Visiting Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation-Jan 24-26, 2015

January 24, 2015 to January 26, 2015

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

  • State the rationale for the use of TMS in depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and other off-label conditions
  • Explain regulatory issues and policies concerning TMS
  • Name the two main components of transcranial magnetic stimulation devices
  • Operate the TMS device and correctly use it to determine the optimal site and motor threshold
  • Describe the findings from TMS research in imaging and motor cortex excitability studies
  • Apply the indications for use of TMS in depression
  • Identify the risks and side effects of TMS and describe how to conduct a safety screening
  • Design a protocol for seizure management during TMS administration
  • Outline steps necessary to set up a TMS service/lab
 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 20.00 Attendance
Registration Opens: 
01/26/2015
Registration Expires: 
12/31/2018
Activity Starts: 
01/24/2015 - 8:30am
Activity Ends: 
01/26/2015 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$2,100.00
Rating: 
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Duke (Clinics) South
5th Floor Red Zone
Durhum, NC
United States

Available Credit

  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 20.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Registration Opens: 
01/26/2015
Registration Expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$2,100.00
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