UWA PLUS

rTMS Training course - practical application

In this microcredential 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
6 June 2022 - 30 June 2022
4 July 2022 - 1 August 2022
5 September - 3 October 2022
Duration
4 weeks
Effort
25 hours:
Practical session: 6 hours
Pre-reading: 12 hours
Recorded content: 6 hours
Assessment: 1 hour
Academic Lead
Associate Professor Jennifer Rodger
Cost
$770 inc. GST
Critical information summary
RTMSM502 - Critical Information Summary [PDF, 244KB]

Photo shows TMS research facilities located at the Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, Brain Plasticity research group

Notebook and a workspace 

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 knowledge

Relevant 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. 

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