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  • Live Events

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

    May 2016

    • May 20
      HIV 101
      Location: UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall
      Contact: Ashley Givens, agivens@umc.edu
      Target audience: nurses and social workers.
      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 17
      HIV Statewide Clinical Update 2016
      Location: Muse Center - Hinds Community College
      Contact: Ashley Givens, agivens@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, nurses, pharmacists and social workers.
      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 8
      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.
    • 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 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 29
      Advancements in Direct Restorations
      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.

    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.
      Registration opening soon.
    • 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. 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.
      Registration opening on June 1, 2016.
    • 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.
      Registration coming in early July 2016.
    • Sept. 30
      Health Disparities Conference
      Location: Jackson Convention Center
      Contact: Ashley Givens, agivens@umc.edu
      Target audience: physicians, nurses and social workers.
      Registration coming soon.

    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. 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
      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.