These independent CME/CE activities are supported by an educational grant from Avanir Pharmaceuticals.



Clinical Context:
Migraine
  1. Course List
Chair
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Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH
  • Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology
  • Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Clinical Context: Migraine is designed to provide up-to-date information on current and emerging management strategies based on the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine and clinical trial results in migraine. The curriculum includes case studies at the point of care and MedPage Today meeting coverage that will report on cutting-edge news as it breaks from the American Neurological Association (ANA) 141st Annual Meeting, the 2016 Scottsdale Headache Symposium, and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) 15th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting.
  • Describe the natural history of migraine, the importance of early diagnosis of this condition, and recent advances in our understanding of therapeutic targets.
  • Evaluate criteria that have been developed to assess treatment response in migraine and delineate how these criteria can be used to risk-stratify patients in clinical practice.
  • Formulate personalized treatment regimens that improve patient outcomes based on an understanding of the mechanism of action, efficacy and safety profiles of current and emerging treatment options.
  • Target Audience

    Neurologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other clinicians involved in the screening and treatment of patients with migraine.

     

    Activity Goal

    The goal of this program is to provide information and case studies at the point of care on current and emerging management strategies based on the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine and clinical trial results in migraine.