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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Clinical Sciences : Pain Management

Postgraduate Course: Prophylactic Treatment of Migraine and Other Headaches (PAMA11045)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course reviews aspects relating to the use of preventive treatments for migraine and other headache types. It will focus on
Patients suitable for prevention
A review of the clinical profiles of available treatments
Practical advice for the use of preventive treatments
Looking forward to future preventive treatments.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
This module provides a strong understanding of: Preventative pharmacotherapy of migraine, chronic migraine, tension type headaches, TACs and miscellaneous headaches; Withdrawal therapy; Therapeutic options during pregnancy; Surgical and interventional therapies.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements None
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Christopher Mckenzie
Tel: 0131 242 6130
Email: Christopher.McKenzie@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Paul Gladwell
Tel: 0131 242 6460
Email: Paul.Gladwell@ed.ac.uk
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