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Headache: Hope through Research

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This course provides information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of headaches.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Why Headaches Hurt
  • When to See a Doctor
  • Diagnosing Your Headache
  • Headache Types and Their Treatment
  • Primary Headache Disorders, including Migraine
  • Secondary Headache Disorders
  • Children and Headache
  • Headache and Sleep Disorders
  • Coping with Headache
  • What Research is Being Done?

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the classification of migraine headaches.
  • Identify the brain's "relay station" for pain sensation.
  • Explain the treatment for sleep disorders and secondary headache.
  • Describe causes of a medication overuse headache.

FAQs

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No prerequisites are required for this course.
Yes. Once you read the material and pass your test, you can print your certificate right away from your "My Account" page.
You bet, you can download the course material to your computer. You can then print it off, transfer it to your tablet or whatever works for you. Most folks print of a copy of the test and circle the answers while reading through the material.

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