Management of Headache in Pregnancy and During Lactation
(NPWH Activity Number J 23-01)
Dalisa Barquero, DNP, MPH, WHNP-BC, is a women’s health nurse practitioner, clinical lead, at Mountain Park Health Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Amber S. Shapton, DNP, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, is medical director at Lincoln Avenue Medical-Dental Center, Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, in Yakima, Washington.
Target Audience: Women’s health nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses who provide women’s and gender-related healthcare.
Approval CE Approval Period: Now through February 28, 2025
Post-tests must be completed during the approval period with a passing score of 70% or higher to earn CE. No refunds will be issued if the activity is not completed within the approval period.
This activity has been approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hours.
- Differentiate three primary headache types and red flags for secondary headaches.
- Discuss non-pharmacologic options for prevention and management of primary headaches during pregnancy and lactation.
- Describe pharmacologic options and special considerations for their use in prevention and management of primary headaches during pregnancy and lactation.
Accreditation Statement This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) for 1.0 contact hours.
Faculty Disclosures The authors have no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this article
Successful Completion Requires participants to:
- Read the objectives, disclosures, and disclaimers.
- Watch the activity and review the handout.
- Complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
- Complete the session evaluation.
- Print your CE certificate.
- Go to your profile to view all earned certificates.
Commercial Support This activity has no commercial support.
Pricing Member/ Student Member: Free
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