BPNA Annual Conference
Distance Learning in Paediatric Neurology
PET 123 Paediatric Epilepsy Training
Childrens Headache Training
Child Brain Research

Course Booking


CHaT Glasgow, Friday 6 October 2017

Course Duration: 1-day
Cost: GBP:205.00
Reduced Cost: GBP:N/A

Total Course Places: 40 (6 standard places currently available; 0 reduced rate places available)
CPD Points: 6. You will be able to download a pdf of your CPD certificate following attendance at the course
Pre course reading will be available to download after completing your booking


IET Glasgow: Teacher building
14 St. Enoch Square
G1 4DB

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Website: http://teacherbuilding.theiet.org/

Telephone: 0141 566 1871

Car parking: Venue secured special rate with Jamaica St Car Park corner of Howard Street & Jamaica Street

Public transport: The nearest train station is Glasgow Central (5 min walk) Glasgow’s St Enoch Station is approximately 20 yards from the building entrance. Queen Street station is approx 15 mins away


Children's Headache Training (CHaT) has been designed to improve knowledge and skills amongst health professionals who care for children and young people with headache. By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

  • Take a headache-focussed history and undertake a relevant examination
  • Classify headache based on this information alone (reducing reliance on investigation)
  • Learn about pathophysiology of headache
  • Know which elements of the history / examination mandate brain imaging or other tests
  • Diagnose and manage migraine, migraine variants and other primary headache types
  • Diagnose secondary headaches and take initial steps in their management



08.45-09.15 Registration with tea and coffee
09.15-09.30 Introduction (lecture)
09.30-09.50 Epidemiology and classification (lecture)
09.50-10.25 History and examination (lecture)
10.25-10.50 Tea and coffee break
10.50-11.50 Important secondary headaches and red flags (workshop)
11.50-12.10 Migraine - pathophysiology and classification (lecture)
12.10-12.25 Periodic syndromes (lecture)
12.25-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.45 Management of migraine (workshop)
14.45-15.05 Tension-type and short duration headaches (lecture)
15.05-15.25 Tea and coffee break
15.25-15.45 Chronic daily headache (lecture)
15.45-16.45 Management of tension-type and other primary headaches (workshop)
16.45-17.00 Summing up and close (whole group)



This course has been developed for:

  • Consultant Paediatricians and paediatric trainees
  • Consultants in paediatric emergency medicine & emergency medicine trainees
  • General Practitioners and GP trainees
  • Health professionals working within a pain service eg psychologists
  • Consultant Paediatric Neurologists and Paediatric Neurology Trainees



Children's Headache Training
CHaT Glasgow, Friday 6 October 2017

Course Duration: 1-day
Cost: GBP 205.00
Reduced Cost: GBP N/A