Migraines & Tension-Type Headaches – PediaCast CME 009

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Ann Pakalnis and Dr Howard Jacobs join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a comprehensive look at migraine and tension-type headaches in children and adolescents. We cover epidemiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, differential diagnosis, work up, treatment and prevention. Also… hot topics in headache research. We hope you can join us!

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  1. Login to your PediaCast CME account. If you don’t have an account, sign up here.
  2. Read this Continuing Medical Education Information Sheet in its entirety.
  3. Listen to the podcast.
  4. Complete the Post Test.
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  6. If you achieve a passing score, we will email your Certificate of Participation immediately.
  7. Please print and keep a copy of the certificate for your records.

 

TOPICS
Migraine Headache
Tension-Type Headache
Headache Research

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
Host, PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Ann Pakalnis
Director, Comprehensive Headache Clinic
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Howard Jacobs
Headache Specialist
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Comprehensive Pediatric Headache Clinic at Nationwide Children’s
Migraine Headaches – PediaCast 221

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Differentiate and distinguish between migraine headache and tension-type headache in children and adolescents.
  2. Utilize history, physical examination and appropriate imaging/laboratory studies to accurately diagnose headache etiology in the pediatric patient.
  3. Formulate suitable prevention and treatment plans for the patient presenting with recurrent headache.

 

DISCLOSURES
Planning Committee member Karyn Kassis’s spouse has an employment/management position with Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon Surgical. These conflicts of interest were resolved by the CME Office. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
September 16, 2015

EXPIRATION DATE
September 16, 2018

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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