Continuing Medical Education

North Mississippi Medical Center's Medical Staff has charged the Continuing Medical Education Program, led by the Medical Education Committee, to develop and provide a formal CME Program. This program identifies educational needs and intended results which support the NMHS mission to continuously improve the health of the people of our region.

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2022 CME Programs

Mental Health Conference

Mental Health Conference
April 29, 2022

It is essential for all health care providers, especially those delivering care daily in a clinic setting, to have knowledge of caring for the mental health of the people in our region. This one-day activity will address the presentation and treatment of mental health diagnoses and provide an awareness of transitions in care by identifying key processes to improve the overall care of the mental health patient. The target audience for this activity includes primary care and acute care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, counselors and other health care providers interested in the content of this activity.

Spring Cardiology Symposium

Spring Cardiology Symposium
March 4-5, 2022

Diseases of the heart continue to be a challenge for health care providers in their daily quest of caring for the people of this region. This CME activity will highlight the challenges of recognizing, diagnosing and treating patients presenting with heart problems by enhancing knowledge and improving competency with a special emphasis given to refining diagnostic and therapeutic skills.

Oncology Conference

Oncology Conference
March 25, 2022

A cancer diagnosis can be a life-changing experience for patients and their loved ones. As a health care provider, the care you provide these patients often intersects with the care provided by our oncology team. Our goal for this conference is to provide health care providers with the most current and innovative information on the treatment, support and care of the patient with cancer. Together we can make a difference in the quality of care and quality of life for oncology patients. Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, therapists, social workers, pastors, health care administrators and other health care professionals will benefit from knowledge gained through the different sessions offered during this conference.

Family Medicine/Internal Medicine Update

Family Medicine/Internal Medicine Update
May 13-14, 2022

The purpose of this two-day update is to discuss important daily topics and challenges health care providers face when caring for an entire family. Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, therapists, social workers, pastors, health care administrators and other health care professionals will benefit from knowledge gained through the different sessions offered during this symposium.

Infection Control Conference

Infection Control Conference
Aug. 5, 2022

Infection control is a critical component of safe, quality health care. This one-day conference is designed to increase the knowledge of infection control issues for those dedicated individuals who are working hard to advance the infection prevention agenda. The target audience consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and other health care providers interested in these topics.

Outcomes Conference

Outcomes Conference
Aug. 18-20, 2022

This two-day educational offering specifically targets primary care physicians and nurse practitioners. The focus is to provide the learner with proven treatment options for disease states most frequently seen in our region. We have asked specialists to address not only individual disease states but also the effects of having more than one disease and the variation of treatments required to properly maintain the patient's health. The content is supported by evidence-based therapies with some examples of proven outcomes data within the NMHS system. 

Geriatric Conference

Geriatric Conference
Sept. 16, 2022

There is a difference between living a life and just living. The purpose of this one-day symposium is to examine and discuss the challenges health care providers are faced with when caring for the aging population. Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, therapists, social workers, pastors, health care administrators and other health care professionals will benefit from knowledge gained through the different sessions offered during this symposium.

CME Program

The Continuing Medical Education Program’s vision is to be the educational provider of choice for all regional providers by offering outcomes driven, multi-hour activities featuring an interdisciplinary approach to disease management.
For additional information, contact:
Tracie Conwill, Manager
662-377-3826
tmaxey@nmhs.net

Loralei McGee, Medical/CME Librarian
662-377-4399
lmcgee@nmhs.net

Lauren Bowden,
CME Data Analyst
662-377-3401
lauren.bowden@nmhs.net