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Course Director

Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH
Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Accredited by

Penn State College of Medicine

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2018-Nov-23
Expiration Date:2019-Nov-22
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, an expert in neurology discusses the diagnosis of episodic or chronic migraine, as well as data on available and emerging therapeutic treatment options for migraine treatment and prevention.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Employ available tools and established criteria to accurately diagnose patients with episodic or chronic migraine
  • Use available therapies for the acute treatment and prevention of episodic and chronic migraine
  • Analyze available data on emerging therapies for the acute treatment of migraine
  • Recognize the potential impact that novel therapies may have on the acute treatment of migraine
  • Assess key data on the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of emerging therapies for episodic and chronic migraine prevention
  • Identify the potential implications of novel therapies on the future of episodic and chronic migraine prevention

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of family/general practitioners and other clinicians involved in the treatment of migraines.

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: November 23, 2018 - November 22, 2019
Time to Complete: 60 minutes

Faculty and 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

Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH
Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for electroCore, Inc. and Promius Pharma, LLC.
Grant/Research Support from Autonomic Technologies, Inc.; Axonoptics; Eli Lilly and Company; Merck & Co., Inc.; and Zosano Pharma Corporation.
Speakers Bureau participant with Allergan; Amgen Inc.; Autonomic Technologies, Inc.; electroCore, Inc.; Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Advisory Board for Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.; Allergan; electroCore, Inc.; Amgen Inc.; Biohaven Pharmaceutical; Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; and Zosano Pharma Corporation.
Editorial Board for Neurology Reviews.
Contributing Author for MedLink Corporation and WebMD LLC (Medscape).
Medical-Legal: Served as expert witness for both plaintiff and defense counsel in cases of idiopathic intracranial hypertension.
Board of Directors for American Headache Society, Spinal CSF Leak Foundation.

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, and 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 1.0 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 ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu. Reference course # G6357-19-T.

Providership


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

Support

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Allergan, Amgen, and 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.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports. For approved prescribing information, please consult the manufacturer’s product labeling.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerView or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

About This CME Activity

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