An In Depth Look at Migraines

Date: 4/3/2019 - 4/3/2022

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Contact Hours: 2.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-0000-19-001-H01-T



The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians

This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program.

Author: Lorenza Jackson, RPhT, CPI, MBA

About the Author: Lorenza Jackson is a Certified Postsecondary Instructor with over two decades of pharmcay experience. She holds a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and a Master's in Business Administration with a specialization in Health Care Management.  She currently works at a health care company in clinical pharmacy operations.

Ms. Jackson has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program. 
This program received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.

Goals & Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the differences between the types of migraines,

  • Distinguish the difference between migraines and headaches,

  • Identify the four phases of a migraine attack,

  • Identify the two major types of migraines and associated symptoms

  • Recognize triggers that can provoke a migraine attack,

  • Recognize the treatment categories, drug classifications and therapeutic effect, and

  • Describe how the information in this program can be utilized to reduce migraine stigma and improve patient care and outcomes.

Release Date: 04/03/2019
Expiration Date: 04/03/2022