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PULSES Las Vegas: An Introductory & Refresher Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Course for Psychiatric Conditions

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PULSES Las Vegas: Welcome

We are excited to announce the Clinical TMS Society will be offering a two-day PULSES course in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 22-23, 2022!

PULSES: A Comprehensive Review of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Psychiatric Conditions

This two-day training certificate course features lectures and hands-on training delivered by Clinical TMS Society renowned clinicians, engineers, and researchers.

It includes:

  • An introduction to the history of and basic scientific principles of TMS by Prof. Anthony Barker, who designed the first-ever TMS machine in 1985
  • A review of the clinical studies that serve as the foundation for treatment of TMS for depression, as well as clinically applicable research and current important studies
  • Four lectures on the Practical administration of TMS for patients, including practice setup to patient dosing, scheduling, and management
  • A review of protocols for TMS: high frequency, theta-burst, low frequency, bilateral, alternative brain targets, rescue treatment, maintenance treatment, and neuronavigational technique
  • Financial and insurance issues relevant for TMS
  • Risks, their management, and prevention
  • Exposure and hands-on training with multiple TMS devices
  • Review of promising indications beyond depression, such as; OCD, PTSD, anxiety, addiction, bipolar, and pain
  • Training with location determination and motor threshold determination methods

After completion of the course, the clinician will have obtained a historical, current, and practical knowledge of the scientific basis for treating psychiatric patients with TMS.

Attendees will also have the ability to participate in an interactive Q&A Panel with Pulses faculty. Those who complete the course are awarded a certificate of completion.

PULSES Las Vegas Pricing:


Participant Type

Early Bird Registration
(ENDS Wednesday, November 3, 2021)

General Registration
(STARTS Thursday, November 4, 2021)

CTMSS Member


CTMSS Member Non-member  

Prescribing clinicians: MD's. NP's and some PhD's.



$2,050.00 $2,700.00  

Non-prescribing clinicians: Medical assistants, technicians, medical students/residents and researchers.



$1,250.00 $1,750.00  

Business Attendee: Other interested parties. business executives, advertisers, vendors, etc.



$3,000.00 $3,500.00  

*All registrations will be checked for membership.

Date/Time: Saturday, January 22 - Sunday, January 23, 2022 | 7:00 am to 5:00 pm (PST) (time is scheduled to change)

Location: Caesars Palace, 3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Cancellation Policy:

  • Event registration cancelled before Friday, December 17, 2021, is fully refundable. We must receive an email requesting a refund by December 17, 2021.
  • Event registration cancellations received after December 17, 2021, will receive a refund minus a $75 administrative fee.
  • In the event CTMSS must cancel the conference due to unforeseen circumstances, CTMSS will refund the cost of registration. However, CTMSS does not assume responsibility for any additional costs, charges, or expenses; to include, charges made for travel and lodging.

If you have any questions regarding your registration, please email or call (+1) 845-392-3238.

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PULSES Las Vegas: Registration

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PULSES Las Vegas: Schedule

Saturday, January 22, 2022
6:45am - 7:15am
Main Registration for PULSES Conference & Breakfast
7:00am - 7:15am
Presented by Randy Pardell, MD, DFAPA, President of CTMSS
Roman I
7:15am - 8:30am
TMS: History, Basic Principles and Some Practical Considerations
Presented by Professor Anthony Barker, BEng, PhD, FIET, FIPEM
Roman I

1.15 hrs CME

8:30am - 9:45am
Basic Science to Clinical Practice: Repetitive TMS Becomes a Psychiatric Therapy
Presented by Linda Carpenter, MD
Roman I

1.15 hrs CME

9:45am - 10:00am
10:00am - 11:00am
Practical Administration of TMS for Depressed Patients, Part I
Presented by Kimberly Cress, MD
Roman I

1 hr CME

11:55am - 11:15am
Grab LUNCH (provided) & return to lecture hall
11:15am - 12:00pm
Practical Administration of TMS for Depressed Patients, Part II
Presented by Michelle Cochran, MD, DFAPA
Roman I

0.75 hr CME

12:00pm -12:15pm
Group Photo
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Rotate Stations - (Live demos, finding MT) – Questions with Faculty at each Station
Pompeian Ballroom

2 hrs CME

2:30pm - 2:45pm
2:45pm - 3:45pm
Practical Administration of TMS for Depressed Patients, Part III
Presented by Debra Stultz, MD
Roman I

1 hr CME

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Practical Administration of TMS for Depressed Patients, Part IV
Presented by Richard Pitch, MD
Roman I

1 hr CME

4:45pm - 5:00pm
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Beyond Depression: Other FDA Cleared Indications
Presented by Mohamed Abdelghani, MD, DLFAPA
Roman I

1 hr CME

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Evening Reception – with Device Sponsors
Pompeian Ballroom
Sunday, January 23, 2022
7:00am - 7:30am

(Complete Open Book Test during Breakfast or prior to first lecture)

7:40am - 7:45am
Day 2 Welcome & Orientation of the day
Presented by Debra Stultz, MD, co-chair Education Committee
Roman I
7:45am - 8:45am
Practical Administration of TMS, Part IV
Presented by Brian Smith, MD
Roman I

1 hr CME

8:45am - 9:45am
Emerging Research & Promising (Non-FDA cleared) Indications
Presented by Saydra Wilson, MA
Roman I

1 hr CME

9:45am - 10:45am
Essential Insurance & Financial Matters
Presented by Todd Hutton, MD, FAPA
Roman I

1 hr CME

10:45am - 11:00am
Break & Pick up Box Lunch
11:00am -12:00pm
Questions with Faculty
Roman I

1 hr CME

12:00pm - 3:00pm
More Hands On-Time - Rotate Stations: (Live demos, BEAM, Seizure Station, learning about devices, finding MT)
Pompeian Ballroom

3 hrs CME


*The schedule is subject to change.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and the Clinical TMS Society. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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PULSES Las Vegas: Become an Exhibitor

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PULSES Las Vegas: Faculty

Mohamed Abdelghani

Dr. Abdelghani completed his post-graduate psychiatric training at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation trust (SLaM) which is the biggest mental health trust in the UK, a center of excellence and one of the most influential mental health organizations in the world. During his training at SLaM he worked alongside some of the most prominent professors and clinicians in the field. Dr.... Read More →

Jonathan Becker, D.O.

Michelle Cochran, M.D.

Dr. Cochran received her undergraduate degree from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, and completed her medical training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She received postgraduate medical education at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, where she completed a residency in Psychiatry. During this residency she was Chief Resident. Additionally, she... Read More →

Kimberly K Cress, M.D.

In private practice in Psychiatry since January 2000, Dr. Kimberly Cress brings her extensive experience for difficult to treat mental illnesses to Greenbrook TMS located in Sugar Land, TX and serving the Greater Houston area. A graduate from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio Medical School, Dr. Cress’ vast experience includes treating patients with treatment... Read More →

Todd Hutton, M.D.

Dr Todd Hutton is the founder and Medical Director of Southern California TMS Center and has been practicing TMS since 2009. He is a Board Certified psychiatrist and an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the USC Keck School of Medicine. He did his residency in psychiatry at the LA County/USC Medical Center and served as Chief Resident his final year. He subsequently did a fellowship... Read More →

Randy Ian Pardell, M.D., DFAPA

Richard J. PITCH, M.D.

Dr. Pitch is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in treatment-resistant depression. He graduated from Wesleyan University and SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and completed his residency training and was chief resident at Hillside Hospital/Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He was honored by NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) with the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award. In... Read More →

Brian Smith, M.D.

Dr. Smith is a neurologist and sleep specialist. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He completed his medical internship at Roger Williams Medical Center and his neurology training at Dartmouth Medical Center. He has been a national speaker on topics of sleep medicine and neurology along with multiple journal article and text book chapter publications. He is a member of... Read More →

Debra Jane Stultz, M.D.

Dr. Debra J. Stultz is the Director and Owner of Stultz Sleep and Behavioral Health in Barboursville, West Virginia. Dr. Stultz earned her medical degree from Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia. She completed a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in child/adolescent psychiatry through West Virginia University at their Charleston Division through Charleston... Read More →

Saydra R Wilson, M.D.

Dr, Saydra Wilson is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities where she combines her clinical interventional psychiatry work in ECT and TMS with her research interests in TMS mechanisms and biomarkers for TMS response. She has been a member of the Clinical TMS Society since 2018 and is currently serving on the Board of Directors and enjoy's her role as Outreach... Read More →


PULSES Las Vegas: Exhibitors

Thank you to our PULSES Las Vegas Exhibitors!


Ceasers Palace

PULSES Las Vegas: Ceasers Palace

Caesars Palace
3570 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
P: 1-866-227-5944

Hotel reservations are now available.


GROUP RATE BY DAY: $124 per night

To reserve a room online: please click here.

To reserve a room over the phone or by email, please reference the following block code: SCTM0120BE: Call: 1-866-227-5944

Our block rate is limited, so please make your reservations asap.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the various amenities provided by the Ceasars Palace.


    • Shuttles are through outside company Bell Trans (702) 739-7990
    • Limos $81.19 per hour (inbound); $75.19 (in-house)
    • Other options Taxi, Uber, Lyft


  •  Valet parking
      • Monday- Friday (0-4 hours) $30 (4-24 hours) $36
      • Saturday and Sunday (0-4 hours) $34 (4-24 hours) $40
  • Self-Parking—Hotel guests can self-park for free with room key (to enter/leave)
  • Parking for guests not staying at hotel
      • First hour free
      • (1-4 hours) $15 (4-24 hours) $18

CLICK HERE to view the parking guide. 

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Pre-Conference Presentations

PULSES Las Vegas - Pre-Conference Presentations

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