DUKE VISITING FELLOWSHIP IN TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION, DURHAM, JANUARY 12-14, 2019
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, it includes didactic sessions and hands-on administration of TMS. The didactic sessions with the TMS faculty of Duke University cover all topics relevant to running a TMS clinical service and a TMS research lab, including: device principles and types; the neuroscience of TMS; 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. The course cost is $2,600 for all participants.
This activity is designed for clinicians and researchers who wish to enhance their knowledge of TMS and related brain stimulation techniques. The course session is capped at 20 participants.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: