C187 - Comprehensive Migraine Update I: Migraine Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Comorbidities

Event Time: Wednesday May 8, 2019 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): Headache, Advanced Practice Provider
Director(s): Gretchen Tietjen MD
Description: This course highlights practical methods for diagnosing migraine through presentation of cases, and provides recent insights into the pathophysiological mechanisms of the disorder, including those from a variety of conditions comorbid with migraine. This update is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of migraine with an emphasis on chronic migraine. This program complements Comprehensive Migraine Update II: Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Therapies, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to apply criteria for the clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of migraine, both chronic and episodic, using diagnostic algorithms; describe emerging insights into the pathophysiology of migraine; and recognize the scope, burden, and distribution of chronic migraine in the population, as well as the risk factors that predispose to it, and the comorbidities associated with it.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement

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