Curriculum

College

  • College of Nursing

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Type

  • Hybrid

Prerequisites
Graduate degree
3.0 GPA

MD, DO, DDS, NP, PA-C, PhD

Contact

Name: Hannah R. Smith, PhD
Positions:
  • Academic Program Director
  • Assistant Dean, JCN
  • Assistant Professor

901 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Program Contact

Name: Simy Parikh, MD
Position: Assistant Professor , Department of Neurology
Organization: Jefferson Headache Center

900 Walnut Street
Philadelphia , PA 19147

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
Headache Course I: Diagnosis and Pathophysiology of Headache 4
Headache Course II: Treatment of Primary and Secondary Headache 4
Headache Course III: Psychological Factors and Business Management 2
Total 10

Two in-person weekends at Jefferson - Center City campus, in Philadelphia, PA: winter and 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