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A&E Survival Guide - Headaches

7th Dec 2023
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
7th Dec 2023
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
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Attendance certificate available
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Description

This session of the A+E Survival Guide series will cover headache and its variety of causes. This interactive teaching is aimed at medical students and junior doctors. Through case-based discussions, and MCQs, attendees will learn how to recognise different presentations, understand how to perform a neurological examination, become aware of red flag symptoms and learn common management strategies. Join us at 6pm!

Summary

This teaching session will provide medical professionals with the essential tools for diagnosing and managing common headache presentations in Accident and Emergency departments. Topics covered will include migraines, cluster headaches, neurological disorders, and causes such as intoxication and trauma. Tips and strategies for patient management and communication are also included. Attendees will learn first-hand how best to help their patients with headache-related issues in the fast-paced A&E environment.
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Learning objectives

1. Learn to identify signs and symptoms of different headache types including migraines, tension headaches, and sinus headaches. 2. Understand the recommended treatments of different headache types including the use of medications and lifestyle changes. 3. Learn which individuals are at greatest risk for headaches and in need of additional specialized care. 4. Be aware of potential red flags and emergency situations that warrant a patient being sent to an A&E or referred for more specialized care. 5. Understand how to inform patients about preventative care measures to reduce the frequency and severity of headaches.
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7th Dec 2023
6:00 - 7:30pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
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Free
ONLINE