Course Director

David W. Dodick, MD
David W. Dodick, MD

Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

Accredited by

Penn State College of Medicine

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2017-Dec-27
Expiration Date:2018-Dec-26
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, an expert in headache disorders discusses the evolving role of anti-CGRP monoclonal antibodies in episodic and chronic migraine prevention.

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

  • Apply established diagnostic criteria to distinguish between patients with episodic and chronic migraine
  • Recognize the benefits and shortcomings of established therapies for episodic and chronic migraine prevention
  • Analyze recent and late-breaking clinical trial data on emerging anti–calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibodies for episodic or chronic migraine prevention
  • Identify patients with episodic or chronic migraine who might benefit from preventive treatment with anti-CGRP monoclonal antibodies

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of neurologists and other clinicians involved in migraine prevention and management.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: December 27, 2017 - December 26, 2018
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, Penn State College of Medicine has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director

David W. Dodick, MD
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona

David W. Dodick, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Acorda Therapeutics; Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc.; Allergan; Autonomic Technologies, Inc.; BioCentric, Inc.; Biohaven Pharmaceutical; Boston Scientific Corporation; Charleston Laboratories, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; eNeura Inc.; Insys Therapeutics, Inc.; Magellan BioScience Group, Inc.; Noscira, S.A.; Promius Pharma, LLC; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA; Theranica Ltd.; Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.; Trigemina, Inc.; Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.; and Zosano Pharma Corporation.
Honoraria from Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning; Chameleon Communications; Global Scientific Communications; Haymarket Medical Education; HealthLogix; Medicom; Medscape; MeetingLogiX; Miller Medical; UpToDate; WebMD; and Wiley Blackwell.
Shareholder in Epien, Inc.; Healint; Mobile Health; Noscira, S.A.; and Theranica.
Other Financial or Material Support from Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press in the form of Book Royalty. Board position for Epien Inc. and King-Devick Technologies, Inc.

Medical Director

Kirk A. Tacka, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kirk A. Tacka, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Other PVI staff who may potentially review content for this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Penn State College of Medicine staff and faculty involved in the development and review of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Providership, Credit & Support

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 Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Penn State College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Information about CME credit for this activity is available by contacting Penn State at 717-531-6483 or Reference course # G6158-18-T.


This CME activity is jointly provided by Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.


This activity is supported by an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

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