Comprehensive Migraine Education Program



The successful Chronic Migraine Education Program was reformatted and rebranded in 2012 as the Comprehensive Migraine Education Program (also CMEP) with an emphasis on Chronic Migraine. The CMEP includes data on the scope and distribution of migraine with an emphasis on chronic migraine as well as recent insights into the mechanisms of the disorder setting the stage for improving treatment outcomes. The CMEP will communicate a variety of aspects of acute migraine treatment optimization and includes new resources to improve acute treatment satisfaction and success.

This program is offered at NO COST to healthcare professionals.

Saturday, March 5, 2016 Denver Marriott City Center, Denver, CO

Educational Objectives
After attending this course participants will be able to:
  1. Utilize the new ICHD-III (beta) classification criteria to appropriately diagnose common primary headache disorders, especially episodic and chronic migraine.
  2. Assess migraine comorbidity and disability.
    • Understand the natural history of migraine, the risk factors for progression and state of the art insights into pathophysiology.
  3. Develop individualized, patient-centered treatment plans for episodic and chronic migraine based on diagnosis, disability and comorbidity.
  4. Incorporate available and emerging non-oral pharmacotherapies and devices into treatment.
    • Anticipate the next generation of pharmacotherapies and devices for migraine therapy.
Disclosure Statement

All contributors who can affect American Headache Society CME content (including Leadership, program chairs, moderators, faculty members, medical writers and staff), in their respective roles, are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that could be viewed as a real or perceived conflict of interest. Contributors will also identify relevant financial relationships of their spouse. This policy is in effect to maintain adherence with the conflict of interest guidelines set by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Headache Society Ethics Committee.

Attendees will be made aware of any affiliation or relevant financial interest that may affect the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity and will be printed in the final program and projected in slide format before each presentation. Individuals who refuse to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from being a contributor, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity.

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