An effective, interdisciplinary approach to wound care can reduce rehospitalizations and help facilities avoid litigation, experts said in a webcast on the final day of the McKnight's Online Expo.
All of the usual topics of long-term care leadership and caregiving will be covered deftly and in-depth, but next week's annual meeting of the American College of Health Care Administrators will be remarkable for something else: the group's 50th anniversary. Veteran reporter and publishing icon Rona Barrett will deliver a "Nothing but the truth" keynote address Saturday afternoon, while former Dallas Cowboys player Everson Walls will headline Monday afternoon with "Putting your team first."
Providers will get an up-close look at problems with the nursing home survey process from a nationally respected expert during the first 2012 McKnight's Super Tuesday webcast. The event will take place at 1 p.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday and earn attendees continuing education (CE) credit. Linda Elizaitis, RNC, RAC-CT, BS, the president of CMS Compliance Group, will examine national trends in survey deficiencies, note at least 10 things that can help an operator prevent deficiencies and also explain how to avoid so-called "gotcha" deficiencies. Registration for the no-cost event is ongoing.
The sixth annual McKnight's Online Expo begins in one week. More than 20 industry vendors will exhibit at this annual event, which runs March 21-22. Attendees again will be able to earn up to five free NAB-approved continuing education (CE) credits. Free registration is ongoing at McKnights.com. A record number of professionals have attended and earned thousands of CEs during the past three years. The virtual trade show will get operators up-to-speed on the hottest topics in long-term care: payment, capital, technology, wound care and quality.
Maybe you've heard the one that starts like this: A long-term care administrator, director of nursing and resident walk into a bar ...
Record crowds on Wednesday attended the first day of the 5th Annual McKnight's Online Expo, which wraps up today with seminars focusing on payment issues and new quality initiatives. It's not too late to register for these events at www.mcknights.com/expo2011.
Today marks the beginning of the 5th Annual McKnight's Online Expo, the largest online trade show for the long-term care community. Free registration is still available online at www.mcknights.com/expo2011
Ignoring the adage "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," organizers of the McKnight's Online Expo are changing the formula to their highly successful virtual trade show for long-term care professionals. McKnight's is kicking off its expo with two days of educational sessions March 23 and 24—and extending the experience with six more months of new educational sessions and exhibits.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News is now offering free long-term care continuing medical education courses and credits through its website, www.mcknights.com.