UW School of Nursing

August 9, 2021

Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2020 | How We are Using Psychiatric Meds in Headache

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Is it All in Your Head? How We are Using Psychiatric Meds in Headache
On-Demand Program


Kate Kennedy, ARNP-BC, CAQ in Headache Medicine
Neurology Nurse Practitioner, Overlake Neuroscience Institute, Bellevue

Target Audience

For psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Name 3 psychotropic medications used in headache.
  2. Describe how to select these medications for certain types of headache in patients with selected psychiatric conditions.
  3. Describe how transcranial magnetic stimulation is used in psychiatry as well as in migraines.