C14 - Child Neurology: Headache

Event Time: Saturday May 4, 2019 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Topic(s): Child Neurology and Developmental Neurology, Headache, Foundations in Clinical Neurology
Director(s): Amy Gelfand MD
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 migraine, is better defined. Faculty will review a broad range of treatment options now available for children and adolescents with migarine. Traumatic brain injury and concussion is increasingly recognized as a significant cause of disability in children and aolescents, and faculty will also review the current understanding of these disorders and their management.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to diagnose and classify common and less common primary headache disorders in children and adolesents, as well as initiate effective management strategies. 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: Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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