Provider Headache Education Symposium

Course Goal

Increase comfort level for diagnosis and management of headache disorders in the primary care and general neurology setting.


A case based and didactic approach to diagnosis and treatment of migraine and other headache disorders. Case presentations and hands-on injection and device training for providers.

Registration Information

Attendee TypeCost
Health Care Provider$75.00
Non-Provider / Industry$150.00
Resident/ Nurse/ Med. Student/ Therapies (PT/SLP/OT)Free
Registration fee includes: Symposium, program materials, and continuing education credits.
Refund and cancellation policy: Barrow reserves the right to cancel or
change any program for due causes. Cancellation of this program by Barrow
or by the participant prior to the start of the conference will result in a full
refund of tuition.

CME Information and Disclosures

The educational activity has now been approved for 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

April 1, 2023
7:55 AM – 3:00 PM PDT

kerry knievel conducting headache exam

Date, Time, and Location

In Person
Saturday, April 1, 2023
7:55 AM – 3:00 PM PDT

Barrow Neurological Institute
Goldman Auditorium
2910 North 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85013

Target Audience

General neurologists, primary care physicians, subspecialty physicians, and advanced practice providers.

Agenda and Speaker Information

All times refer to Arizona time (Pacific Daylight Time).

Kerry Knievel, DOWelcome (7:55 AM)
Shane Root, MDPrimary Headaches—Diagnosis (8:00 AM)
Courtney Schusse, MDTreatment of Primary Headaches (Preventive/Abortive)(8:30 AM)
Kerry Knievel, DOSecondary Headaches—Diagnosis and Brief Treatment (9:00 AM)
Kerry Knievel, DO,
Shane Root, MD,
Courtney Schusse, MD
Q&A (9:30 AM)
Break9:45 AM
Mustafa Yehya, MDTriggers/Phases of Migraine, Complementary Treatment (10:00 AM)
Allison Crain, MDHeadache in Pregnancy and Lactation (10:30 AM)
Glynnis Zieman, MDPosttraumatic Headache (11:00 AM)
Allison Crain, MD,
Mustafa Yehya, MD,
Glynnis Zieman, MD
Q&A (11:30 AM)
Lunch12:00 PM
All FacultyProcedures: Botox, Nerve Block, SPG (1:00 PM)
All FacultyCGRP Monoclonal Antibody Auto Injector Instruction
Kerry Knievel, DO, Mustafa Yehya, MD, and Courtney Schusse, MDHeadache Cases (2:00 PM)
Kerry Knievel, DO, Shane Root, MD,
Mustafa Yehya, MD, and Courtney Schusse, MD
Q&A (3:00 PM)

Commercial Support

No commercial support has been received.

Disclosure Information

In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all financial relationships with any ineligible company held in the last 24 months. Please note that first authors were required to collect and submit disclosure information on behalf all other authors/contributors, if applicable.

Speakers / Moderators / Discussants/Authors
Kerry Knievel, DO
Financial disclosures – Consultancy/Independent Reviewer: Abbvie, Amjen, Biohaven, Lindbeck (Honorarium Received)
Courtney Schusse, MD
Financial disclosures – None
Karissa Secora,  MPAS, PA-C
Financial disclosures – Abbvie, Impel, Amercian Academy of Physicans Assitants Medcial Logiz LLC (Honorarium Received)
Nicholaus Scarfo, MPAS, PA-C
Financial disclosures – None
Shane Root, MD
Financial disclosures – None
Glynnis Zieman, MD
Financial disclosures – None
Allison Crain, MD
Financial disclosures – None
Planning Committee
Keith Martir
Financial disclosures – None