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  • Live Events

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

    July 2016

    • July 23
      Keeping It Aligned: Ways to Identify Postural Dysfunction and Reduce Asymmetry
      Location: SHRP Building, UMMC
      Contact: Cheryl Stingily, cstingily@umc.edu
      Target audience: physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and physical and occupational therapy students.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • July 28
      Schwartz Center Rounds - My Patient is Different from Me: Understanding Gender Identity and Expression
      Location: Classroom R354, 12pm - 1pm
      Contact: Cheryl Stingily, cstingily@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, pharmacists, physical therapists, clergy and other caregivers.
    • July 29
      Direct Esthetic Restorations in Contemporary Practice
      Location: Norman C. Nelson Student Union, UMMC main campus.
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: dentists and dental team.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • July 30
      All About Endocrine - In Children
      Location: Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, 1001 E. County Line Road, Jackson MS
      Contact: Kay Watkins: dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, nurses, dietitians and social workers.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    August 2016

    • Aug. 1
      Heartsaver CPR-AED
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Target audience: anyone who wants to learn basic CPR. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 3
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location: UMMC Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 6
      2016 Ophthalmology Update
      Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, Ridgeland MS
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: ophthalmologists and ophthalmic technicians.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 19
      Cancer 2016: ASCO and Other Highlights
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: oncologists, hematologists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, social workers and other healthcare professionals with an interest in cancer.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 26
      Implementing Lasers into Your Practice
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall.
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: dentist and dental team.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    September 2016

    • Sept. 6
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location: UMMC Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 14-16
      2016 Advanced Practice Provider Conference
      Location: Rankin Hinds Community College Muse Center
      Contact: Ashley Givens, agivens@umc.edu
      Target audience: this symposium has been specifically designed for Advanced Practice Providers - nurse practitioners, nurses, nurse anesthetists, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 26
      Heartsaver CPR-AED
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Target audience: anyone who wants to learn basic CPR. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 27
      An Evening of Adolescent Medicine
      Location: River Hills Club
      Contact: Elizabeth Franklin, efranklin@umc.edu
      Target audience: pediatricians, primary care physicians, advanced practice providers, and any healthcare provider interested in learning more about adolescent medicine, updates and new resources available in the area.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    October 2016

    • Oct. 3
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location: UMMC Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Oct. 7-8
      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.
    • Oct. 28
      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 2016

    • Nov. 3-4
      Annual Harriet Williamson Diabetes & Diabetes Coalition Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Ashley Givens Smith, agivens@umc.edu
      Target audience: nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, diabetes educators and public health workers.
      Registration coming soon.
    • Nov. 4
      Heartsaver CPR-AED
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Target audience: anyone who wants to learn basic CPR. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Nov. 7
      Basic Life Support Course
      Location: UMMC Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Nov. 11
      Nurse Educator Conference
      Location: TBD
      Contact: Ashley Givens Smith, agivens@umc.edu
      Target audience: nurse educators
      Registration coming soon.
    • Nov. 11
      Factors Leading to Successful One-Visit Endodontics for both Vital & Non-vital Teeth
      Location: School of Dentistry, UMMC main campus
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: dentists and dental team.
      Registration coming soon.
    • Nov. 18
      2016 Stroke Symposium
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, therapists, pharmacists, EMS, social workers, radiology technicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the care of stroke patients.
      Registration opens Aug. 1, 2016.