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

    January 2016

    • January 29-31
      61st Annual Southern Conference of Dental Deans and Examiners
      Location: Marriott, Jackson MS
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: by invitation only.

    February 2016

    • Feb. 1
      Basic Life Support
      Location: UMMC Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentist and dental staff, nurses and EMTs.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Feb. 10-11
      8th Annual Mississippi Addiction Conference
      Location: Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, County Line Road, Jackson MS
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dentists and dental staff, and pharmacists.
      This conference will educate and provide resources regarding the disease of addiction. This conference will provide evidenced based lectures that will enable the addiction professional/health care provider and their staff to more readily identify addictive illness, adolescent/young adult treatment, prescription drug crisis, the impact on families, and the latest and the various treatments available.
      For more information or to register please contact: Donna Young, dcyoung2128@aol.com, 601-261-9899.
    • Feb. 15
      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.
    • Feb. 20
      Dermatology Symposium: Diagnostic & Treatment Pearls for Primary Care 2016
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners and other interested health care providers in the areas of primary care, family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Feb. 27-28
      Nuclear Medicine Update 2016
      Location: Table 100, 100 Ridge Way, Flowood MS 39232
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: radiology/nuclear medicine physicians, nuclear medicine technologists, nuclear medicine residents/students and other physicians interested in nuclear medicine.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    March 2016

    • March 1
      Basic Life Support
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentist and dental staff, nurses and EMTs.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • March 4-5
      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 11
      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.
    • March 23-25
      Family Medicine Update
      Location: Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, County Line Road, Jackson MS
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: family and primary care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    April 2016

    • April 3-6
      Southeastern Emergency Medicine Annual Conference (SEEMAC)
      Location: Harrah's, New Orleans
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and paramedics.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 5
      Pediatric Orthopedic Conference
      Location: River Hills Club, Jackson MS
      Contact: Elizabeth Franklin, efranklin@umc.edu
      Target audience: pediatricians, primary care physicians and physical therapists.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 6
      Basic Life Support
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentist and dental staff, nurses and EMTs.
      Click here for more information or to registers.
    • April 8-9
      2nd Annual UMMC-Wiser Society Ultrasound Symposium 
      Location: Embassy Suites, Ridgeland MS
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, sonographers, nurse practitioners, midwives, nurses and radiology technicians.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 11
      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.
    • April 15
      Mental Health Conference
      Contact: Ashley Givens, agivens@umc.edu
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Target audience: nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration opening in February.
    • April 18-19
      Pediatric Advanced Life Support
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare providers.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 22
      What's New in Medical & Surgical Dermatology? 2016 Update
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: dermatologists and dermatology nurse practitioners.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 22-24
      Congenital Heart Conference
      Location: UMMC main campus, Classroom Wing
      Registration opening soon.
    • April 25-26
      Advanced Cardiac Life Support
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare providers.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • April 28-29
      MS Chapter AAP Spring Meeting
      Location: Embassy Suites, Ridgeland MS
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other interested healthcare professionals who care for children.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    May 2016

    • May 9
      Basic Life Support
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentist and dental staff, nurses and EMTs.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    June 2016

    • June 1
      Basic Life Support
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists and dental staff, nurses and EMTs.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • June 3
      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 3
      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.
    • June 24-25
      ATLS Student Course (UMMC Residents only)
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: UMMC residents needing ATLS certification.
      Registration closed.

    July 2016

    • July 15-16
      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.
    • July 29
      The World's First Purely Ceramic Composite-Organically Modified Ceramic
      Location: Norman C. Nelson Student Union, UMMC main campus.
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: dentists and dental team.
      Registration coming soon.

    August 2016

    • Aug. 18-19
      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.
      Registration opens May 1, 2016.
    • 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.
      Registration coming soon.

    September 2016

    • 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.
      Registration opening on June 1, 2016.

    October 2016

    • October 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.
    • October 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. 11
      Factors Leading to Successful One-Visit Endodontics for both Vital & Non-vital Teeth
      Location: TBD
      Contact: Kim Chaney, kchaney@umc.edu
      Target audience: 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.