Attend a seminar featuring didactic presentations and a choice of one of two workgroups. Current pathophysiologic models will be addressed. Hear acute and preventive treatment strategies for adult and pediatric populations along with appropriate patient selection, administration (timing and route), and potential medication misuse and/or overuse concerns. Learn how to address comorbid medical complaints in appropriate medication selection and monitoring.
The American Headache Society® (AHS) Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant (NP/PA) Special Interest Group developed this educational offering for Primary Care Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. This comprehensive overview of migraine is delivered by Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant members of AHS.
ACCREDITATION: 4.0 contact/CE hours will be awarded to those that attend the entire seminar (partial credit is not available) and complete the required evaluations. Certificates will be offered by ACCME, ANCC and AANP, with acceptance of pertinent content by ACNM, AAPA and NAPNAP.
|Sunday, July 21|
|9:45 am – 10:15 am||Diagnosing Headache in Adults and Pediatrics Patients|
|10:15 am – 10:45 am||Risk Factors, Clinical Course, and Barriers to Care in Adults and Pediatric Patients|
|10:45 am – 11:15 am||Pathophysiology|
|11:15 am – 11:45 am||Acute Treatment Strategies in Adults and Pediatric Patients|
|11:45 am – 12:15 pm||Lunch provided (complimentary)|
|12:15 pm – 12:45 pm||Preventive Treatment Strategies in Adults and Pediatric Patients|
|12:45 pm – 1:00 pm||Beverage Break (complimentary)|
|Afternoon workgroups will be illustrated with case-based approach, include demonstrations, and provide resources for providers and patients. (participants can attend one of the two workgroups)|
|1:00 pm – 2:00 pm||Use of Procedures: Nerve Blocks, Nerve Stimulators, and OnabotulinumtoxinA|
|Workgroup will highlight the role of nerve blocks, stimulators, and OnabotulinumtoxinA in the treatment of migraine and chronic migraine.|
|1:00 pm – 2:00 pm||Behavioral and Non-Pharmacological Strategies in Complex Headache Patients|
|Workgroup will review strategies for optimizing medical communication, enhancing patient adherence and self-efficacy, and creating tailored comprehensive treatment plans, including empirically supported behavioral approaches.|
|2:00 pm – 2:30 pm||Wrap-up, Q&A|
Carol A. Barch, MN, FNP-BC; Lead Advanced Practice Provider, Headache and Facial Pain Program, Department of Neurology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics; Palo Alto CA
Lynda J. Krasenbaum, MSN, ANP-BC; Associate Director, New York Headache Center; New York NY
Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, RN-BC, ANP-BC; Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management, Stanford Health Care; Redwood City CA and Independent Contractor, Medical Expert Witness on Pain Management and Treatment; Stanford CA
Maureen Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC, FAHS; Graduate Chair, Director and Assistant Professor, DNP and RN/BSN Programs, Malek School of Health Professions, Marymount University; Arlington VA and Adult Nurse Practitioner, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Hospital; Washington DC