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The 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 2018

August 2018

  • Aug. 4
    2018 Dermatology Symposium: Diagnostic and Treatment Pearls for Primary Care
    Location: UMMC New School of Medicine LH124
    Contact: Kim Chaney
    Target audience: physicians and nurse practitioners, as well as other interested health care providers in the ares of primary care, family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Aug. 22-24
    19th Annual Conference on Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
    Location: BancorpSouth Conference Center, Tupelo, MS
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Target audience: nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social workers, physical, occupational and speech therapists, nursing home administrators, recreation therapists, mental health providers, senior adults and family caregivers.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Aug. 23-24
    Cancer 2018: ASCO and Other Highlights
    Location: Hilton Hotel and Convention Center, County Line Road, Jackson MS
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: oncologists, hematologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
    Click here for more information or to register.

September 2018

  • Sept. 14
    Adult/Pediatric/Women Health Conference
    Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Target audience: RN, NP, CNM, and other interested healthcare professionals.
    Registration coming soon.
  • Sept. 26
    Heads Up Mississippi Concussion Conference
    Location: The Clyde Muse Center - Hinds Community College Rankin Campus
    Contact: Kim Chaney
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, athletic trainers, coaches and athletic directors.
    Click here for more information or to register.

October 2018

  • Oct. 3-5
    UMMC Advanced Practice Provider Annual Conference
    Location: The Westin Hotel, Jackson MS
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Target audience: NP, PA, CNMs and RN
    Registration coming soon.
  • Oct. 5
    ATLS Refresher Course
    Location: UMMC main campus, CW building, 2nd floor
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Oct. 9
    Infectious Disease Update
    Location: River Hills Country Club
    Time: 5pm - 8pm
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Oct. 12
    MS Chapter AAP Fall Meeting
    Location: Embassy Suites, Ridgeland MS
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: pediatricians, neonatologists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
    Registration coming soon.
  • Oct. 18-19
    2018 MS Transplant Symposium
    Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Kim Chaney
    Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, pharmacists, registered dietitians, nurses, dialysis staff and organ procurement staff.
    Registration coming soon.

 November 2018

  • Nov. 1-2
    Annual Harriet Williamson Diabetes and Diabetes Coalition Conference
    Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Target audience: RN, NP, social workers, dietitians, diabetes educators and other interested healthcare professionals.
    Registration coming soon.
  • Nov. 2-3
    ATLS Student Course
    Location: UMMC main campus, CW building, 2nd floor
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Nov. 8-9
    ATLS Instructor Course
    Location: UMMC main campus, CW building, 2nd floor
    Contact: Kay Watkins
    Target audience: by invitation only.