Headache

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 4A (HE4A) Topics Include:  Avoid Medication Overuse, Emerging Therapies, Sleep Disorders and Migraine Headache, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Short Course:
HE4A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Concussion/Chronic Headache

List the signs, symptoms, and risk factors for concussions; Perform an appropriate preparticipation evaluation for a student athlete; Determine whether a student who has had a concussion can return to play; Characterize CDH according to subtype (eg, transformed chronic migraine, chronic tension-type, posttraumatic); Use a multifaceted approach to treat CDH and avoid or decrease medication overuse.

Migraine Update

Recognize characteristics of headache that raise concern; Define migraine prodrome and migraine aura; List agents associated with medication overuse headache; Choose evidence-based interventions for treatment or prevention of migraine; Select migraine therapy based on side effects and clinical findings.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Complex Headaches

Determine if a headache is primary or secondary in origin; Screen headache patients for the presence of "red flags."; Appropriately manage patients with new-onset
secondary headache; Apply interventional strategies for pain management with refractory headache; Interpret clinical data on emerging therapies for treatment of refractory headache.

Headache/Facial Pain

Recognize the connection between sleep disorders and migraine headache; Collaborate with patients on appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for sleep disorders; Use distinguishing features to diagnose and treat trigeminal neuralgias and similar headaches; Educate patients on the potential changes in migraine that can occur with pregnancy; Select, and discuss with patients, migraine therapies that help maximize headache relief and fetal safety.

Headaches in Children

Distinguish among different classes of headache observed in pediatric and adolescent populations; Conduct an appropriate diagnostic assessment of children and adolescents presenting with headache; Explain the pathophysiology of concussion and posttraumatic headache; Follow current recommendations about return to physical activity after concussion; Identify risk factors for postconcussion syndrome.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

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.