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

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PULSES Japan: Welcome

We are excited to announce the Clinical TMS Society will be offering a two-day PULSES course in Kyoto, Japan on 27-28 February 2021!

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

This two (2) day training certificate course features current information delivered by Clinical TMS Society clinicians, engineers and researchers. This course is geared for new and experienced physicians and technicians in the field who seek a strong knowledge base; more hands-on exposure; and includes hands-on training with TMS partner devices.

Since its inception, the PULSES course has been expanded, modified, and improved upon.

This program includes:

  • An Introduction to the Basic Principles of TMS;
  • Neuromodulation: Evolution of rTMS into Psychiatry: History and where rTMS fits;
  • Clinical Efficacy of rTMS for Depression;
  • Practical Administration of rTMS for Depressed patients;
  • Hands-on Device Training & questions with several TMS devices, education on the application of protocols with devices, and practical education with finding treatment location using methods discussed in lectures;
  • A post-test and assessments.

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

PULSES Japan Pricing:

Participant Type Early Bird Registration
(ENDS Thursday, October 1, 2020)
General Registration
(STARTS Friday, October 2, 2020)
  CTMSS Member Non-member CTMSS Member Non-member
Prescribing clinicians: MD's. NP's and some PhD's.

$2,000 USD $2,350 USD $2,300 USD $2,950 USD
Non-prescribing clinicians: Medical assistants, technicians, medical students/residents and researchers.

$1,750 USD $2,200 USD $2,000 USD $2,500 USD
Business Attendee: Other interested parties. business executives, advertisers, vendors, etc.

$2,750 USD $3,300 USD $3,250 USD $3,750 USD

*All registrations will be checked for membership.

Date/Time: Saturday, 27 February - Sunday, 28 February 2021 | 7:00 am to 6:30 pm (JST)

Location: Kyoto International Conference Center: 422 Iwakura Osagicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-0001, Japan

Cancellation Policy:
We are offering a flexible cancellation policy which includes a 100% refund if you need to cancel for any reason by Monday, 25 January 2021.

Conference registration cancellations must be received in writing on or before Monday, 25 January 2021, to receive a full refund.

Cancellations after Monday, 25 January 2021, will receive a refund minus a $75 administrative fee.

No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after Monday, 22 February 2021.

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

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PULSES Japan - 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 →

Anthony T. Barker, Ph.D.

Dr. Barker recently retired from the U.K. National Health Service after 38 years in the Sheffield Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering.  An engineer by training, Dr. Barker’s Ph.D. was on the study of peripheral nerve conduction velocities. During this period he started to investigate nerve stimulation using magnetically induced currents. He continued this work after his Ph.D... Read More →

Linda L Carpenter, M.D.

Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Chief of the Mood Disorders Program at Butler Hospital. Dr. Carpenter completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, her MD from the University of Pennsylvania, and internship in internal medicine, a residency program in psychiatry, and a clinical neuroscience research fellowship... Read More →

Michelle Cochran, M.D.

Dr, Cochran currently works as the medical director of the Nashville Center for Hope & Healing and the NeuroScience and TMS treatment centers; in addition she maintains a role as a private practice psychiatrist.  Dr Cochran has experience treating a variety of psychiatric conditions, using a comprehensive approach with therapy, counseling, pharmacogenomic testing, medication, and... Read More →

Kimberly K Cress

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 →

Suzanne E. Kerns, M.D.

Dr. Kerns completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She attended medical school at the University of Sydney, Australia, followed by psychiatry residency at Duke University. Dr. Kerns subsequently completed a year long Fellowship in Brain Stimulation at Medical University of South Carolina under the guidance of Mark S. George MD, a founding father... Read More →

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 →