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Class of 2023
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Session Title:
Headaches in Children
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 1
Lecture = 1
Headache(Peds); Scope: a) Migraine with and without aura, b) Tension-type headache, c) Raised intracranial pressure, d) Meningitis, e) Sinusitis, f) Brain neoplasms, g) Cervical lymphadenitis
Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 1 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
8061 Classify and list the criteria for the major headache syndromes
8062 Apply the principles of history taking, examination and investigations of children with headaches, including: a) onset with reference to the time of the day b) location c) quality and intensity d) aggravating and/or relieving factors e) frequency f) associated features h) treatments used
8063 Outline the principles of appropriate investigations of children with headaches, including CT head scan and spinal tap
8064 Outline the principles and management of migraine and tension type headache, including acute treatment and prophylactic treatments
8065 Describe the impact of migraine headaches and its treatment on the patient and their families and the patient’s response to the illness

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
9893 Identify and diagnose key clinical problems
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
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Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
me-1 Medical Expert
Perform a complete and accurate patient-centred history appropriate to the patient’s presentation.
me-2 Medical Expert
Perform a complete and accurate physical examination appropriate to the patient’s presentation.
me-3 Medical Expert
Formulate an initial plan of appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures relevant to the patient’s presentation.
me-4 Medical Expert
Develop a differential diagnosis and key clinical problem list following assessment of a patient.
me-5 Medical Expert
Develop a management plan for key clinical problems following assessment of a patient.
me-6 Medical Expert
Apply knowledge of the clinical, socio-behavioural, and fundamental biomedical sciences relevant to a clinical problem.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives