Online Education | The Challenge of Pain 2019: Treatment Approaches to Chronic Headache

Treatment Approaches to Chronic Headache

What Does CGRP Have to Do with It?

In this module, learn about the relationship between Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) and chronic migraine, and how overuse of headache medications can trigger mechanisms for increased headache frequency.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Accurately diagnose chronic migraine and medication-overuse headache using International Headache Society diagnostic criteria.
  2. Identify the mechanism for increasing headache frequency in both chronic migraine and especially in medication-overuse headache.
  3. List at least three options to address and work towards reversing chronic migraine when medication-overuse is present.

Additional Information

Format: 
Online
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
04/29/2019
Expires: 
04/29/2022
Cost:
$20.00

Melissa Schorn, DNP, ARNP   
Nurse Practitioner, UW Headache Clinic, Seattle, WA

Professional Credit

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Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours
  • 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Activity Availability

Available: 
04/29/2019
Expires: 
04/29/2022

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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For assistance, please contact the Registration Manager at 206-543-1047 or cne@uw.edu.

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