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CMS recently made 3 changes to the hospital dietary guidelines and rewrote the dietary guidelines for critical access hospitals. This program will discuss the CoPs for dietary, food and nutrition services, including the new dietary guidelines for critical access hospitals. CMS published a new rule that allows medical staff and board to credential and privilege qualified dietitians and nutritional specialists to order a patient's diet.
Our expert will also cover The Joint Commission Provision of Care standards, The Joint Commission dietary tracers related to dietetic and food service areas, and review DNV GL's standards on dietetics and nutrition.
Your order includes:
|- CoPs on food & dietetic services||- Keeping up with CMS changes||- Privileging qualified dieticians|
|- Qualified nutritional specialists||- State scope of practice||- State laws & hospital policies|
|- Ordering patient diets||- 3 tag changes||- Organizied dietary services|
|- Meeting nutritional needs||- Survey procedure questions||- Therapeutic diets & guidelines|
|- Infection control in dietary services||- Infection control worksheet||- Safe food handling|
|- Emergency & disaster plans||- Contracted services||And so much more!|
|- Nutritional screen||- Time frame for screens||- Food & nutrition|
|- Proper sanitation, temperature, etc.||- Patients refusing food||- Accommodating special diets|
|- Accommodating ethnic food||- Nutrition preferences||- Storing food & nutrition|
|- Therapeutic diet manual||- Patient education||And so much more!|
|- Assessment & care planning||- Instructions by qualified staff||- Identification & nutrition risk|
|- Nutrition screening criteria||- Time frames for nutrition assessment||- Measuring food consumption|
|- Special population needs||- Procedure for patients refusing meals||- Discharge education & referrals|
|- Communication||- Time frames for re-evaluation||And so much more!|
|- Director of dietary qualifications||- Dietary leader responsibilities||- Emergency & disaster plans|
|- Hospital diets & menus||- Food preparation & storage||- Safe food handling|
|- Contracts for services, food & supplies||- Sanitation & infection control||- Quality improvement activities|
|- DNV Healthcare standards||- CAH dietary standards||And so much more!|
Anyone involved with or interested in diet and food regulations and standards, including but not limited to: Dietitians, Director of Dietary, Dietary Staff, TJC Liaison, DNV GL Liaison, Medical Staff, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Department Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, and anyone else responsible for complying with CMS, DNV GL or TJC standards that affect dietary and nutrition services.