Emerging Concepts in Headache Therapy

Event Time: Thursday May 1, 2014 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Topic(s): Headache
Director(s): Andrew Ahn MD, PhD, Morris Levin MD, FAAN
Description: Headache, migraine in particular, is the single most common neurological condition in the population, and the treatment of headache is of great relevance to neurologists, regardless of their subspecialty. Recent years have seen the emergence of several new abortive and preventive therapies, and the clear appreciation of several significant comorbid conditions affecting the course of migraine. This session will provide current and essential information for all practicing neurologists about the rational and effective treatment of migraine, and will highlight important research milestones with which to navigate future developments at the horizon of headache care.
Completion Message: 1. Participants will be familiar with the treatment needs that are most commonly associated with dissatisfaction with treatment for migraine 2. Participants will be familiar with the rational basis for the treatment and prevention of migraine 3. Participants will be familiar with the comorbidities thought to be associated with the progression of migraine from episodic to chronic migraine.
CME Credits: 4
Core Competencies:

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