Advanced Headache Diagnosis & Management


  • College of Nursing

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Length

10 credits

Program Type

  • Hybrid


Graduates of the program will have new expertise added to their primary area of clinical education allowing them to better serve a large patient population that they are likely already serving. Case-based and experiential learning will be a major focus of this program. 

This certificate is 10 credits.

Course Credits
NU 685: A Case-Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Pathophysiology of Headache Disorders 4
NU 686: Current and Emerging Treatments and Procedural Skills for Headache Disorders 4
NU 687: Psychological Factors in Headache Medicine with an Introduction to Business Management  2
Total 10

One in-person weekend at Jefferson - Center City campus, in Philadelphia, PA: summer.

  • Simulated physical examination techniques, clinical applications, and procedures  
  • Interactive case-based learning on diagnosis of primary and secondary headache 
  • Jefferson Headache Center Immersion 
  • Discussion Groups
    • Journal Club
    • Jefferson Headache Center Expert Panel: students bring complex cases