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  • Nurses

    CE event iconThe University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing Education Program is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Mission

    The goal of the continuing education program of the School of Nursing is to support and augment all programs of the school and fulfill the school's nursing continuing education mission by advancing the professional development of faculty, staff, students, and the community (local, state and the tri-state region).

    July 2014

    • July 18-19
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • July 25-26
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here for more information or to register. 

    August 2014

    • Aug. 16
      Ophthalmology Update
      Location:  Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, Jackson MS
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target Audience:  ophthalmologists (practicing and retired), nurses and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 21
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at he Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu  
      Target Audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 22
      HS-CPR Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  anyone who wants to learn basic CPR and obtain a Heartsaver course completion card. It is recommended for the lay-rescuer. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 22
      CANCER 2014:  ASCO and other Highlights
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists.
      Click here for more information or to register.  
    • Aug. 22
      HIV 101 Conference
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience:  nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 28-29
      Mississippi Transplant Forum
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, oncologists, nephrologists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses.
      Click here for more information or to register. 

    September 2014

    • Sept. 11
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 12
      Maternal Fetal Symposium 2014
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu
      Target audience:  Obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine physicians, neonatologists, pediatricians, sonographers, nurse practitioners and nurses.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Sept. 18-19
      Care & Management Overview of HIV Infection
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration coming soon.  
    • Sept. 26
      Adult & Pediatric Medical Surgical Nursing Conference
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  Adult/pediatric medical surgical nurse practitioners, registered nurses, dietitians and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Sept. 26
      State of the Art Treatment of Asthma in MS Kids
      Location:  Embassy Suites, Ridgeland MS
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare personnel who care for children.
      Click here for more information or to register. 

    October 2014

    • Oct. 3
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Refresher Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Oct. 6
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu  
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Oct. 13 
      HS-CPR Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  anyone who wants to learn basic CPR and obtain a Heartsaver course completion card. It is recommended for the lay-rescuer. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Oct. 15-16
      Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
       Click here for more information or to register.
    • Oct. 24-25
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Oct. 31- Nov. 1
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    November 2014

    • Oct. 31- Nov. 1
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Nov. 6-7
      Annual Harriet Williamson Diabetes Nursing Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  Diabetic educators, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration coming soon.  
    • Nov. 12
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.  
    • Nov. 14
      2014 Stroke Symposium
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration coming soon.

    December 2014

    • Dec. 4
      HS-CPR Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  anyone who wants to learn basic CPR and obtain a Heartsaver course completion card. It is recommended for the lay-rescuer. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Dec. 5
      ENT Basics for the Advanced Practice Provider
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience:  advanced practice providers including nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and CRNAs.
      Registration coming soon.
    • Dec. 9
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.