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Neurology: Headache (Audio-Digest Foundation Neurology Continuing Medical Education

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Purpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide contentMorePurpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide content to help to solve those problems, and increase their application of knowledge to practice.Audio-Digest Neurology is specifically designed to provide the participant with knowledge-based competencies identified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in its Neurology core competencies. These competencies include, but are not limited to:Basic neuroscience that is critical to the practice of neurologyPathophysiology and treatment of major psychiatric and neurologic disorders and familiarity with the scientific basis of neurologyNeurologic disorders and diseases across the lifespanPsychiatric disorders and diseases across the lifespanPatient evaluation and treatment selectionEmployment of principles of quality improvement in practiceThe goal of this program is to improve the management of migraine headaches and treatment of headaches in the context of over-the-counter medications. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:1: Summarize the effects of changing levels of estradiol on migraine headaches.2: Determine whether patients’ migraine headaches are influenced by hormonal changes and whether hormonal therapy is appropriate.3: Recognize the prevalence of self-medication with over-the- counter medications (OTCs) among patients with headaches and advise patients on the best use of these agents.4: Evaluate the strength of the clinical data that support the efficacy of OTCs.5: Identify the potential interactions of concern between triptans and other commonly used medications as well as drugs used for migraine prophylaxis.