17 May 2021

Organization of Headache Care and Clinical Practice

Learn about the present global organization of headache service, the pro- et con for the various service models, and the models applicability in the clinic and in various health care systems.

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The service for specific groups as children, the elderly and patients with severe comorbid conditions will also be covered. The strategies and existing evidence for the individual elements of a multidisciplinary headache clinic will be presented and discussed.

Research methods, study planning and organization of new clinical studies and protocols for clinical trials will be presented in lectures and discussed in groups. The students will be  encouraged to present and plan new studies and will be assisted with feed back to their protocols and strategies from the other students and the lecturers.











During the course, you will gain insight into existing interdisciplinary treatment options for both in patients and outpatients. You will gain knowledge about the present organization of headache treatment, research strategies and international network groups.

You will be able to make an optimal assessment and selection of treatment options for the individual patient, to choose a correct combination of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment and to select the right patients for neuromodulation treatment.

The course give you the ability to assess and critically discuss scientific articles on multidisciplinary and non-pharmacological treatment. Moreover, you will learn to initiate or contribute to establishing new research networks and collaborations.

On completion of the course, you should be able to make relevant selections and optimize the available treatment process, contribute to the future development of new treatments on a scientific basis, as well as initiate new treatment studies.










Course details
Duration: 5 weeks; 5 days on campus
Dates: 17 May - 11 June 2021 (e-learning) and 
14-18 June 2021 (campus)
Only available every second year
Place: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course fee:
EU/EEA citizens: 10,000 DKK
Non-EU/EEA citizens: 15,100 DKK

Level and credit: Master's course; 7.5 ECTS
Examination: Exam date 
Application deadline:
Course: 8 weeks prior to course start
Master of Headache Disorders: 1 May 2020
Admission: To be admitted, you must meet the admission criteria for Master of Headache Disorders 

The opening of the application period is announced via the programme newsletter.
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