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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).

    March 2014

    • March 25-28, 2014 
      Family Medicine Update
      Location:  Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, Jackson, MS
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  family and primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners. 
      Click here to register. 

    April 2014

    • April 3
      UMMC School of Nursing Alumni Annual Meeting and Continuing Education
      Location:  Norman C. Nelson Student Union - UMMC
      For more information contact UMMC Alumni Affairs 1-800-844-5800 or           601-984-1115 
    • April 8
      Challenges in Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Review of Recent Guidelines for Common Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders
      Location:  River Hills Club
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners in the areas of pediatrics, primary care, and family medicine.
      Click here to register. 
    • April 8
      HS-CPR Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@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 to register.  
    • April 11-13
      Congenital Heart Conference
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience:  pediatric and adult cardiologists, pediatric and adult cardiac surgeons, nurses, nurse practitioners, ECHO techs, students and fellows.
      Click here to register.  
    • April 14
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register.
    • April 17-18
      UMMC Advanced Practice Providers Annual Conference 
      Location:  Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, Jackson, MS
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu  
      Target audience: nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, nurse managers, nurses and physician assistants and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Click here to register.   
    • April 18
      Sexual Assault Conference
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience:  law enforcement, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physicians, sexual assault nurse examiners and social workers.
      Click here to register. 
    • April 22-23
      Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register.  
    • April 24-26, 2014
      Annual Pediatric Meeting
      Location:  Embassy Suites, Ridgeland MS
      Contact:  Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience:  pediatricians, pediatric nurses and other interested health care professionals.
      Click here to register. 

    May 2014

    • May 1
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register. 
    • May 3
      Dermatology Symposium: Diagnostic & Treatment Pearls for Primary Care 2014
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurse practitioners and other interested health care professionals.
      Click here to register.

    June 2014

    • June 3
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register. 
    • June 6
      HS-CPR Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@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 to register. 
    • June 27
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Refresher Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here to register.

    July 2014

    • July 7
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register. 
    • July 9-10
      Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Click here to register. 
    • July 18-19
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here to register.
    • July 25-26
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here to register. 

    August 2014

    • Aug. 16
      Ophthalmology Update
      Location:  Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, Jackson MS
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target Audience:  ophthalmologists (practicing and retired), nurses and nurse practitioners.
      Registration coming soon.
    • Aug. 21
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at he Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target Audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register.
    • August 22
      HS-CPR Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@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 to register.
      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.
      Registration coming soon.  
    • August 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.
      Registration coming soon.

    September 2014

    • Sept. 11
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register.  
    • 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.
      Registration coming soon.

    October 2014

    • Oct. 3
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Refresher Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here to register. 
    • Oct. 6
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register.
    • Oct. 13 
      HS-CPR Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@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 to register. 
    • Oct. 15-16
      Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
       Click here to register.
    • Oct. 24-25
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here to register. 
    • Oct. 31- Nov. 1
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here to register.

    November 2014

    •  Oct. 31- Nov. 1
      Advanced Trauma Life Support Student Course
      Location:  UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists.
      Click here 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:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here 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:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@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 to register. 
    • Dec. 9
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location:  Training Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact:  Barbara Smith, basmith2@umc.edu
      Target audience:  physicians, nurses, dentists and health related professionals.
      Click here to register.