Headache

Headache Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / 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 6 (HE6) Topics Include:  Rescue Therapies, Chronic Migraine Headaches, Prevention of Migraine in Children, mAb Therapy, Migraine During Lactation, and more.

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

Full Course:
HE6
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
HE6A, HE6B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Headaches and Migraines /Myositis

Select appropriate preventive and rescue therapies for patients with chronic headache; Implement effective strategies for management of refractory migraine; Identify different forms of myositis based on clinical presentation; Screen for cancer in patients with dermatomyositis; Prevent or manage complications of myositis.

Headache /Neuroimaging

Assess whether headaches in children are primary or secondary in origin; Employ evidence-based treatments for chronic headaches in pediatric patients; Address patients' lifestyle factors that contribute to headache or worsening of headache; List the risks, drawbacks, and benefits of neuroimaging in pediatric patients; Determine the most productive strategies for discussing neuroimaging with patients and families.

Human Growth Hormone Therapy in Adults/ Acute Treatment of Headache

Identify patients who can benefit from growth hormone (GH) stimulation testing; Prescribe appropriate doses of GH based on patient characteristics; Educate patients about the proper use and benefits of long-term GH replacement therapy; Develop effective strategies for treating individual headaches; Mitigate risks associated with the regular use of acute therapies for headache.

Headache /Medical Marijuana

Recognize headaches that are more likely associated with an underlying medical disorder; Plan preventive strategies for patients with chronic migraine headaches; Choose an effective agent for the management of cluster headaches; Identify the medical conditions for which medical marijuana has the strongest evidence of efficacy; Explain the role of physicians in the dispensing of medical marijuana.

Cerebral Palsy /Childhood and Adolescent Migraine

Develop strategies for prenatal prevention of cerebral palsy; Assess and treat movement disorders in patients with cerebral palsy; Educate patients about single-event multilevel surgery for orthopedic conditions associated with cerebral palsy; Identify factors that increase risk for progression to chronic migraine; Optimize therapies for the prevention of migraine in children and adolescents.

Headache /Rheumatic Disease

Differentiate migraine from headaches that may be associated with more serious pathologic conditions; Implement nonpharmacologic treatment of migraine in children and teenaged boys and girls; Optimize the use of abortive, analgesic, and prophylactic medications in pediatric patients with migraine; Identify common presentations of rheumatic disease in children; Develop a diagnostic approach to children with signs and symptoms that suggest rheumatic disease.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus/Migraines

Differentiate among different gait disorders common in the aging population; Optimize management of MD; Distinguish between vertigo and migraines; Use mAb therapy in the treatment of migraines; Identify which patients may benefit most from mAb therapy

Migraine During Pregnancy/Update on Cesarean Delivery

Advise a woman with severe migraines who presents for preconception counseling; Differentiate between primary and secondary headaches during pregnancy; Assess the safety during pregnancy and lactation of drugs used to treat migraine; Organize a committee to implement an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol for patients undergoing cesarean delivery; Identify the components of gentle Cesarean delivery.

Growth Hormone Deficiency/Pediatric Migraine

Identify patients who can benefit from growth hormone (GH) stimulation testing; Prescribe appropriate doses of GH based on patient characteristics; Educate patients about the proper use and benefits of long-term GH replacement therapy; Identify factors that increase risk for progression to chronic migraine; Optimize therapies for the prevention of migraine in children and adolescents.

Migraine during Pregnancy and Lactation/Worsening Migraines/Nerve Blocks for Headache

Diagnose underlying causes of migraines in pregnant and lactating patients; Recommend appropriate treatment strategies for pregnant and lactating patients experiencing migraines; Choose appropriate therapeutic strategies to manage worsening migraines; Consider use of infusion therapies to treat worsening migraine; Determine whether a patient is a good candidate for radiofrequency nerve ablation to treat headache.

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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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