C203 - Comprehensive Migraine Update II: Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Therapies

Event Time: Wednesday May 8, 2019 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Headache, Foundations in Clinical Neurology
Director(s): Gretchen Tietjen MD
Description: This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of current migraine treatment, with an emphasis on management of chronic migraine. It will highlight the latest developments in pharmacotherapies, procedural therapies, and neurostimulation; describe cognitive behavioral therapies for migraine; and provide online resources for patients. At the conclusion of this program, attendees are invited to "continue the conversation" by engaging in small group conversation with the director and faculty. This program complements Comprehensive Migraine Update I: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Comorbidities, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to describe acute migraine and recognize risk factors for and treatment of medication overuse headache; discuss preventive strategies, including medications (per evidence-based guidelines), neurostimulation, and procedural treatments; and describe cognitive behavioral therapy and locate resources for patients without access to psychologists.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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