A Migraine Toolbox: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment - Module 3: Specialty Care

This educational module addresses specialized topics of migraine management. By its conclusion, you should be confident that you have the skills to recognize and treat pediatric headaches and other disorders, to choose the most effective emergent migraine care and to perform nerve blocks. This learning module also introduces some information about post-traumatic headache syndromes, whiplash, and the relationship of post-traumatic stress and migraine. The value of inpatient migraine facilities is reviewed.

Target Audience

For any non-headache specialist healthcare professionals who encounter patients with migraine.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of these activities, participants should be better able to:

  • Recognize the pattern of symptoms and age of some migraine-related pediatric disorders
  • Describe how to treat pediatric headaches
  • Recall the most effective therapies for migraine patients presenting to the Emergency Department
  • Describe the options and the techniques of occipital and sphenopalatine nerve blocks
  • Explain the relationship of migraine disease to post-traumatic headache syndromes, whiplash injuries, and post-traumatic stress disorders.
  • Recall the indications for inpatient admission for patients with migraine.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.50 Participation
Course opens: 
01/01/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
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Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and Association of Migraine Disorders. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

This educational activity has been provided by Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine and jointly-provided by Association of Migraine Disorders.

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Designation Statement

Contact Hours: 1.50 of which 1.50 are eligible for pharmacology credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.50 Participation
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