Dietary, Food and Nutrition Services; Meeting the CMS Hospital and CAH CoPs, DNV Healthcare and TJC Requirements

Dietary, Food and Nutrition Services; Meeting the CMS Hospital and CAH CoPs, DNV Healthcare and TJC Requirements is a webinar dedicated to common deficiencies received by hospitals from CMS.

Dietary, Food and Nutrition Services; Meeting the CMS Hospital and CAH CoPs, DNV Healthcare and TJC Requirements covers topics such as:

  • C&P to order patient diets
  • Final regulations on credentialing and privileging qualified dieticians and qualified nutritional specialist
  • State law and hospital policy
  • Can be with or without appointment to the MS
  • Must be C&P by MS and board
  • State scope of practice
  • Proposed changes rea dieticians ordering patient diet
  • How to obtain current copy of CoP manual
  • Starts at tag number 618
  • Ways to keep up with CMS changes
  • Organized dietary services
  • 3 tag numbers changes and one deleted (Tag 628, 929, and 630)
  • Must meet nutritional needs of patients
  • Director and qualified dietary staff required
  • Diet manual availability, frequency of meals served, system for diet ordering and tray delivery, accommodation of non-routine occurrence, acceptable hygiene practices, kitchen sanitation etc
  • Policies required
  • Director who is full time and qualified
  • Same standards whether or not by contracted services
  • Approve patient menus and nutritional supplements, patient dietary counseling, collaborating with other staff, maintaining patient data to recommend
  • List of responsibilities to include in job description
  • Policies and procedures include
  • Prescribe, or modify therapeutic diets etc
  • Survey procedure questions
  • Safety practices for food handling, emergency food supplies, orientation, work assignments, menu planning, purchasing of foods and supplies etc
  • Therapeutic dies and guidelines
  • Diets and menus to meet the needs of patients
  • Current therapeutic diet manual approved by MS and dietician
  • Nutritional needs in accordance with recognized dietary practices
  • Infection control important in dietary
  • CMS third revised hospital worksheet on infection control

Dietary, Food and Nutrition Services; Meeting the CMS Hospital and CAH CoPs, DNV Healthcare and TJC Requirements is intended for:

  • Director of dietary
  • Dieticians
  • Joint Commission liaison or accreditation director DNV Healthcare
  • Dietary staff
  • Compliance officer
  • CMS or regulatory staff
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Nurse educator
  • Nurses and nurse managers
  • Medical staff and MS department staff
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Anyone else responsible for complying with the CMS, DNV Healthcare or Joint Commission standards that affect dietary and nutrition services

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