Continuing Medical Education Online Learning

Disease Management

Topics review and highlight appropriate pharmacotherapies and recent advances in the treatment, management and coordination of care in the patient with these diseases with an emphasis on improving patient outcomes.

Cardiology Update (Pharmacology)(2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.25 / CE: 1.25, Barry Bertolet, M.D., FACC

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GI Update: Hepatitis C & Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver (Pharmacology) (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.0, Brendan McGuire, M.D.

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Radiology Ordering & Interpretation (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 0.75, Stephen Southworth, M.D.

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COPD: Scope of the Problem (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.75, Jaime Ungo, M.D.

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Electrophysiology Update: Atrial Fibrillation (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.75, Jim Stone, M.D.

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GI Update: Liver Lab Workup and GERD (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.75, Robert Smith, M.D.

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Hypertension 2018: Guidelines and Goals (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Chris Bell, ACNP

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Chronic Care Coodination of Patients with High Risk Co-Morbid Conditions (2018 Endocrine Conference)

CME: 0.75/ CE: 1.0, Erik Dukes, M.D.

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Emergency Medicine

Topics focus on disease states and emergency situations which present daily to emergency medicine providers who take care of patients both pre-hospital and in the emergency department.

Current Treatment and Management of Hypovolemic Shock (2018 Emergency Medicine Conference)

CME: 0.75/ CE: 1.0, Charles Pigott, M.D.

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ER-IR Teamwork: Saving Patients with Large Vessel Occlusions (2018 Emergency Medicine Conference)

CME: 0.75/ CE: 1.0, Jason Stacy, M.D.

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How Safe Are You On the Job? Violence in the Workplace (2018 Emergency Medicine Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Detective Jim Littlejohn

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Initial Burn Care for EMS and Emergency Department Staff (2018 Emergency Medicine Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Ram Velamuri, M.D., MS, DNB, MRCS

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It’s a Mad, Mad World: Management of Behavioral Health Patients In the ED (2018 Emergency Medicine Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Robert Smith

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Pain Management in the Emergency Department in the Era of Opioid Abuse (2018 Emergency Medicine Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Rick Carlton, M.D.

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Panic! You Have a Sexual Assault in the Emergency Department (2018 Emergency Medicine Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Shalotta Sharp, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P

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Practical Management of Common Infections (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Joe Johnsey, M.D.

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Endocrine

Topics strengthen knowledge and provide a better understanding of the diagnosis, management and treatment of endocrine diseases.

2019 Diabetes Update (Pharmacology) (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 0.75, Leslie Hale, CFNP

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Pediatric Update: Obesity & Diabetes (Pharmacology) (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.25 / CE: 1.25, Vernon Rayford, M.D., PharmD, FAAP and Lisa Gaye Thomas, M.D., FAAP

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Diabetic Retinopathy (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5/ CE: 0.75, Khushboo Agrawal-Patel, M.D.

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Cost Conscious Diabetes Management (2018 Endocrine Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.25, Jay Dey, M.D.

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Inpatient Diabetes Management (2018 Endocrine Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.25, Vernon Rayford, M.D., PharmD, FAAP

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Management of Diabetes Soft Tissue Infections (2018 Endocrine Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.25, Malinda Prewitt, M.D.

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Recent Updates in Bariatric Surgery (2018 Endocrine Conference)

CME: 0.75/ CE: 1.0, Will Cauthen, M.D.

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Fireside Chats

Dr. Jeremy Blanchard, NMHS Chief Medical Officer, hosts a monthly "Fireside Chat" focused on topics of concern in healthcare. Creating an informal and relaxed atmosphere while providing valuable information helps calm fears and restore confidence. Additionally, these chats provide the opportunity to outline NMHS actions while sharing our mission.

The Power of Resilience (January 2021)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.0, Jeremy Blanchard, M.D., MMM, CPE

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update (December 2020)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.0, Jeremy Blanchard, M.D., MMM, CPE

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Response to Cyberterrorism: It Takes YOU (November 2020)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.0, Jeremy Blanchard, M.D., MMM, CPE

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Geriatric

Topics examine and discuss the challenges faced by health care providers when caring for the aging population.

Caring at the End of Life: Guiding the Way To Well-Considered Goals (2019 Geriatric Conference)

CME: 1.25 / CE: 1.25, Lucas McElwain, M.D., Wandra Stroupe, DNP, FNP-BC, and Billy Walton, D.O.

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Geriatric Polypharmacy (Pharmacology) (2019 Geriatric Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.0, Teresa Stanford, FNP

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ACO Update: Improving Care for the Elderly (2018 Geriatric Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Lee Greer, M.D.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: A Panel Discussion (2018 Geriatric Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Panel Discussion

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Conversation Before the Crisis: Advance Care Planning (2018 Geriatric Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Lucas McElwain, M.D.

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Identification and Management of Malnutrition in the Elderly (2018 Geriatric Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Keri Purser, RD

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The Physiatrist’s Approach to Geriatrics (2018 Geriatric Conference)

CME: 1.25 / CE: 1, Elwood Fox, M.D.

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Infectious Disease

Topics increase knowledge for those dedicated to and interested in infectious disease and infection prevention.

HIV Management and Updates (2018 Infection Control Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Becky Dorough, FNP

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Influenza Update 2018 (2018 Infection Control Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25 Malinda Prewitt, M.D.

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Sexually Transmitted Disease and Treatment Update (2018 Infection Control Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.25 Paul Byers, M.D.

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Key Components of Antimicrobial Stewardship (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Kim McCrory, PharmD

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Medley of Topics

Topics review and highlight appropriate pharmacotherapies and recent advances in the treatment, management and coordination of care in the patient with a myriad of disease processes with emphasis on improving patient outcomes.

Urology Update (Pharmacology) (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.25 / CE: 1.25, Ali Parden, M.D. and Stephen Farmer, M.D.

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Ortho Update: Feet, Knee & Upper Extremities (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Stephen Southworth, M.D. and Nels Thorderson, M.D.

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Pediatric Potpourri: Rashes, Childhood Obesity & Treatment of Common Colds (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Vernon Rayford, M.D.

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Urology Health Update (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.50 / CE: 0.75, Stephen Farmer, M.D.

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Mental Health & Self-Care

Topics address the presentation and treatment of mental health diagnoses and identify key processes to improve the overall care of the mental health patient. Additionally, topics provide strategies to help providers cope with stress and achieve better work-life balance to ensure preservation of professional well-being, as well as optimal patient outcomes.

Avoiding Burnout as a Healthcare Professional (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.0, Joe Johnsey, M.D.

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Life from Death: Gaining a New Perspective from a Personal Experience (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.0, Elwood Fox, M.D.

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My Personal Journey with Cancer (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.75, Val Serio, M.D.

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Increased Access to Psychiatry & Mental Health Services Via Telehealth (2018 Mental Health Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.75, Val Serio, M.D.

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Management of Depression & Anxiety (2018 Mental Health Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Harrison Evans, M.D.

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Mindfulness & Meditation Techniques (2018 Mental Health Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Harrison Evans, M.D.

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The Silence of Suicide (2018 Mental Health Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Marianne Barnes, M.D.

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Treatment of Complex Comorbid Patients with Psychiatric Diagnosis (2018 Mental Health Conference)

CME: 0.5/ CE: 0.75, Angela Coggins, RN, MSN, ACM

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History of Mental Health in Mississippi (2017 Mental Health Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Paul Callens, PhD

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Oncology

Topics provide the most current and innovative information on the treatment, support, and care of the patient with cancer in order to make a positive difference in their quality of care and quality of life.

Innovation & Navigation in Lung & GI Cancer (2018 Oncology Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Angie Eaton, MSN, OCN, CN-BN / Cindy McDaniel, RN, BSN, CGRN

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Nonsurgical Options for Lung Cancer (2018 Oncology Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Benjamin Hinton, M.D.

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Oral Oncolytics (2018 Oncology Conference)

CME: 0.75/ CE: 1.0, Patti Hawkins, PharmD and Amanda Summers, PharmD

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Prescribing

Topics provide discussions on the prescribing of opioids for chronic pain, resources which address practice management, legal and regulatory issues, opioid pharmacology, and strategies for managing challenging patient situations. Topics in this section meet the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure - CME for Prescribing Controlled Substances requirements for all licensed physicians to obtain 5 hours of Category 1 CME which address prescribing controlled substances.

Legal Update on Opioids (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.25, Bruce Toppin, J.D.

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Opioid Crisis: New Guidelines in Mississippi (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.25, Randy Easterling, M.D.

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Opioid Derivatives & Dosing (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.25, Chris Powe, Ph.D, ACNP-BC

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Personal Story of Addiction (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5/ CE: 0.75, Gary Dawson

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Use of Suboxone & Other Treatment Modalities: Myths, Facts & Tips for Better Outcomes (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Emily Tschumper, PharmD

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Augmentation of SSRIs (Pharmacology) (2017 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0/ CE: 1.0, Demetrio Prota, M.D.

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Prevention and Screening

Topics review prevention of chronic diseases and staying healthy to increase lifespan and decrease healthcare costs while lower-cost screenings can identify a disease before it starts or in its early stages - all with the goal to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes.

12-Lead EKG Interpretation includes 6 modules taught by Dr. Barry Bertolet on behalf of the Mississippi Healthcare Alliance. The modules are designed to improve EKG skills for better identification of MI and other cardiac conditions, explain EMS cardiac pharmacology, and describe MHA's STEMI and stroke protocols.

Women’s Health (Pharmacology) (2019 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.5, Brandy Patterson, M.D.

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Lung Cancer Prevention & Screening (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Kevin Harbour, M.D.

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Stroke Interventions (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.75, Jason Stacy, M.D.

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Women’s Health (Pharmacology) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.75, Brandy Patterson, M.D.

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Lung Cancer Prevention & Screening (2018 Oncology Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Bonnie Basler, M.D.

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Monitoring PSA Scores for Prostate Cancer Treatment (2018 Oncology Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Todd Sherrer, M.D.

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12 Lead EKG Interpretation 1: Lead Placement and Interpretation (2017 Miss Healthcare Alliance)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.5, Barry Bertolet, M.D., FACC

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12 Lead EKG Interpretation 2: Axis Deviations & Bundle Branch Blocks (2017 Miss Healthcare Alliance)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.5, Barry Bertolet, M.D.

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12 Lead EKG Interpretation 3: Myocardial Blood Supply & Acute MI (2017 Miss Healthcare Alliance)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 0.75, Barry Bertolet, M.D.

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12 Lead EKG Interpretation 4: EKG Interpretation and STEMI Alerts (2017 Miss Healthcare Alliance)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 0.75, Barry Bertolet, M.D.

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12 Lead EKG Interpretation 5: Review of MHCA Protocols for STEMI and Stroke (2017 Miss Healthcare Alliance)

CME: 0.25 / CE: 0.25, Barry Bertolet, M.D.

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12 Lead EKG Interpretation 6: EMS Cardiac Pharmacology (2017 Miss Healthcare Alliance)

CME: 0.5 / CE: 0.5, Barry Bertolet, M.D.

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Professionalism and Leadership

Topics examine and discuss pratice-based learning and improvement and review ethics for interprofessional practice.

Ethical Conundrums: What Do I Do with This? (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Stephen Southworth, M.D.

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Navigating the Value-Based Journey in Healthcare (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 0.75 / CE: 1.0, Lee Greer, M.D.

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Risk Adjustment HCCs (Hierarchical Condition Categories) (2018 Outcomes Conference)

CME: 1.0 / CE: 1.25, Bonnie Basler, M.D.

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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

Blanca Johnson, CME Assistant
662-377-3401
bcjohnson@nmhs.net