The TMS for Depression Online Course has been developed by leading clinician researchers and is designed  for anyone interested in learning more about this new and innovative treatment for depression. We are currently offering two versions of the course: Theory Only or Theory plus Practical Skills.  More Information on these courses is provided below.

Additional online courses, including covering the use of Brain Stimulation in Research, are currently under development

 


TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory

This comprehensive online course is essential for anyone interested in learning the most up to date information on TMS and its use in the treatment of depression. The course consists of a series of didactic lectures and presentations from leading experts in the use of TMS, as well as guided readings. The course can be accessed at any time, and completed at your own pace within 6 months of purchase.

A certificate of completion will be provided upon successful completion of a multiple choice exam which can be accessed upon completion of the course videos.

Topics that are covered in the TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory include,

  • Introduction to TMS
  • Treatment of Major Depression Disorder: Evidence base for what works
  • Patient Selection
  • Maintenance and Repeat Treatment
  • Treatment of Other Disorders
  • Practical Issues in TMS Use/TMS Equipment and Regulation
  • Management of Side Effects/TMS Safety Considerations

Note: The TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory is for individuals not seeking practical skill certification. In order to obtain practical certification you must purchase the combined TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory and Practical Skills. 

 

Access the 'TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory' Here

TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory and Practical Skills

This comprehensive online course is essential for anyone interested in learning the most up to date theory and practical skills in relation to TMS for Depression. The course consists of a series of didactic lectures and presentations from leading experts in the use of TMS, as well as guided readings. This course also includes instruction and assessment of practical skills for TMS treatment of Depression.

A Certificate of Completion will be provided upon successful completion of a multiple-choice exam, and examination of a video demonstration of either a Resting Motor Threshold or simulated TMS treatment session utilising TMS equipment. Guidance on creation of the video and elements to cover is provided.

The course can be accessed at any time, and completed at the clinician’s pace within 6 months of purchase.

Topics that are covered in the TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory and Practical Skills include,

  • Introduction to TMS
  • Treatment of Major Depression Disorder: Evidence base for what works
  • Patient Selection
  • Maintenance and Repeat Treatment
  • Treatment of Other Disorders
  • Practical Issues in TMS Use/TMS Equipment and Regulation
  • Management of Side Effects/TMS Safety Considerations
  • RMT Determination
  • Provision of TMS Treatment
  • Video Based Assessment of RMT or Provision of TMS Treatment

 

ECIMH will be offering a limited number of onsite practical skill assessment sessions over 2021 for clinicians who do not have access to TMS equipment. Dates will be dependent on demand and availability. Please contact tms-course@monash.edu if you do not have access to TMS equipment and wish to request practical skill assessment at ECIMH in Camberwell, Victoria.

Access the 'TMS for Depression Online Course: Theory and Practical Skills' Here

More Online Brain Stimulation Courses Coming Soon…

For more information about our online courses contact us at tms-course@monash.edu