Educational Courses


A Migraine Toolbox: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

This free CME Course on managing migraine is a thorough overview of migraine care with various downloadable tools (questionnaires, patient handouts, guidelines and more) created by, and for, a wide spectrum of medical professionals.

This educational program will enable primary care physicians, mid-levels, nurses, pharmacists, otolaryngologists, emergency care clinicians, gastroenterologists, and other non-headache specialists to care for migraine patients.

Module 1 - Diagnosis and pathophysiology

Module 2 - Treatment

Module 3 - Specialty Care, Part 1
Pediatric Care
Urgent Care
Post-traumatic Headache
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Module 4 - Specialty Care, Part 2
Medication Overuse Headache
Vestibular Migraine
Cluster Headache
Hormone-related Issues

National Headache Foundation Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Headache Medicine Examination Application 

For physicians, physician assistants, advance practice nurses, dentists and clinical psychologists who include migraine care within their scope of practice, the National Headache Foundation offers a Certificate of Added Qualification, or CAQ, in Headache Medicine.  The CAQ involves an exam, a fee and renewal every 5 years.