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NUR168 - Headache in Adults & Children (2.0 HR)

Purpose: To enhance the participant’s knowledge of types of headaches common in adults and children, diagnosis, and treatment. Objectives: 1. Differentiate headache categories relative to adults and children; 2. Explain rebound headache; 3. Identify five headache patterns in children; 4. Discuss migraine headache in adults and children, diagnosis and treatment; 5. Discuss the importance of the headache diary; 6. Describe collaborative care utilized with the headache patient; 7. List potential migraine triggers; 8. Discuss nursing diagnoses and interventions related to the child/adult with headache; 9. Explain client/family education relative to the client with headache; 10. Discuss pharmacologic intervention, nursing implications and interventions, and client/family teaching. Continuing Education Credits: 2.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 2.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 2.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 2.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 2.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 2.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.