Live Events

Live Events

Events scheduled through the Office of Continuing Health Professional Education include:

August 2017

  • Aug. 11
    A Day in the Life of a CAD/CAM Dentist
    Location: UMMC School of Dentistry Simulation Suite
    Contact: Kim Chaney
    Target audience: dentists and dental team.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Aug. 18
    Cancer 2017: ASCO and Other Highlights
    Location: Hilton Hotel
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of cancer.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Aug. 18
    Opioids for Pain Management
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Cheryl Stingily 
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other interested healthcare providers.
    Click here for more information or to register. 
  • Aug. 19
    2017 Ophthalmology Update
    Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, Ridgeland, MS
    Contact: Kim Chaney
    Target audience: ophthalmologists and ophthalmic technicians.
    Click here for more information or to register. 
  • Aug. 23
    HS-CPR Course
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training Center; 3rd floor of the School of Medicine
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Aug. 25
    HIV 101: An Introduction to Treatment for the HIV Positive Client
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Target Audience: Nurses, Social Workers, and Other Interested Health Professionals
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith, agivens@umc.edu
    Click here for more information or to register.

September 2017

  • Sept. 11
    Basic Life Support Course
    Location: Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training Center; 3rd floor of the School of Medicine
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Contact: Kay Watkins 
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Sept. 20-22
    UMMC Advanced Practice Provider Conference
    Location: The Clyde Muse Center, 515 Country Place Parkway, Pearl, MS
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Click here for more information or to register. 
  • Sept. 22
    MS Chapter AAP Fall Meeting
    Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 118 Laurel Park Cove, Flowood MS
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who care for children.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Sept. 29
    2017 Adult/Pediatric Nursing Conference
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Registration coming soon.

October 2017

  • Oct. 6-7
    ATLS Student Course
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Oct. 16
    Basic Life Support Course
    Location: Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training Center; 3rd floor of the School of Medicine
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Contact: Kay Watkins 
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Oct. 20
    Simfest
    Location: Simulation Lab, UMMC main campus
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: clinical faculty, simulation instructors, EMTs and course directors.
    Registration coming soon.
  • Oct. 27
    ATLS Refresher Course
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
    Click here for more information or to register.

November 2017

  • Nov. 1
    Basic Life Support Course
    Location: Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training Center; 3rd floor of the School of Medicine
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Contact: Kay Watkins 
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Nov. 2-3
    Annual Harriet Williamson Nursing and Diabetes Coalition Conference
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Registration coming soon.
  • Nov. 4
    Hot Topics in Pediatrics
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Cheryl Stingily
    Target audience: physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and physical and occupational therapy students.
    Registration coming soon.
  • Nov. 9-10
    ATLS Instructor Course - By Invitation Only
    Location: UMMC Conference Cente, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians certified in ATLS who have been identified as potential instructors.
  • Nov. 9-10
    Esthetic Skin Institute (ESI) Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Dermal Fillers

    Location: UMMC School of Dentistry Simulation Suite
    Contact: Kim Chaney
    Target audience: dentists.
    Registration coming soon.
  • Nov. 10
    HS-CPR Course
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training Center; 3rd floor of the School of Medicine
    Contact: Kay Watkins 
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Nov. 17
    Stroke Symposium 2017
    Location: UMMC Conference Cente, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, physical and occupational therapists and other healthcare providers caring for stroke victims.
    Registration coming soon.

December 2017

  • Dec. 1
    Dental Insurance Reimbursement - My Paycheck Depends on It and Simplify Reimbursement with More New Codes? Who are You Kidding?
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Kim Chaney 
    Target audience: dentists and dental team.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Dec. 1
    Forensic Psychiatry Update: Issues at the Interface of Law and Mental Health
    Location: UMMC main campus, classroom CW 308
    Contact: Kay Watkins  
    Target audience: psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, RN, social workers, attorneys, judges, paralegals, mental health and legal professionals of all types.
    Registration available Sept. 15, 2017.
  • Dec. 5
    Basic Life Support Course
    Location: Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training Center; 3rd floor of the School of Medicine
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Click here for more information or to register

February 2018

  • Feb. 24-25
    Nuclear Medicine Update
    Location: Table 100 Conference Center, 100 Ridge Way, Flowood MS
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: radiology/nuclear medicine physicians, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine scientists, nuclear medicine technologists and other physicians interested in nuclear medicine.
    Registration available Dec. 15, 2017.

March 2018

  • March 21-23
    Family Medicine Update
    Location: Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, 1002 County Line Road, Jackson MS
    Contact: Kay Watkins  
    Target audience: family medicine physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
    Registration available Jan. 2, 2018.