rTMS Training course - practical application
In this micro-credential you will receive hands on training on state of the art rTMS devices with assisted neuronavigation technology.
The course comprises a half day practical training session with ongoing formative assessment and feedback from experienced health practitioners. Participants' skills are then formally evaluated by an experienced health practitioner.
Upon successful completion, you'll receive:
- One PD Point, One PD Point, stackable for conversion to academic credit
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Delivery mode
- Face to face, will be delivered at a TMS clinic
- Start date
- 18 March 2023
- Applications close
- 13 March 2023
- One day course with online material and assessments available for 4 weeks
- Attendance is required at the one day course, but up to 40 hours of additional effort is required to gain the required knowledge and pass the assessment.
- Pre-reading: 12 hours
- Recorded content: 8 hours
- Training and supervised practice: up to 4 hours
- Assessment: 1 hour
- Academic Lead
- Associate Professor Jennifer Rodger
- $770 inc. GST
- Critical information summary
- RTMSM502 - Critical Information Summary [PDF 243KB]
Why study this course?
Repetitive transcranial stimulation (TMS) is a novel therapy for the treatment of depression and is used experimentally in a
range of neuropsychiatric disorders.
This microcredential provides the necessary practical skills for the application of repetitive transcranial stimulation (TMS)
with a focus on the treatment of depression.
The course is delivered by researchers in neuroscience and clinical
practitioners who are expert in their fields.
Recommended prior knowledgeRelevant degree in medicine, allied health and/or science, equivalent experience.
It is recommended that this course is taken in combination with RTMSM501 which provides supporting content on the theoretical basis and neuroscientific evidence for rTMS as a treatment.
How does it work?
Participants will attend a half day practical training session with a one hour assessment of skills. There will also be pre-reading required as well as completing online recorded content.
What's next after this course?
- Future study
- Masters of Biomedical Science (Neuroscience specialisation)
- Career outcomes
- You will gain the skills to deliver TMS in clinical practice and research, relevant for health professionals in psychiatry.
This micro-credential has been endorsed by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours:
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Certification Course
This course has been endorsed by the RANZCP as CPD activity code: ED000061, and each hour of participation can be claimed under Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 4.1). Please note: for accreditation, students will need to successfully complete both the theory and practical micro-credentials, RTMSM501 and RTMSM502.