Manuals

IS YOUR STAFF COMPETENT AND SURVEY READY IN FOOD SAFETY?

For Hospital and Nursing Home Leadership: (Companion Manual to Dietary Services: Mastering Survey and Mastering QAPI.) Learn HOW to effectively train adult learners, without "Memorizing." Valuable guidance from many CMS sources. Learn to post "visuals" of procedures for staff reference. "Fifty" Weekly Huddle Lessons on High Risk Sanitation Areas. Examples of  HOW to avoid deficienices. Click on the "Blue" Title to read more....and buy with Paypal.

MASTERING CA TITLE 22

The Newest Manual Now Available For order:

MASTERING CA TITLE 22 AND NEW SURVEY PROCEDURES IN DIETARY SERVICES

For Hospital and Nursing Homes-Across the nation, not just in California: This is the  most packed, valuable manual developed  yet by this author!! Want to learn HOW surveyors are taught to observe, conduct staff interviews, and review record (Policies, Diet Manual, Charting)? Want to learn what CMS expects in QAPI projects (many examples), the "Good Faith Effort" and how to effectively prevent adverse events and deficiencies? Click on "Blue" Title above to read more......and buy with Paypal.

BECOMING A COMPETENT CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER, PREPARING TO TAKE THE CDM EXAM:

The MAIN PURPOSE of this manual is to provide a guide to CANDIDATES who wish to PREPARE to take the Certified Dietary Manager’s Exam. May you have success in taking the CDM Exam!

TWO SCOPE OF PRACTICES: This manual lists what the certifying organization: ANFP (Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals) has established for: 1) Food Service, Safe Food Handling, Personnel, Business and 2) Nutrition

NOTE: Includes the 1st Position Paper of ANFP: The Role of the Certified Dietary Manager in Person Centered Care (written by this author)

COMPETENCIES: It reviews what should be known by a CDM in each of those Scope of Practices.

FIVE CHAPTERS (Sanitation and Safety; Food Service; Nutrition; Communication and Personnel Management; Business Operations): This manual follows the general topic Guide provided by the CBDM (Certifying Board for Dietary Managers) and provides detailed Question/Answer format to help the Candidate prepare for possible questions. ANY THING CAN BE ASKED ON THE EXAM. The manual is based upon standards in the industry and perspectives on regulatory requirements for “Food & Nutrition Services”, the term encouraged by CMS (as this author is a retired surveyor/trainer with CA Dept of Public Health.) ANFP often uses “Dining Services” and “clients” to cover All types of services...Click on "Blue" Title above to read more...and buy with Paypal.

DIETARY SERVICES: MASTERING SURVEY & MASTERING QAPI (QUALITY ASSURANCE & PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT)

For Hospital and Nursing Home Leadership: Selected as recommended "Book of the Month" by www.nutrition411.com October 2013 Newsletter! How would you proceed if you were asked to write a GAP ANALYSIS of where your facility stands and where your facility needs to be for compliance in all CMS requirements.  HOW will your facility establish objectives and QAPI procedures according to CMS? What changes will be made? What will be done differently? How will your facility measure and evaluate performance improvement? How will your facility now ensure staff competency according to national standards? Click the "Blue" Title to read more...and buy with Paypal.