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Assisting Students in Migraine Management
Activity Expires: 07-01-2012

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Overview / Abstract

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this activity, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Discuss the prevalence of migraine and the societal impact in terms of disability, work loss, and health care expenditures.
2. Review the current understanding of migraine's pathophysiology
3. Describe validated tools to improve screening and diagnosis of migraine
4. Summarize the U.S. Headache Consortium's evidence-based migraine treatment guidelines and evolving, novel treatment approaches such as stratified-care and early intervention
5. Review the role of various treatment options for migraine, including newer migraine-specific prescription medications.
6. Utilize tools to teach student pharmacists to quickly assess patients who present with a complaint of headache

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Credits / Hours

1 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.1 CEU)

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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Richard Wenzel, Pharm.D. Pharmacist, Diamond Headache Clinic Inpatient Unit

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Activity Disciplines
Pharmacy CPE

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