Western Australia Branch evening education meeting on Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS). 

The ACMHN WA Branch is hosting an evening education meeting.

We welcome you back in person for our first education session of the year
Psychiatrists - Dr Davinder Hans and Dr Richard Magtengaard will present on Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS). It is an effective and well-tolerated treatment, more readily accessible due to changes in MBS, few unwanted effects that are relatively easily managed and available as a community delivered intervention.

The presenters will discuss the application and clinical utility of rTMS, focusing on providing guidance for its clinical indications, the contraindications, interventions, benefits, efficacy, and potential effects and an overview of its administration and safety guidelines, including general standards and accreditation.

Note: This event is will be live streamed to cater for our rural members

Parking information and campus directions will be provided to delegates upon registering. 

This event is free for members only thanks to sponsor Janssen, light catering will be provided

Speaker: Dr Davinder Hans

Dr Davinder Hans graduated in medicine from the University of Western Australia and completed his Postgraduate Training in Psychiatry in Western Australia. Davinder has done further Masters level training in Mood & Anxiety Disorders (University of Maastricht, The Netherlands) and Psychotherapy (RANZCP Cert Psychotherapy Psych). He has been credentialed for rTMS treatment by the Black Dog Institute, Sydney. Davinder has also done further training in Youth Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments.
He has a keen interest in teaching and research. Davinder has adjunct academic appointments at both University of Notre Dame Australia and University of Western Australia. Davinder has published research articles in psychiatry journals, and currently is the Principal Investigator at Hollywood Private Hospital for the Ramsay Health’s International Consortium for Health Outcome Measures (ICHOM) Depression and Anxiety Patient Reported Outcome Measures research study. Davinder is the first author of the chapter on Anxiety Disorders (Chapter 8) in the Australian text, Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry 4th Edition 2017, and he has written academic material for undergraduate psychiatry teaching. Having a broad training in a range of disciplines including psychopharmacology and the psychotherapies, Davinder utilises these skills in assessment and treatment of his patients. In Hollywood Private Hospital, Davinder is the Clinical Lead of both the Trauma Recovery and Growth Program and the repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) Service. Outside Hollywood Private Hospital, Davinder is the Head of Clinical Services of Youth Mental Health in the Public Sector.

Speaker: Dr Richard Magtengaard

Dr Richard Magtengaard is a Consultant Psychiatrist with near 20 years of clinical and administrative experience, originating from working within the Public Mental Health arenas, later moving onto establish a broad set of interests within the Private Practice and Not for Profit setting. Dr Magtengaard served for 10 years as a Commissioned Officer (Bridge/Harbour Watchkeeping and Navigation) within the Royal Australian Navy, before retiring to complete his Postgraduate Degree within Medicine (MBBS). Richard is currently the Director of the Military Trauma Recovery Programme across 2 busy sites of care, namely Marian Centre Hospital (a 69 bed Tier 1 DVA Accredited private hospital in Wembley, Perth) and Salvado (an interdisciplinary setting for specialist care within Subiaco, Perth). This programme remains dedicated to assisting Defence Personnel, our Veterans, First Responder Organisations and their families who have sustained physical and psychological traumas during the performance of their duties. Richard values his role as Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Marian Centre Hospital and as a member of St John Ambulance Expert Advisory Group. He remains an active member of the Australasian Military Medical Association (AMMA) and has developed lasting affiliations with ADF Joint Health Command (JHC), Returned Services League WA (RSLWA), ANZAC House Veteran Central, St John Ambulance (SJA), West Australian Police (WAPOL), Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) and numerous other Ex-Service Organisations (ESOs). Richard is passionate about the future of disruptive health technologies to improve outcomes in care, including neurostimulation with rTMS (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation). He is a Foundation member of Oqea and is helping to refine this innovative, cloud-based platform to improve the well-being of ADF personnel, our Veterans and their families.


Monday 25 July 2022


5:30pm onwards (AWST)


ECU Mt Lawley Campus, Lecture Theatre Room ML 17.157


Dr Davinder Hans and Dr Richard Magtengaard 


Free for members only

Event will be live streamed for all members nationwide


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