Evolving Therapies for Migraine Prophylaxis and Treatment – An Opportunity for Community and Retail Pharmacists

Description

In order to make appropriate interventions, community pharmacists should have a clear understanding of the role of traditional and newly available therapies in migraine management. Pharmacists in the community setting have frequent interaction with patients and are ideally positioned to recognize those suffering from migraine headaches to improve health outcomes.

Speakers: Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS, Harvard Medical School ; Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, FFSMB, Remitigate 

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Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology, epidemiology, etiology, and diagnostic and treatment challenges associated with migraine headaches.
  2. Compare and contrast traditional and novel treatment modalities for abortive treatment of migraine headaches.
  3. Compare and contrast traditional and novel treatment modalities for prophylactic treatment of migraine headaches. 
  4. Summarize the role of the community pharmacist in individualizing therapy for migraine headaches to improve adherence to therapy and optimize health outcomes.

 

 
 

Supporter

Presented by Pharmacy Times Continuting Education.

 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Satellite Symposia
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 22
Time: 
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Room: 
Gaylord National Resort - Cherry Blossom Ballroom
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.15
Activity Type:
Application-based