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NIMHANS, Bengaluru’s Workshops on Non Invasive Brain Stimulation [March-May 2017]

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru is planning to conduct SIX workshops on Non Invasive Brain Stimulation at its facility.

These workshops are meant to cover the basics of ECT, rTMS and TCS (Transcranial Current Stimulation), and to provide the participants with a hands-on experience in these brain stimulation techniques.

These workshops are an initiative of the department of Psychiatry at NIMHANS to develop man-power in the country in this new and emerging field of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS).

Workshop details are as follows:

Dates:

  • 27th – 29th March 2017
  • 10th – 12th April 2017
  • 24th – 26th April 2017
  • 8th – 10th May 2017
  • 22nd – 24th May 2017

Duration of individual workshop: Two and a half days.

Schedule of individual workshop:

Day 1:

  •  9.00 AM to 10.30 AM – Electroconvulsive therapy, including EEG monitored ECTs
  • 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM – Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • 12.30 PM to 2.00 PM – Lunch Break
  • 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM – Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)

Day 2:

  •  9.00 AM to 10.30 AM – Electroconvulsive therapy, including EEG monitored ECTs
  • 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM – Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)
  • 12.30 PM to 2.00 PM – Lunch Break
  •  2.00 PM to 4.00 PM –Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Day 3:

  • 9.00 AM to 11.00 AM –TMS/tDCS
  • 11.30AM to 12.30 PM – Final Test

Fee: INR 2000/- (non-refundable), excluding food and accommodation

Payment Method: The fees can be paid directly via online transfer to Account number 54004640402, or via a demand draft drawn in favour of The Director, NIMHANS, at NIMHANS branch, State Bank of Mysore (IFSC code: SBMY0040675).

All the participants would have to obtain a minimum of 50% in the final test, in order to get the Certificate of Successful Completion. All successful candidates will be provided with the CSC certificate, with the workshop details, via email.

Further details and application form are available in the workshop brochure here.

Interested candidates may fill in the attached form, and send the same to
sayantanava@gmail.com and soumitratdmc@gmail.com.

Note : Candidates should make a payment to the above account number only after receiving a confirmation from NIMHANS.

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