All participants will be awarded a certificate of completion for self-reporting to other colleges
Duration: 30 minutes
Taking a proper history plays a big part in diagnosing headache. Physical examination and laboratory testing only rarely offer diagnostic clues. Using a simulated case study, recall the process of detailed history taking to elicit a comprehensive headache history. Also. learn the different treatment modalities of MOH.
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:
outline the process of detailed history taking to elicit a comprehensive headache history and be able to identify any secondary headaches that should be further investigated
explain the different treatment modalities of MOH
differentiate the pros and cons of outpatient versus inpatient withdrawal therapy
create a checklist to serve as reminder of the different side effects associated with prophylactic medications.
Associate Professor Richard Stark: Co-authored a clinical paper sponsored by Pfizer on the safety of eletriptan. Between 2012 and 2014 received consulting and lecture fees from Allergan and lecture fees from MSD on chronic migraine
Professor Mieke Van Driel: No conflict of interest
Associate Professor Treasure McGuire: No conflict of interest
Dr Brett McFarlane: No conflict of interest
Professor Deborah Turnbull: Received research grants and co-authored papers on hypertension sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer Pty. Ltd., between 1999 and 2006
Dr Lara Mihaljevic: No conflict of interest
Non-faculty: employees of In Vivo Academy involved in producing the content of this course, Yulyana, Tina Garcia, Monica Kurniawan and Lisa Sullivan, declare no conflict of interest.