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Headache Management: Creating Migraine Warriors - Online CME Course

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This online course will provide learners with an update in the diagnosis and management of migraine and other headache disorders. Content covered will arm primary care and sub-specialist practitioners in diagnosing and treating headache disorders, including migraine and others. Treatments are a trial and error so it is important to be aware of the latest updates. There have been significant developments in the treatment of episodic and chronic migraine in the last couple of years which will be covered in this course.

Course Directors

Amaal J. Starling, M.D.Rashmi B. Halker Singh, M.D.

Target Audience

All practitioners who evaluate and treat patients with migraine and other headache disorders including internists, practitioners in family medicine, emergency medicine, and OB/GYN, neurologists and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Recall the diagnosis and management of secondary headache disorders, including thunderclap headache and giant cell arteritis.
  • Determine comprehensive treatment plans for primary headache disorders frequently encountered in both the primary care setting and general neurological practice, including episodic and chronic migraine.
  • Recall new and emerging treatments for episodic and chronic migraine, including targeted treatments and noninvasive neuromodulation.

Participation in this Mayo Clinic online course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Marie D. Acierno, M.D. Jennifer Robblee, M.D., M.Sc.
F. Michael Cutrer, M.D. Todd J. Schwedt, M.D.
Ivan Garza, M.D. Jonathan H. Smith, M.D.
Leland S. Hu, M.D. Amaal J. Starling, M.D.
Julie A. Khoury, M.D. Jerry W. Swanson, M.D., M.H.P.E.
Narayan R. Kissoon, M.D. Cynthia O. Townsend, Ph.D., L.P.
David C. Patchett, D.O. Juliana H. VanderPluym, M.D.
Frank Porreca, Ph.D. Richard S. Zimmerman, M.D.
Jill C. Rau, M.D., Ph.D.  

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.00 Attendance


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This online course contains content from the 2019 Headache Symposium Creating Migraine Warriors live course.

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