DAY TWO: McKnight's fourth annual Online Expo today to offer webcasts on payment, technology

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Peter Kress
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Beginning this morning, McKnight's will host two more online webcasts as part of its fourth annual Online Expo. Free registration is still available for these two seminars at www.mcknights.com/marchexpo.

Leah Klusch, executive director of the Alliance Training Center and occasional McKnight's contributor, at will cover new changes to the MDS and RUGs. That will take place at 11 a.m. EDT. Then, at 1 p.m., long-term care information technology expert Peter Kress will discuss ways to capitalize on new technologies. Each of these webcasts is valid for one continuing education credit.

Besides the webcasts, viewers can visit nearly 20 exhibitor booths. Content from the McKnight's Expo will be available online for two months, though repeat views of the webcasts will not be valid for CEUs. For more information, visit www.mcknights.com/marchexpo.

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