden cardiac death in children; Recognize red flags for serious pathology in children with syncope.


Hormones and Migraines

Diagnose menstrual migraine; Explain the possible role of allodynia and central sensitization in migraine; List risk factors for high-frequency migraine; Assess and treat a patient who reports worsening migraine during the perimenopausal period; Counsel a patient with migraine about her risks for other chronic diseases and how treatment may alter these risks.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  PediatricsFamily PracticeInternal Medicine, Women's Health and Men's Health.

If you have taken the current Headache CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Headache plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.


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