rTMS training course - theory component
This micro-credential aims to teach the neuroscientific theory behind repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatments, including a background on the neuroscience, biophysical principles and technological advances.
The course will also provide a critical review of the clinical literature in the field and offer an up to date summary of cutting edge research in the field. Lectures will cover special topics that may include areas such as paediatric neuromodulation, novel therapies and technological.
The aim of the course is to support health professionals and researchers who wish to apply TMS in their clinics and/or research by providing training and networking opportunities with other health professionals who are already using or plan to use TMS.
The course will also offer opportunities to develop professional networks and research collaborations.
Upon successful completion, you'll receive:
- Two PD Points, stackable for conversion to academic credit
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Delivery mode
- On-campus or Online
- 2024 availability will be updated soon
- 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.
- Live Lectures: 8 hours
- Pre-reading: 15 hours
- Recorded content: 12 hours
- Personal study: 12 hours
- Assessment: 3 hours
- Academic Lead
- Associate Professor Jennifer Rodger
- On campus mode $550 inc GST
- Online only mode $495 inc GST
- Critical information summary
- RTMSM501 - Critical Information Summary [PDF 243KB]
To complete the micro-credential, you will watch a series of pre-recorded lectures, complete a baseline knowledge MCQ before attending the 1 day seminar. You will then complete an assessment in which you address three case studies, and complete a final MCQ.
Recognise and address the needs of special populations and address disease-specific conditions and complications
Recognise and address disease-specific conditions and complications.
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.