Evaluation and Management of New and Persistent Headache
October 20, 2021 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Organized By: Hanson, Linda L. (llh3x)
A live, interactive, virtual seminar.
This interprofessional seminar is designed to provide ambulatory care clinicians with the knowledge needed to offer state-of-the-art diagnosis and management of care for adult and pediatric patients with headaches. Evidence-based use of imaging will be highlighted. The seminar will include presentations with opportunity for Q&A.
RNs, NPs, PAs, and MDs in ambulatory care settings.
Expected Learning Outcomes
Through participation in this virtual seminar, participants will:
- Describe the common features for selected types of headaches.
- Name headache features that indicate a potentially serious or life-threatening condition.
- Apply guidelines from the ACR Appropriateness Criteria and Choosing Wisely campaign in deciding which imaging (if any) is appropriate.
- Review the evidence behind the expected yield of neuroimaging in patients with headache.
- Articulate the evidence-based treatment approaches for new or persistent headache.
- Articulate the current state of health inequities and disparities related to diagnosis and management of new and persistent headache.