Miles for Migraine - Patient Education Day
In a continued effort to create awareness about migraine and headache disease, we are holding our annual
Miles for Migraine Education Day: Creating community and sharing knowledge for people with migraine and other headache disorders, and for their families and loved ones.
THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL EVENT TO BE HELD ON
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17TH FROM 10:00AM - 11:00AM MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME
1:00PM - 2:00PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME
The day will be both informational and experiential. Our goal is for the person with chronic migraine and other headache disease to both learn and be supported. Topics will cover coping strategies, advocacy, reducing stigma, research, and medical advancements. There will be time to join with others in a supportive and safe community.
We have invited local doctors and other providers to give lectures and provide opportunity for open dialogue and experiential participation so that the day is not confined to only lectured information.
Elizabeth Arant, MSN,RN: Elizabeth has been working and volunteering as a migraine advocate for over 5 years. A migraine patient since the age of 6, Elizabeth became interested in medicine. She obtained her BSN from Seattle University. Elizabeth has worked in a variety of settings both in and outpatient, but became increasingly interested in migraine disease. She returned to school for her Masters of Science in Nursing Education in hopes of teaching the next generation of nursing students.
Her migraine story became more complex when Elizabeth was diagnosed with Intracranial Hypertension. IH is a rare headache disorder affecting approximately 1 in 100,00 people. With this diagnosis came a number of neurosurgeries and procedures. Despite the setbacks this new diagnosis brings, she continues to act as a fierce patient advocate.
Elizabeth is a member of The National Headache Foundations Patient Leadership Council . She also is an Administrator and Moderator for the Chronic Migraine Awareness page on Facebook. She is a 3 time participant in Headache on the Hill where she advocates for the needs of all migraine and cluster headache patients. Elizabeth also volunteers with The U.S. Pain Foundation and was profiled in their publication InVisible Project.
When Elizabeth is not busy advocating or learning she loves to travel. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram as (@wirednerves).
As our registration fee does not cover the cost of all expenses, please consider an optional donation as you proceed through registration.
Free but Registration RequiredJan 2 - Oct 17
- October 17 10:00 AM MST - Presentations begin
- October 17 11:00 PM MST - Event complete