Intensive TMS Courses at Duke University
Course in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Duke University Medical Center
July 15-17, 2017
October 21-23, 2017
Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 from Duke University cover all topics relevant to running a TMS clinical service and a TMS research lab, including: device principles and types, 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.
Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.