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Continuing Education

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.

How to do it … continuing education

Continuing education (CE) choices abound, and while time and money usually shape decisions, trying to get the most for both is a wise tactic. Most professionals pursue CE for license renewal and certification, but increasing numbers are doing so for professional growth and career advancement.

Directors of nursing rolling the dice with annual meeting

The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care is gathering members for five days of education, networking and socializing at Caeser’s Palace in Las Vegas. The meeting starts Saturday and includes an opening General Session on Sunday and exhibit hours Monday and Tuesday mornings. With a theme of “In it to win it!” the conference will offer up to 30 hours of continuing education credit. A full array of clinical, regulatory and management topics will be covered.

LTC administrators will be ‘Striking gold with leadership’ at ACHCA convocation

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.”

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