Migraine Management: Evidence and Updates on Conventional Rx and CATs

1.0 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered at a reduced rate to NAPNAP Members. This continuing education activity rate is $10 for NAPNAP Members. For non- members, this continuing education activity rate is $20. 

This presentation will cover the latest research, new medications and updated practice guidelines in pediatric migraine management as well as how to evaluate and use the current evidence in practice.

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 1.0 is pharmacology content.

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Keywords: Migraine, medication

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

• Review updated practice guidelines of preventive and acute migraine treatments in children and adolescents.
• Identify at least two complementary alternative medicines in treating pediatric migraines with supportive evidence for safety and efficacy.
• Identify some common vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements and other alternative modalities used in managing pediatric migraines.
• Describe at least two key elements of treatment to counsel the patient/family.

Course summary
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Sharon B. Stevenson, DNP, APRN, PPCNP-BC
Dr. Sharon Stevenson is a board-certified PNP and clinical assistant professor in the University of Arkansas for Medicine College of Nursing pediatric primary care PNP Masters and DNP programs. Though her educational training and certification are in primary care, the majority of her 25 years of clinical practice has focused on the specialty area of pediatric neurology with an interest in epilepsy and headache management. As a person with a history of migraines and a son with migraines, this topic is both professional and personal.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours


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