UW School of Nursing
August 9, 2021
Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2020 | How We are Using Psychiatric Meds in Headache
Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2020
Is it All in Your Head? How We are Using Psychiatric Meds in Headache
Kate Kennedy, ARNP-BC, CAQ in Headache Medicine
Neurology Nurse Practitioner, Overlake Neuroscience Institute, Bellevue
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:
- Name 3 psychotropic medications used in headache.
- Describe how to select these medications for certain types of headache in patients with selected psychiatric conditions.
- Describe how transcranial magnetic stimulation is used in psychiatry as well as in migraines.