WEBINAR: CMS CoPs for Food & Dietary

This webinar will discuss the CMS hospital conditions of participation requirements for dietary and food and nutrition services.

This webinar will also cover the Joint Commission provision of care chapter standards related to dietary and the TJC dietary tracer information.  Plus we will discuss the DNV Healthcare dietary standards.

Webinar Objectives:
discuss that the Joint Commission has a tracer for food and dietetic services
describe that CMS has a section on food and nutrition services in the hospital condition of participation standards 
recall that the Joint Commission provision of care chapter has several standards on dietetic services

Target Audience
Dieticians, Directory of Dietary, Dietary Staff, JC Liaison, Accreditation Director of DNV Healthcare, CMS or Regulatory Staff, Compliance Officer, COO, CNO, Nurses, Nurse Managers, Nurse Educators, CMO, Medical Staff, MS Department Staff and anyone else responsible for complying with the CMS, DNV Healthcare or JC Standards that affect dietary and nutrition services

Webinar Topics:
CMS Food and Dietetic Services CoP Topics
Final regulations on credentialing and privileging qualified dieticians and qualified nutritional specialist
o C&P to order patient diets
o Can be with or without appointment to the MS
o State law and hospital policy
o State scope of practice
o Must be C&P by MS and board
How to obtain current copy of CoP manual
Proposed  changes rea dieticians ordering patient diet
Ways to keep up with CMS changes
Starts at tag number 618
3 tag numbers changes and one deleted (Tag 628, 929, and 630)
Organized dietary services
Director and qualified dietary staff required
Must meet nutritional needs of patients
Policies required
o 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.
Same standards whether or not by contracted services
Director who is full time and qualified
o List of responsibilities to include in job description
o Approve patient menus and nutritional supplements, patient dietary counseling, collaborating with other staff, maintaining patient data to recommend, prescribe, or modify therapeutic diets etc.
Policies and procedures include
o Safety practices for food handling, emergency food supplies, orientation, work assignments, menu planning, purchasing of foods and supplies etc.
Survey procedure questions
Diets and menus to meet the needs of patients
Therapeutic dies and guidelines
Nutritional needs in accordance with recognized dietary practices
Current therapeutic diet manual approved by MS and dietician
CMS third revised hospital worksheet on infection control
Infection control important in dietary
TJC Provision of Care Standards related to Dietary
Nutritional Screen
Time frame for screens
Food and nutrition
Person responsible for food and nutrition services
Proper sanitation, temperature, etc of food and nutrition
What to do if patient refuses food
Accommodation of special diets
Accommodation of ethnic food and nutrition preferences
Storage of food and nutrition
Therapeutic diet manual
Patient education on nutritional interventions, diets, supplements
Topics Discussed Throughout the Patient Tracer Activity
Assessment, care planning
Instructions by qualified staff
Identification and nutrition risk
Nutrition screening criteria
Time frames for nutrition assessment and re-evaluation
Measuring food consumption
Special population needs such as NPO, on vents, in isolation, getting hyperalimentation
Procedure to follow if patient refuses meals
Discharge education and referrals
Communications between dietician and food services
Dietary and food services day to day operation information
Director of dietary qualifications
Responsibilities of dietary and food services leaders
Emergency/disaster plans
Hospital diets and menus
Food preparation and storage
Safe food handling and health of food service staff
Contracts for services, food, nutrition support supplies and formulas
Sanitation and infection control (pest control, chemicals)
Quality improvement activities etc.
DNV Healthcare Standards
CAH Dietary Standards (revised April 7, 2015)

Sue Dill Calloway, RN, Esq. CPRHM, AD, BA, BSN, MSN, JD, Attorney at Law
President of Patient Safety, Healthcare Consulting and Education Company

Sue Dill Calloway, R.N., M.S.N, J.D. is a nurse attorney and President of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education. She was the past VP of Legal Services at a community hospital in addition to being the Privacy Officer and the Compliance Officer. She worked for over 8 years as the Director of Risk Management and Health Policy for the Ohio Hospital Association. She was also the immediate past director of hospital patient safety and risk management for The Doctors Insurance Company in Columbus area for five years. She does frequent lectures on legal and risk management issues and writes numerous publications.

Ms. Calloway has given many presentations locally and nationally to nurses, physicians and attorneys on medical and legal issues. She has authored numerous articles and over 1000 articles and 100 books, including the 2009 Joint Commission Leadership Standard (HCPro), Nursing and the Law (PESI, 1986 and 1987), Ohio Nursing Law (West Publishing), Nursing Ethics and the Law (PESI, 1986), Legal Issues in Supervising Nurses (PESI, 1988), Medicine Made Easy (PESI, 1992) and The Law for Nurses Who Supervise/Manage Others (PESI, 1993), Legal Issues in Obstetrics (PESI, 1997) and JC Leadership Standards (HCPro, 2004), and the Compliance Guide to the CMS and the Joint Commission Patient Rights Standards (HCPro, 2005), and the 2009 book on the Joint Commission Leadership Standards (HCPro). She often writes articles called the “CMS Corner” in Briefings on the Joint Commission. Ms Calloway is a 1996 recipient of PESI's Excellence in Education Award.

Nursing CEU/Credits: 
Nursing participants: This program has been approved for 1.8 contact hours by the Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number 339. Completion of offering required prior to awarding certificate.
All other participants: Must attend the entire Webinar and complete a Webinar critique to receive a 1.5 Hour Attendance Certificate.
7/17/2017 9:00 AM - 7/17/2017 10:30 AM
United States


Monday, 17 July 2017

7/17/2017 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7/17/2017 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7/17/2017 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7/17/2017 9:00 AM

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