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C94 - Child Neurology III: Headache, TBI/Post-concussion

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology
Director(s): Marc Patterson MD, FAAN, FRACP
Description: Headache is one of the most frequent presenting complaints in neurologic and general pediatric practice. The physiological basis of headache is becoming better understood in line with advances in genomics. In parallel, the natural history of childhood headache, particularly chronic headache, is better defined. A broad range of treatment options are now available for children afflicted with headache and will be reviewed. Traumatic brain injury and concussion is increasingly recognized as a significant cause of disability in children and adults. The current understanding of these disorders and their management will be reviewed. This program complements C65: Child Neurology I: Pediatric Stroke, MS/Autoimmune, and C80: Child Neurology II: Epilepsy and Neuromuscular, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to diagnose and classify common and less frequent headaches and devise an effective management strategy. They should also be familiar with the current understanding of traumatic brain injury and concussion and be comfortable managing these disorders in children and adolescents.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Episodic Migraine and Episodic Syndromes Associated with Migraine Amy Gelfand MD 
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM Questions and Answers Faculty 
4:10 PM - 4:40 PM Chronic Migraine and Other Daily Headache Disorders Kenneth Mack MD, PhD, FAAN 
4:40 PM - 4:45 PM Questions and Answers Faculty 
4:50 PM - 5:20 PM It's Not Child's Play: Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Christopher Giza MD 
5:20 PM - 5:30 PM Questions and Answers Faculty 

Disclosures

Speaker Disclosure
Amy Gelfand, MD Dr. Gelfand has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with Biohaven, Eli Lilly, Zosano, UpToDate. Spouse has consulted for Genentech.. Dr. Gelfand has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for JAMANeurology. Dr. Gelfand has received research support from eNeura. Spouse has received funding from Genentech, MedDay and QuestDiagnostics. .

Christopher Giza, MD Medical Education Speakers Bureau. Medicolegal consultation - 1-2 cases annually...I serve on the Advisory Panels for Major League Soccer, US Soccer Federation, NCAA and have been compensated for travel to meetings related to these duties. I am a medical consultant for the NFL-NCP, NHLPA and MLS.and occasionally conduct clinical evaluations....Subcontract from Neural Analytics, Inc on an NINDS SBIR grant relating to use of transcranial doppler to measure cerebral blood flow changes after sports concussion. Research grant from Avanir Pharmaceuticals to investigate neurotransmitter receptor changes in preclinical model of post-TBI fear based learning.

Kenneth J. Mack, MD, PhD, FAAN Dr. Mack has nothing to disclose.

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