C39 - Therapy in Neurology I: Headache and Stroke

Event Time: Sunday April 22, 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology, General Neurology: Overview, Foundations in Clinical Neurology for APPs
Director(s): David Dodick MD, FAAN
Description: Advances in headache therapy have been rapid over the recent past and will impact the practice of clinicians dealing with patients with primary and secondary headache disorders. Faculty will present an update on the most recent advances in the care of patients with major primary and secondary headache disorders and a strategy on how to optimize the use of long-established therapies. This program complements C54: Therapy in Neurology II: Epilepsy and Movement Disorders, C71: Therapy in Neurology III: Neurological Infectious Diseases and Neuro-ophthalmologic Disorders, and C85: Therapy in Neurology IV: Autoimmune PNS Synaptic Disorders and Neuro-Oncology, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to implement an evidence-based treatment approach to major primary and secondary headache disorders and describe the most recent pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment advances and how to best integrate them into clinical practice.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Professionalism

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