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    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).

    December 2014

    • 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.
      Click here for more information or to register. 

    January 2015

    • Jan. 23
      Healthcare Leadership Summit
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu 
      Target audience: nurse managers, nurse practitioners, social work administrators, non-clinical managers, healthcare executives, directors, formal or informal leaders, and other interested health care professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • Jan. 30
      Child Development Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists, mental health professionals, teachers and educators, parents.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    February 2015

    • Feb. 20
      HIV 101: An Introduction to Treatment for the HIV Positive Client 
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall 
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: registered nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, and other interested healthcare
      professionals. 
      Registration available January 2015.

    March 2015

    • March 5
      Pediatric Neuroscience Update 2015
      Time: 5pm - 9pm
      Location: River Hills Club, 3600 Ridgewood Road, Jackson MS
      Contact: Elizabeth Franklin, efranklin@umc.edu
      Target audience: family medicine physicians, pediatricians, neurologists, nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • March 6-7
      ATLS Student Course
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register. 
    • March 20
      Mental Health Nursing Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: registered nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available January 2015.
    • March 24-27
      Family Medicine Update
      Location: Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, County Line Road & I-55, Jackson MS
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: family and primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners.
      Registration available Jan. 15, 2015.

    April 2015

    • April 3
      ATLS Refresher Course
      Time: 7:00 a.m.
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 3
      ATLS Refresher Course
      Time: 1:30 p.m.
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 8-10
      Annual Advanced Practice Providers Conference
      Location: Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, County Line Road and I-55, Jackson MS
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: advanced practice providers and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in January 2015.
    • April 14
      Challenges in Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Review of Recent Guidelines for Common Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders
      Time: 5pm - 9pm
      Location: River Hills Club, 3600 Ridgewood Road, Jackson MS
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other interested healthcare providers in the areas of pediatrics, primary care and family medicine.
      Registration available Feb. 13, 2015.
    • April 16-18
      The Winfred > Wiser Society 2015 Symposium
      Location: Hyatt Place, 1016 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland MS
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, sonographers and midwives.
      Registration coming soon.
    • April 23-24
      Annual Pediatric Meeting
      Location: Embassy Suites, 200 Township Place, Ridgeland MS
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other interested healthcare providers.
      Registration available Feb. 1, 2015.
    • April 24
      What's New in Medical and Surgical Dermatology? 2015 Update
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu
      Target audience: dermatologists and nurse practitioners.
      Registration available Feb. 24, 2015.

    May 2015

    • May 17-20
      Southeastern Emergency Medicine Annual Conference
      Location: Harrah's Hotel & Casino, New Orleans LA
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, advanced practice providers, registered nurses, paramedics, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in January 2015.

    June 2015

    • June 12
      ATLS Refresher Course
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • June 26-27
      ATLS Student Course
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    August 2015

    • Aug. 8
      2015 Ophthalmology Update
      Location: Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, County Line Road and I-55, Jackson MS
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technicians, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in April 2015.
    • Aug. 21
      2nd Annual Cancer 2015
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists.
      Registration available June 1, 2015.

    September 2015

    • Sept. 25
      Adult & Pediatric Medical/Surgical Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in July 2015.

    October 2015

    • October 9-10
      ATLS Student Course
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • October 23
      ATLS Refresher Course
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    November 2015

    • Nov. 5-6
      Annual Harriet Williamson Diabetes Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: diabetic educators, dietitians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in August 2015.