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KOL Knockout: Headache Edition: Novel Preventative and Acute Therapies for Migraine

By: Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS; Meridith Barad, MD; Wade Cooper, DO; Stephanie Nahas-Geiger MD; and Umer Najib, MD.

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Webinar Credits: 1

Several novel therapies, including pharmacological agents and devices, for the treatment of migraine have recently entered the market and additional therapies are on the horizon. These therapies offer options for patients who have migraine that is refractory to treatment or who are unable to use existing migraine treatments due to tolerability issues or contraindications.

Expiration Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Release Date: August 22, 2020

Learning Objectives

This initiative is designed to address and resolve the educational needs through the following educational objectives:

  • Diagnose migraine comorbidities and coexisting headache disorders, appraise the available tools and execute management strategies for these conditions.
  • Recognize patients who are in need of preventive therapy for migraines and distinguish among existing and novel preventive therapies for migraine, specifically CGRP-antibodies and their mechanism of their action.
  • Rate acute medication options for treatment of migraine, including the newer acute therapies, ubrogepant, rimegepant and lasmiditan, and explain their mechanism of action and the indications for their use.
  • Compare neuro-modulatory devices that are approved for use in treatment of migraine and the indications for their use.

Accreditation and Designation Statement

Accreditation Statement
Evolve Medical Education LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

Evolve Medical Education LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Disclosures


Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS
Program Moderator
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Headache/Sports Neurology/Concussion Specialist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
Boston, MA

Meredith Barad, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesia (Pain Medicine),
and Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Program Director and Associate Division Chief, Pain Education
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Redwood City, CA

Wade Cooper, DO
Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology and Anesthesiology
Director, Headache & Neuropathic Pain
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Stephanie J. Nahas, MD, MSEd, FAHS, FAAN
Director, Headache Medicine
Fellowship Program
Associate Professor,
Department of Neurology
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Headache Center
Philadelphia, PA

Umer Najib, MD, FAHS
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, WVU Headache Center
Program Director,
Headache Medicine Fellowship
Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

 

DISCLOSURE POLICY
It is the policy of Evolve that faculty and other individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity disclose any real or apparent conflict of interests relating to the topics of this educational activity. Evolve has full policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

The following faculty/staff members have the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS, and/or spouse/partner has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant: Allergan, Amgen, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly, Supernus, Theranica, and Teva.

Meredith Barad, MD, and/or spouse/partner has no financial agreements or affiliation during the past year with commercial interests.

Wade Cooper, DO, and/or spouse/partner has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant: Allergan, Amgen, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Dolor Technologies, Eli Lilly, Lundbeck, Teva, and Theranica. Stock/Shareholder: Dolor Technologies.

Stephanie Nahas, MD, MSEd, FAHS, FAAN, and/or spouse/partner has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant: Allergan/Abbvie, Amgen/Novartis, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly, Impel, Supernus, Teva, Theranica, Varsa, and Zosana. Speaker’s Bureau: Allergan/Abbvie, Amgen/Novartis, ElectroCare, Eli Lilly, Supernus, and Teva.

Umer Najib, MD, FAHS, and/or spouse/partner has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Speaker’s Bureau: Allergan.

The Evolve staff, planners and peer reviewer have no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Welcome to KOL Knockout: Headache Edition: Novel Preventative and Acute Therapies for Migraine.

Please click “Begin Program” to open the Zoom session for the live program.

 

 

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