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SAVE THE DATE: McKnight's Fall Online Expo Sept. 20

SAVE THE DATE: McKnight's Fall Online Expo Sept. 20

The 5th Annual McKnight's Fall Online Expo will feature three educational webinars Sept. 20.

Register for the McKnight's Online Expo

Register for the McKnight's Online Expo

Wound care, payment, quality, technology and capital will be covered in five separate webinars at next week's McKnight's Online Expo.

One day until the Fall Online Expo

The McKnight's Fall Online Expo begins tomorrow, and providers can visit with a host of vendors at their interactive booths.

When opportunity knocks, LTC pros answer

When opportunity knocks, LTC pros answer

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Say what you want about long-term care professionals because I've just about heard it all. They work too hard, they whine too much, they work for too little, they should be watched closer, and so on. But one thing is inarguable: They're opportunists, and they like to find a good deal.

Registrations for Online Expo on record pace

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The 10th Annual McKnight's Online Expo is little more than two weeks away and organizers say registrations are proceeding at a record pace. The virtual trade show features five webinars and CE credits, all free, on March 29 and 30. There will also be a popular interactive exhibit hall.

A fistful of credits with 10th Online Expo

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The 10th Annual McKnight's Online Expo is around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity for attendees to earn five free continuing education credits. The virtual trade show features five educational webinars led by national experts March 29-30.

Registration underway for McKnight's 10th Annual Online Expo

Registration underway for McKnight's 10th Annual Online Expo

McKnight's Online Expo is back for its 10th year, bigger and better than ever. The profession's virtual trade show will take place March 29-30 with six sessions and an exhibit hall that still cost nothing for participants. Attendees also have the option of collecting up to six free continuing education (CE) credits.

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McKnight's unveils new Online Expo details

Providers have begun registering for the 9th Annual McKnight's Online Expo, which will take place March 25-26. The virtual trade show will again offer five free continuing education credits to attendees, organizers announced this week.

One day to go: McKnight's Fall Online Expo returns with 3 free CE webcasts

One day to go: McKnight's Fall Online Expo returns with 3 free CE webcasts

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McKnight's second Fall Online Expo will take place tomorrow, featuring three free webcasts on pressing long-term care issues. Attendees can earn continuing education credit while learning about regulatory compliance, strategies for handling difficult families and residents, and tips for finding success with managed care.

ONLINE EXPO DAY 2: Learn how to prepare for a facility re-survey, where to find capital

ONLINE EXPO DAY 2: Learn how to prepare for a facility re-survey, where to find capital

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Long-term care professionals are in for a second day of great insights at the McKnight's Online Expo. Attention will turn to finding capital and preparing for surveys, after the event kicked off Wednesday with informative sessions on MDS 3.0 changes, technology and wound care.

CMS releases new Minimum Data Set training videos; session on coding to kick off McKnight's Online Expo tomorrow

CMS releases new Minimum Data Set training videos; session on coding to kick off McKnight's Online Expo tomorrow

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Post-acute providers now can refer to four new Minimum Data Set training videos from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which answer frequently asked questions and clarify tricky items related to a variety of codes.

Record sign-ups continue for next week's McKnight's Online Expo

Providers and other long-term care stakeholders continue to vote with their fingertips in record numbers. They have pushed registrations to new highs in advance of the 8th Annual McKnight's Online Expo. Attendees can tune in Wednesday and Thursday from wherever they have an Internet connection and earn up to five free, NAB-approved CE credits. Fifteen vendor booths will be among the highlights of the Exhibition Hall for the no-cost event.

Foot ulcers double the cost of diabetes care, study finds

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Eliminating foot ulcers would cut costs for diabetes care in half, according to researchers with consulting firm The Analysis Group.

LTC administrators to be honored during 'their' week; Online Expo countdown begins

Long-term care administrators have a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks. On Sunday, National Long Term Care Administrators' Week begins. The sponsoring American College of Health Care Administrators says it is an opportunity for staff, residents and others to thank and honor administrators, who must maintain ongoing educational requirements. Administrators and others have a prime opportunity to satisfy some of those requirements at McKnight's 8th Annual Online Expo, which runs from March 26-27. The free virtual trade show offers up to five NAB-approved continuing education credits at no cost.

McKnight's 8th Expo is here

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The universal problem of how providers can best prepare for regulator inspections will be one of five key topics covered in McKnight's Online Expo educational sessions March 26-27.

Eighth annual McKnight's Online Expo to kick off March 26

Eighth annual McKnight's Online Expo to kick off March 26

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For the eighth year, the McKnight's Online Expo is set to deliver practical, timely information to long-term care providers at an unbeatable price point. The 2014 Expo, taking place March 26 and 27, will include five webcasts from LTC leaders.

Focus on physician groups, managed care to prepare for the future, say long-term care experts

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Skilled nursing providers should build partnerships with physician groups and hospitals but need to make sure to stay abreast of legal and regulatory frameworks, according to experts who spoke at McKnight's Fall Online Expo.

TODAY'S THE DAY: McKnight's launches first-ever Fall Expo

TODAY'S THE DAY: McKnight's launches first-ever Fall Expo

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Long-term care experts are ready to share their insights today, when McKnight's first Fall Online Expo kicks off this morning. Three webinars will take place — with opportunities to earn free continuing education credits for each.

McKnight's Fall Online Expo addresses pressing long-term care issues

McKnight's first Fall Online Expo will feature three separate webcasts, starting at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday (Sept. 10). A panel of experts will discuss essential long-term care issues, such as Minimum Data Set changes and hospital partnerships. Attendees will be eligible for no-cost continuing education credits.

McKnight's inaugural Fall Expo set for Sept. 10

The inaugural McKnight's Fall Online Expo will give participants the ability to earn up to three continuing education credits on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

McKnight's Fall Online Expo to address top operator challenges

McKnight's Fall Online Expo to address top operator challenges

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The inaugural McKnight's Fall Online Expo will feature a slate of distinguished experts addressing some of the most pressing long-term care issues, including Minimum Data Set changes and hospital partnerships.

McKnight's Super Tuesday webinar tackles electronic health records

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McKnight's last Super Tuesday before the Fall Online Expo will take place today at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

ONE DAY TO GO: 'Prime' reasons to gear up for the Online Expo

ONE DAY TO GO: 'Prime' reasons to gear up for the Online Expo

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The best "prime" opportunity for long-term care professionals to learn the latest information about many of the top issues in long-term care is at hand. Prime? Two days. Five free webcasts. Seven years running for the annual McKnight's Online Expo. Appropriately, there are a lot of prime numbers associated with this year's event, which already has shattered all previous registration record.

Conference benefits without the hassle: McKnight's Online Expo kicks off Wednesday

Conference benefits without the hassle: McKnight's Online Expo kicks off Wednesday

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No travel is required to take part in the seventh annual McKnight's Online Expo, which starts Wednesday. Simply register for free online and join the expo from the comfort of your own computer.

Inappropriate touching led to reasonable Immediate Jeopardy citation, court finds

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A federal appeals court recently upheld Immediate Jeopardy penalties against a North Carolina skilled nursing facility that it agreed did not respond adequately to a resident's inappropriate touching of other residents and staff.

7th Annual McKnight's Online Expo sessions now available in archived format

7th Annual McKnight's Online Expo sessions now available in archived format

Sessions from the Seventh Annual McKnight's Online Expo are now available for viewing and listening in our archives. All five educational sessions from nationally renowned expert speakers can be called up again, or in the case of first-time visitors, experienced for the first time. Newcomers should simply complete the basic, free registration form at the link below, while repeat visitors can click below to log in once again.

McKnight's Online Expo returns

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An immediate jeopardy citation can throw a long-term care facility into a crisis, but providers can use the government's guidelines as a quality assessment tool. That's the topic of one of the presentations at the seventh annual McKnight's Online Expo. Additional sessions will give an update on the Minimum Data Set, offer insight into relational agents in a healthcare setting, target wound care research and describe the current outlook for obtaining capital.

Exhibit hall, CE options highlight McKnight's Online Expo

The seventh annual McKnight's Online Expo will kick off with five CE-approved webcasts on March 20 and 21. Expo participants can also take advantage of the online exhibition hall to connect with vendors and get insight into the latest products.

Super Tuesdays kick off April 17 with free webcast, CE on surveyors

Super Tuesdays kick off April 17 with free webcast, CE on surveyors

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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.