Stephen D. Silberstein, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, Jefferson Headache Center
Thomas Jefferson University
0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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Migraine is underdiagnosed, frequently misdiagnosed, undertreated, and/or improperly managed, leading to reduced health-related quality of life, increased risk of psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and increased headache-related burden. This activity will improve clinicians' ability to diagnose migraine, resulting in improved outcomes for patients.
Internal medicine/primary care physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs), neurologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with migraine.
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the pathophysiology, etiology, and epidemiology of migraine.
- Discuss clinical signs and symptoms that can help to differentiate migraine from other primary and secondary causes of headache.
Dr. Silberstein discloses the following conflicts of interest.
Consultant: Alder Biopharmaceuticals; Allergan, Inc.; Amgen; Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Curelator, Inc.; Depomed; Dr. Reddy's Laboratories; eNeura Inc.; ElectroCore Medical, LLC; Lilly USA, LLC; Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals; Trigemina, Inc.
Lillian McVey, MCM Education medical writer, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Kathleen Hines, Vice President, Editorial Services, MCM Education, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH, Vice President, Medical Affairs, MCM Education, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Purdue University requires all faculty to disclose any planned discussion of an investigational and/or off-label use of a pharmaceutical product or device within their presentation. Participants should note that the use of products outside FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for approved indications.
In this educational activity, the faculty reports that their presentation will not contain reference to investigational and/or off-label uses.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Purdue University College of Pharmacy and MCM Education. Purdue University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Purdue University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Commercial Support Statements
This activity is supported by educational grants from Avanir Pharmaceuticals and Amgen.
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