Pediatric Headache: When to Worry

Pediatric Headache: When to Worry

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About

Welcome to the Boston Children’s Hospital online CME course “Pediatric Headache,” presented by Dr. Edward R. Smith, Co-Director of the Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center at Boston Children's Hospital. This course provides an evidence-based review of headache in children, how to evaluate headaches that are more concerning, and the conditions that warrant neurosurgical consultation.

Instructional Time

0 hour, 45 minutes

Target Audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Primary Care Physicians and Family Physicians

Expiration Dates

  • Released: January 1th, 2018
  • Reviewed: January 1th, 2018
  • Expires: January 1th, 2020

Course Format

Self-paced, using text and video, with post-test assessments. Requires 80% or higher score to earn CME credit. Online course assessment. Requires Safari (v6 or higher), Chrome (v38 or higher), Internet Explorer (v11 or higher), or Firefox (v23 or higher).

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Learning Objectives

The objectives of this course are to enhance clinicians' ability to:

  • Identify worrisome headaches
  • Evaluate symptoms of secondary headaches
  • Determine when to refer to a specialist

Contributors

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Dr. Edward R. Smith, MD

Director, Pediatric Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

Co-Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center

Co-Director, Head, Neck, and Skull Base Surgery Program

Associate in Neurosurgery

R. Michael Scott Chair in Neurosurgery Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Disclosures

In accordance with the disclosure policy of Boston Children's Hospital and the standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, course planners, speakers and content reviewers list below any relevant relationships they or their spouse/partner have to companies producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.

Instructor Disclosures

No disclosures to report:

Dr. Edward Smith

Content Reviewers

No disclosures to report:

Dan Schwartz

Boston Children's Hospital CME Manager Disclosures

No disclosures to report:

Lesley Niccolini

Commercial and Financial Support Disclosure

This program receives no commercial support.