20 April 2023

Clinical Course at a Specialized Headache Center

Meet real life patients and learn how to obtain correct diagnosis, how to interview and inform patients, how to make an optimal management plan, and how to follow up on these patients.Scanning of headache patient

All aspects including the role of physiotherapists, nurses, secretaries and psychologists will be covered and you will get hands on experience with injections of botulinum toxin and greater occipital nerve blockades.

The course is organized as a combination of hands on management of patients and lectures, which will be mainly cased based. The course will include homework, where you will have to prepare clinically oriented presentations. At the end you will have learned how a multidisciplinary tertiary headache centre managing complex headache patients is organized and how to put previously acquired theory into practice.











The course will give insight into work at an internationally recognized headache centre, and will strengthen your knowledge about rare types of headache and patients with severe symptoms accompanied by marked comorbidity or treatment resistance.

You will acquire data, knowledge about invasive treatment strategies, and knowledge about communicating and teaching about headache disorders. You will be able to evaluate treatment strategies and make the optimal diagnoses of patients with rare and difficult to treat headache disorders.

During the course, you will learn to initiate follow up programs, suggest treatment adjustment over time and assess and critically present cases and scientific articles about treatment and multidisciplinary intervention. You will be able to initiate and administer GON-blocks and treatment with Botulinum toxin in relevant patients.

On completion of the course, you should be able to optimize the diagnostic and therapeutic process of rare headache disorders and patients with severe symptoms, and contribute to future teaching, communication and research in interdisciplinary treatment. Lastly, you should be able to initiate new organizational measures and to develop national and international treatment guidelines on scientific basis.










Course details
Duration: 3 weeks; 15 days of clinical stay
Dates: Group 1: 16-20 October 2023 (e-learning) and 23 October - 10 November 2023 (clinical)
Group 2: 8-12 January 2024 (e-learning) and 15 January - 2 February 2024 (clinical)
Only available every second year
Place: The Danish Headache Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course fee:
EU/EEA citizens: 15,000 DKK
Non-EU/EEA citizens: 22,000 DKK
Level and credit: Master's course; 10 ECTS
Examination: Exam date 
Application deadline:
21 August 2023
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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