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Mayo Clinic Headache Symposium

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Distinguish between primary headache disorders and secondary headaches symptomatic of other diseases
  • Differentiate episodic and chronic headache disorders to formulate accurate diagnoses and develop appropriate treatment plans
  • Formulate treatment plans for headache disorders frequently encountered in outpatient and inpatient practice
  • Identify signs and symptoms of sports-related concussion including headache
  • Apply techniques for the administration of botulinum toxin injections and nerve blocks in migraine and other headache disorders
  • Recognize potential interactions and contraindications associated with medications used for the treatment of headaches
  • Apply AAN guidelines regarding appropriate medication choices for the acute and preventative treatment of migraines

Attendance at this Mayo symposium does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this symposium.