Activity information

The certificate of this course includes 5 CME credits. To complete the course you need to pass all quizzes. Only participants with an active Pro Membership will be able to claim CME. If you want to claim CME too, please upgrade to a Pro Membership.

Accreditation Statement

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 CME Consultants and Medmastery GmbH. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

CME Consultants designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Desired Outcomes

  1. Recognize and classify primary headache disorders, and variants, using IHS criteria
  2. Obtain a headache history—seeking diagnostic clues and potential treatment avenues
  3. Decide if a patient’s headache signs and symptoms are potentially serious or life threatening
  4. Aid the patient in identifying and addressing their individual triggers for headache events
  5. Evaluate various treatment options and critically determine applicability in your patient’s case
  6. Recognize and analyze medical conditions which may contribute or cause headache pain

Target Audience

This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of physicians Internal Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, ENT, OB-GYN, Advanced Practice Professionals, and Resident Physicians.

Core Competencies

This activity will encompass the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.

Format

The presentational method for this activity will be Lecture and Case Presentation.

Instructions for participation

Each participant must watch all the video lessons, successfully pass all quizzes of this activity with a grade of 70% or higher and complete a post-evaluation form. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately for download. If you receive a score of 69% or less, you may retake the quiz until successful.

Hardware and software requirements

Medmastery requires a modern Web browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the latest version of Adobe Flash. Moreover, a PDF-Reader is required in order to view certain downloads. For questions or technical support, please contact [email protected].

Disclosure statement

Planners

The following planners for this activity have stated they have no relevant financial relationships: Franz Wiesbauer, MD, MPH; Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD; Jessica Caporuscio; Asha Daigle; Shirley Hutchinson; Clemens Lang, MD; Tori O’Daniel; Laura Pacey, PhD; Jessica Phillips, MD; Magdalena Schimke, PhD; Anna Wonnerth, MD; William T. Choctaw, MD, JD; Harold D. Damuth, Jr., MD; Lester Holstein, MD; Michael Marchiano, MD; Nancy Williams; Priscilla Graham; and Stephanie Santos.

Faculty

Robert J. Coni, DO, EdS has nothing to disclose. The course content has been peer-reviewed for content validity and found to be evidenced-based, fair, balanced, and free from commercial bias.

Privacy statement

Medmastery is committed to protecting the privacy of personal and other information of its members. Medmastery will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the ACCME. Medmastery will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CME Internet-based program. Medmastery collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request. Additional information regarding Medmastery’s Privacy Policy can be viewed at: https://www.medmastery.com/privacy-policy

Launch Date

August 24, 2020.

Expiration Date

This activity is valid for credit through August 24, 2022.