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  • Live Events

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

    July 2015

    • July 24
      Drugs in Dentistry
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu 
      Target audience: dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and front office personnel.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    August 2015

    • Aug. 8
      2015 Ophthalmology Update
      Location: Hilton Hotel & Conference Center, County Line Road and I-55, Jackson MS
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technicians, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 13
      Basic Life Support Provider Course
      Location: Jackson Medical Mall, Training Center
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers (e.g., medical, nursing, emergency medical or allied health personnel) whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 20-21
      Cancer 2015: ASCO and Other Highlights
      -Thursday, Aug. 20, Hematology Topics
      6pm - 9:15pm
      Location: Hilton Hotel and Conference Center
      1001 County Line Road, Jackson, MS 39216
      -Friday, Aug. 21
      7am - 5pm
      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 and other healthcare professionals with an interest in cancer.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 22 
      Interpersonal Violence Community Conference
      Location: Brandon First United Methodist Church, 205 Mary Ann Drive, Brandon MS 39042
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: nurses, social workers, teachers and school counselors.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Aug. 28
      HIV 101
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers and other interested health care professionals.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    September 2015

    • Sept. 3
      HS-CPR Course
      Location: Jackson Medical Mall, Training Center
      Contact: Kay Watkins,  dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: anyone who wants to learn basic CPR. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 17-18
      Care and Management Overview of HIV Infection
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurses and other interested health care professionals.
      Registration opens in August.
    • Sept. 18
      MS Chapter AAP Fall Meeting: Pediatric Basics
      Location: Embassy Suites, 200 Township Place, Ridgeland, MS 39056
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: pediatricians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other interested healthcare providers.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 21
      Basic Life Support Provider Course
      Location: Jackson Medical Mall, Training Center
      Contact: Kay Watkins,  dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers (e.g., medical, nursing, emergency medical or allied health personnel) whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 25
      Adult & Pediatric Medical/Surgical Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in July 2015.
    • Sept. 25
      Achieving Your Vision - Dental Staffing and Business Principles
      Location: Norman C. Nelson Student Union
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu
      Target audience: dental team.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Sept. 26
      Back to Basics: Anatomy Review of the Spine with Cadaver Prosection
      Location: SHRP/Lab
      Contact: Cheryl Stingily, cstingily@umc.edu
      Target audience: physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants.
      Click here for more information or to register.

    October 2015

    • Oct. 1-2
      Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: pediatricians, house staff, emergency physicians, family physicians, nurses, dentists, paramedical personnel, respiratory therapists, and others with responsibilities for the well-being of infants and children.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Oct. 3
      SIMFest
      Location: Classroom Wing, UMMC Campus, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: clinical course directors, clinical faculty, clinical educators, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dentists and dental staff..
      Registration available July 15, 2015.
    • Oct. 5
      Basic Life Support Provider Course
      Location: Jackson Medical Mall, Training Center
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers (e.g., medical, nursing, emergency medical or allied health personnel) whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Oct. 8-9, 2015
      Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course
      Location: Training Center, Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers (e.g., medical, nursing, emergency medical or allied health personnel) whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of ACLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Oct. 9-10
      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. 15-16
      The 2nd Annual Transplant Symposium: Managing Comorbidities in Transplant 
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, dietitians, social workers, pharmacists, the transplant team, and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in Aug. 10, 2015.
    • Oct. 23
      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.
    • Oct. 24
      Minority Women's Health Symposium
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu 
      Target audience: physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, educators, students and anyone interested in minority women's health issues.
      Registration available Aug. 1, 2015.
    • Oct. 29
      Our Older Patients: Keeping their Mind in the Game
      Location: Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, 1152 Lakeland Drive, Jackson MS
      Contact: Elizabeth Franklin, efranklin@umc.edu
      Check In, Reception (food and beverage): 4:45pm - 5:15pm
      Welcome and Overview: 5:15pm - 5:30pm
      Program: 5:30pm - 9:00pm (3.25 hours CME)
      A Collaborative CME event - Baptist Health Systems/St. Dominic/UMMC
      Registration available Aug. 14, 2015.

    November 2015

    • Nov. 4
      HS-CPR Course
      Location: Jackson Medical Mall, Training Center
      Contact: Kay Watkins,  dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: anyone who wants to learn basic CPR. No prior medical experience necessary.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Nov. 5-6
      Annual Harriet Williamson Diabetes Conference
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: diabetic educators, dietitians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration available in August 2015.
    • Nov. 9
      Basic Life Support Provider Course
      Location: Jackson Medical Mall, Training Center
      Contact: Kay Watkins,  dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers (e.g., medical, nursing, emergency medical or allied health personnel) whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.
    • Nov. 13
      2015 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 interested healthcare professionals interested in the care of stroke patients.
      Registration available Sept. 1, 2015.
    • Nov. 13
      Hands on Preparation for Porcelain Veneers and All Ceramic Crowns
      Location: SHRP building (morning) and School of Dentistry (afternoon)
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu
      Target audience: dental team
      Registration available Sept. 1, 2015.
    • Nov. 17
      Pediatric Anesthesiology Update 2015
      Location: River Hills Club, Jackson MS
      Time: 5pm - 9pm
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: pediatricians, family medicine, anesthesiologists, nurse practitioners and others interested in guidelines for and updates on pediatric anesthesia. (AMA PRA category 1 credit only)
      Registration coming soon.

    December 2015

    • Dec. 4
      ENT Basics for the Advanced Practice Provider
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Brea Cole, cbcole@umc.edu
      Target audience: advanced practice providers including nurse practitioners, CRNA's and other interested healthcare professionals.
      Registration opening in October.
    • Dec. 7
      Basic Life Support Provider Course
      Location: Jackson Medical Mall, Training Center
      Contact: Kay Watkins, dkwatkins@umc.edu
      Target audience: healthcare providers (e.g., medical, nursing, emergency medical or allied health personnel) whose daily occupation or volunteer activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of BLS.
      Click here for more information or to register.

     

    February 2016

    • Feb. 20
      Dermatology
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@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.
      Registration available Dec. 30, 2015.

    April 2016

    • April 8-9
      2016 Wiser Symposium 
      Location: Embassy Suites, Ridgeland MS
      Contact: Lynn Conerly, lmconerly@umc.edu
      Target audience: sonographers, ob/gyn's, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and midwives.
      Registration available Feb. 1, 2016.