Do you need accreditation in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) or want to apply TMS in your clinic or research?

TMS is a non-invasive brain stimulation technique to treat depression and other psychiatric disorders. The courses below aim to teach the theory and practice of rTMS to health professionals and researchers who wish to apply TMS in their clinics and/or research.

Accreditation and provision of TMS

The microcredentials can be taken as stand alone courses, however in order to become fully accredited, both courses must be registered for and completed independently.
From 1 May 2022, psychiatrists are required by RANZCP to complete a rTMS training course. To complete the RANZCP endorsed course, psychiatrists must complete both microcredentials and 10 hours of supervised practice.

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).

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  • Treatment of mood disorders
  • Side effects and safety
  • TMS in other psychiatric disorders
  • Clinical case presentations
  • Hands-on training of TMS procedures

Learning Outcomes

Module 1: RTMSM501 Theory

  • Understand the neurobiological principles of rTMS
  • Apply knowledge of evidence and safety base of rTMS to treatment of patients, including special populations, disease-specific conditions and complications

For full details and to download a Critical Information Summary click here.

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Module 2: RTMSM502 Practical training

  • Evaluate safety and risk
  • Find the motor cortex hotspot and the resting and active motor thresholds
  • Operate a rTMS device to deliver treatment

For full details and to download a Critical Information Summary click here.

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2023 course dates

The next rTMS training courses will be held on:

  • Thursday, 16 March 2023 and Friday, 17 March 2023
  • Friday, 25 August 2023 and Saturday, 26 August 2023

To attend these courses, please register on the UWA website.  More details will be provided here closer to the scheduled dates.

Online material will be available through LMS – UWA’s online learning platform for 1 month, starting 3 weeks before the dates of the course, and up until 1 week after the date of the course to allow for assessment.

This course is supported by:

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For questions about these courses, please email Associate Professor Jennifer Rodger: