Emerging Therapies in the Preventive Care of Migraine

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Emerging Therapies in the Preventive Care of Migraine!

Join us for this breakfast symposium at the Update in Headache Meeting and earn 1.0 credit hour of continuing education. The meeting includes complimentary breakfast.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
6:45 am - 7:45 am

The Westin Michigan Avenue
Great Lakes Grand Ballroom
909 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Join the discussion with our faculty as they present the most up-to-date information being reported in clinical trials for the new calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitors. Whether you’re learning this information for the first time or you want to hear more of the latest information about the promise of new therapies on the horizon for preventive treatment of chronic and episodic migraine, you’ll leave this session with a new insight into how what’s happening in clinical trials today will impact your practice in the near future.

This activity is designed for clinicians who have an interest in migraine and other headache disorders in attendance at the Update in Headache 2017 Meeting.

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Outline current challenges and barriers to the effective prevention of migraine
  • Describe the role of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in the pathophysiology of migraine
  • Identify emerging treatments with novel mechanisms of action
  • Summarize data focusing on new and emerging preventive treatments for episodic and chronic migraine
Merle L. Diamond, MD Merle L. Diamond, MD - Chair
President, Managing Director
Diamond Headache Clinic
Chicago, Illinois
Robert G. Kaniecki, MD Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
Director, the Headache Center
Chief, Headache Division
Assistant Director, Neurology Residency Training Program
Director, Headache Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Breakfast will be provided.

6:45 am – 6:50 am Moderator's Welcome and Activity Overview
6:50 am – 7:05 am The Migraine Evolution Process and Treatment Today
  • Only one-third of people with migraine who meet guidelines for preventive treatments receive them; how does this compare to your practice?
  • A closer look at preventive treatment: an area of substantial unmet need and how we can optimize the appropriate use of preventive treatments
7:05 am – 7:35 am Moving From Bench to Practice: Expert Perspectives on the Future of Prevention in Migraine
  • A look at the unique features of CGRP mAbs while examining new data across current clinical trials
7:35 am – 7:45 am Audience Feedback/Panel Discussion
  • What are your challenges in the treatment of migraine?

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MediCom Worldwide, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is acceptable for 1.0 contact hour of Continuing Education Credit. Universal Activity Number: 827-0000-17-177-L01-P. Knowledge-based CPE activity.

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There are no fees for participating in this activity. In order to receive credit, all participants must complete the Activity Evaluation Form following the activity. Partial credit will not be awarded for this activity. Participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the self-assessment portion of the form to qualify for CE credit. CME/CNE certificates will be e-mailed 4 weeks following receipt of a completed, qualified form. Pharmacist credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor 4 weeks following receipt of a completed, qualified form.

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Supported by an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals