The National Headache Foundation
The NHF is a non-profit organization, which was started more than 50 yrs ago. Their mission has been to further awareness with regard to headache and migraine.
The National Headache foundation offers a plethora of educational and clinical resources for patients and clinicians. They have collected the most comprehensive information on headache disorders and migraine disease, which they make freely available to everyone. You will find an easy to use "Health Care Provider Finder" which helps to connects patients to expert and caring providers. They offer information on provider certification, recent publications, ongoing clinical trials, as well as webinars and resources for our Veterans.
Dr. Timothy Smith, MD, RPh, FACP, AQH
Join Dr. Timothy Smith as he
discusses the Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) from the National Headache Foundation.
Almost 40 million Americans live with migraine disease and headache disorders. If you’ve worked in headache medicine for more than three years, be recognized for your ability to care for the most prevalent neurological disease in the world. Please visit, www.headaches.org for more information.
The American Headache Society (AHS)
The AHS is a professional society made up of of health care providers dedicated to the study and treatment of headache. The Society’s objective is to promote the exchange of information and ideas concerning the causes and treatments of headache and related painful disorders.
The primary functions of our Society are to educate physicians, healthcare professionals, and the public and to encourage scientific research. The AHS offers the Annual Scientific Meeting, which is a comprehensive headache symposium, regional symposia for neurologists and family practice physicians, publication of the journal Headache and sponsorship of the American Migraine Foundation.
The Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation (DHCREF) was founded in 1987 with a mission to promote headache education to physicians and allied health professionals. For over 3 decades, DHCREF along with the Diamond Headache Inpatient Unit at Amita Health St. Joseph Hospital Chicago has jointly sponsored online headache education initiatives.
Explorer the many Free CME opportunities, including, but not limited to:
Click the image above to access the FREE CMES. More info on the DHCREF homepage here: https://dhc-fdn.org/
The Next Generation Migraine Therapies (NGMT) initiative is a comprehensive program designed to provide a multi-faceted approach to migraine education offered at NO COST to healthcare providers.
The conference is brought to you by the American Headache Society. The program will cover the diagnosis and treatment of migraine and updates on the latest science.
LOCATION: n-person and virtual options available Hilton Portland Downtown 921 SW 6th Ave Portland, OR 97204
Unable to attend Next Generation Migraine Therapies in-person? Register for the Education On Demand program to view past NGMT content for up to 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Offered through the National Headache Foundation
Amazing FREE educational resources for patients, including but not limited to:
FIND A CERTIFIED HA PROVIDER:
The National Headache Foundation offers a downloadable Dietary guide to education providers and patients about particular foods that may trigger headaches in certain individuals on occasion. The experts recommend that patients keep a food diary to help them identify foods they have eaten before a migraine attack, and see whether the removal of these foods from their diet may reduce or eliminate headaches.
The Brain Institute at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) has a wonderful has a very helpful information for patients and clinicians regarding making correct Headache diagnoses, Tracking symptoms, associated anxiety and depression, imaging, and treatment including both pharmacological therapies as well as life-style changes.
Lecturer: Alicia Duyvejonck, DNP
Alicia is one of our most sought after APP2APP Trainer/Mentors for Headache. She currently the Program Director for the first Headache Clinic in the Genesis Health Care system in Davenport, IA. Alicia was the primary developer of this multidisciplinary Headache Clinic, which is set to open June, 2022.
In addition to valuing evidence-based medicine, Alicia is a strong believer in the benefits of multi-disciplinary care to optimize patient outcomes. She strives to provide interventions that will improve symptoms and quality of life, while maintaining respect for the patient's healthcare values and beliefs whenever possible.
Alicia received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Iowa University in 2014. She has been a certified Headache Specialist through the National Headache Foundation since 2018, and she is an active member of the American Headache Society. Alicia was recently invited to be a board member of the Quad Cities NP/AP Alliance.
Lecturer: Alicia Duyvejonck, ARNP, DNP Join Alicia, our APP2APP Headache specialist, Program Director of the Headache Clinic in Genesis Health Care System in Davenport, IA as she discusses what Headache specialists want their colleagues to know.
Over 31 million Americans live with migraine , and roughly one half of them receive an incorrect diagnosis; thus, inadequate treatment. Join Alicia as she discusses migraine pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options which have proven successful in her patient care setting.
Lecturer: Alicia Duyvejonck, ARNP, DNP
Join Alicia, our APP2APP Headache specialist, Program Director of the Headache Clinic in Genesis Health Care System in Davenport, IA, as she explains how to differentiate between primary and secondary HA.
Alicia will discuss the SNOOP-4 criteria, which will help you discern if your patient requires emergency care. Up to 18% of patient’s presenting to tertiary care centers have underlying secondary cause for headache. Primary headache patients can also develop secondary headaches that are important to identify.
Lecturer: Alicia Duyvejonck, ARNP, DNP
Join Alicia, our APP2APP Headache specialist, Program Director of the Headache Clinic in Genesis Health Care System in Davenport, IA, as she discusses the newest drugs on the market to treat Headache.
Alicia will discuss new oral medications such as gepants, which target and reduce CGRP (calcitonin gene-related peptide) reducing inflammation, ditans (lasmiditan), the new liquid NSAID (celecoxib), intranasal dihydroergotamine (DHE), new injections that have recently come to market, as well as the newest monoclonal antibody infusion that targets CGRP (eptinezumab).