Visiting Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation - October 21-23 2017

October 21, 2017 to October 23, 2017

The 3-day course offers intensive training on the FDA-cleared treatment for major depression, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).  Sponsored by the Duke University School of Medicine, includes didactic sessions and hands-on administration of TMS.  The didactic sessions with the TMS faculty of Duke University and University of Texas Southwestern cover all topics relevant to running a TMS clinical service and a TMS research lab, including: new developments in motor threshold determination, treatment technique, stimulus dosing, risks, complications and contraindications, safety screening, post TMS management and continuation treatment, clinical and non-clinical research applications, and emerging brain stimulation techniques (e.g., magnetic seizure therapy).

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of TMS technology to enable rational choice and safe use of device
  • Apply the indications for the use of TMS in depression
  • State the the rationale for the use of TMS in depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and other off-label conditions
  • Outline steps necessary to set up TMS service/lab
  • Describe post-TMS maintenance strategies


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.00 Attendance
  • 20.00 JA Credit - AH
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
10/21/2017 - 8:30am EDT
Activity Ends: 
10/23/2017 - 2:30pm EDT
Duke (Clinics) South
5th Floor Red Zone
Durhum, NC
United States

Available Credit

  • 20.00 Attendance
  • 20.00 JA Credit - AH
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