Nurses

Nurses

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).

August 2017

  • 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 health care professionals involved in the treatment of cancer.
    Click here for more information or to register.
  • Aug. 18
    Opioids for Pain Management
    Location: UMMC Conference Cente, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Cheryl Stingily
    Target audience: Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other interested health care providers.
    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 care professionals 
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    Click here for more information or to register.

September 2017

  • 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. 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. 2-3
    Annual Harriet Williamson Nursing and Diabetes Coalition Conference
    Location: UMMC Conference Cente, Jackson Medical Mall
    Contact: Ashley Givens Smith
    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.
    For more information contact Kay Watkins.
  • Nov. 17
    Stroke Symposium 2017
    Location: UMMC Conference Center, 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
    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.

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.