Pain States 1: Headache Disorders

This presentation will focus on headaches, including migraine and non-migraine, cranial neuralgias, TMJ, Ominous Has, and others.

Faculty: George D. Comerci, Jr., MD, FACP, ADAAPM

Target Audience

This 1-hour CME activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants as well as clinicians who treat chronic pain. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  1. Explain the societal Impact of headaches disorders.
  2. Describe the clinical features of the several headache disorders, including primary and secondary headache disorders, cranial neuralgias, ominous headaches, and temporomandibular dysfunction.          
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Document of Attendance
Course opens: 
06/27/2016
Course expires: 
06/27/2019
Cost:
$0.00

George D. Comerci, Jr, MD, FACP, is a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico where he is actively involved in clinical care and teaching.  He is also a consultant at the UNM Pain Consultation and Treatment Center and  a facilitator of the ECHO Pain and Headache Clinic.   He is an Advanced Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management and, with the help of several colleagues, has developed a curriculum and credentialing examination for pain management intended for use by non-interventional physicians.  Dr. Comerci is a member of the American Academy of Pain Management, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Pain Society and the American College of Physicians.

Staff and Content Validation Reviewer Disclosures
The staff involved with this activity and any content validation reviewers of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Planning Committee/Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Comerci reports that he has nothing to disclose.

Debra Nelson-Hogan, Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.

Cathleen Coneghen, Assistant Director of Education for the Academy of Integrative Pain Management, reports that she has nothing to disclose.


Disclaimer
The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

For questions regarding CME for this activity, you may reach the department of education at the Academy of Integrative Pain Management at education@integrativepain.org.

For successful completion of this activity, please complete a pre-test; utilize the audio recordings synched with the presentation slides and videos to review the content, providing answers to your questions as necessary; and complete a post-test and evaluation following the activity. You will then be prompted to print your certificate. This activity should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

This program is accredited for physicians, nurses, and psychologists. All other clinicians can submit the certificate of attendance upon completion of the program to their licensing boards for consideration of credit.

Physicians

The American Academy of Pain Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Pain Management designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Document of Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/27/2016
Course expires: 
06/27/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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