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​The Headaches CPE -CPD Professional Development Study Module

Headache is the symptom of pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It occurs in migraines, tension-type headaches, and cluster headaches, In the Global Burden of Disease Study, updated in 2004, migraine on its own was found to account for 1.3% of years lost due to disability.

As a therapist do you know when a headache is a sign of something more dangerous?

In this fully online Professional Development Cpe -CPD study module course for a massage therapist you will be guided through a series of videos, charts and research papers designed to help you better understand and spot the difference between Primary and Secondary (when a headache is more than a headache) headaches. You will also gain an understanding and be able to recognise the 3 most common types of headaches.

Price $88

Professional Development

Valid for 12 months

This is a 5 Hour CPD Professional Development STUDY MODULE


Remedial Massage Therapist


Bowen Therapist

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This STUDY MODULE is divided into 5 units
​​Introduction Headache Classification and Red Flags 
Cluster Headache 
Tension ​Headache. 
Migraine Headache 
Case Study 

This STUDY MODULE is assessed by a 50-question online quiz, an 80% pass mark is required.  You can retry the quiz as many times as you require to pass. 


Course Objectives
All massage therapist see clients with headaches. This study module has been designed with 2 clear objectives
Understand the difference between Primary and Secondary Headaches
Recognize the 3 main types of Primary headache and have an understanding of how they affect your client.

By the end of this study module, you should be able to;
Clearly and accurately spot a client's "RED FLAGS" and know when your clients headache requires to be referred to a Doctor. You will also be able to differentiate between the 3 most common types of headaches allowing you to use your own skills as a therapist to help the client.

This is not a complete list of all associations that accept our CPD courses. Most associations allow their members to select any course that will be beneficial to their practice. Our courses have been designed for that purpose. If your association is not listed, we recommend checking their CPD policies before purchasing.

System Requirements:  If you can work this web site you can work the STUDY MODULES

  • This STUDY MODULE is mobile and tablet friendly,  We suggest you use a computer to access the 3D anatomy model.

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