Headache in Children: Identification and ManagementEvent Date
April 20, 2013
8:00AM - 1:00PM
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
1468 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
Register for this course
Headache is a very frequent complaint in childhood and adolescents. However, it is often ignored by parents, under-recognized and under-treated by physicians. Up to 40% of preteens have headaches once a week, and by adolescence up to 1/4 of children meet criteria for migraine
Course Brochure [PDF]
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Recognize a child with migraine and assess impact on quality of life
- Implement basic behavioral modifications and trigger management in children with
- Explain the basic underlying pathophysiology behind migraine to colleagues and patients
- Identify patients with risk factors for secondary headache and know when it is appropriate to use
imaging and how to order it
Who Should Attend?
Pediatricians and General Neurologists, RN and other Healthcare Professionals
$ 75 Practicing Physicians
$ 50 Resident, Fellows*
$ 50 Affiliated Faculty & Other Allied Health Professionals
* Registration Form must be accompanied by a letter of verification from
Department Chairman or Chief of Service or copy of badge identification
Parking is available on East 99th Street between Madison and Park Avenues.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Verification of Attendance
Verification of attendance will be provided to all professionals.
It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculties participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course materials.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special needs or accommodations please contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School at (212) 731-7950.
All cancellations must be confirmed in writing to The Page and William Post-Graduate School by March 29, 2013. No refunds will be made after that date for cancellations or 'no-shows.'
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