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.

PREPARING FOR SURVEY: NEW REVISED REGULATIONS & QAPI PROJECT GUIDELINES FROM CMS (QUALITY ASSURANCE & PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT)

For Hospital & Nursing Home Leadership: Expands the QAPI session presented at FNCE Conference (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) 2017: Access CMS Regulations re: QAPI for Hospital & LTC; Use of CMS Tools for QAPI; Standards of Evidenced Based Practice and Patient/Resident-Focused Outcome Goals (Quality Indicators) to Guide Leadership; Crosswalk: 2016 alignment of The Joint Commission (TJC) Standards with CMS Regulations (?5 Elements of QAPI at a Glance? Introduced into LTC);Hospital Regulations regarding what Discharge/Transfer should include.
 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 you establish Policies/Standards/Criteria? Effective Training to demonstrate "competent" staff? Effective Monitoring/Auditing of staff practices? Develop all the needed PIPs (Performance Improvement Projects)? 

Many, many examples of mini QAPI and PIPs: How to show the "Good Faith Effort" to surveyors and reduce deficiency areas


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This manual is anticipated to be sent out at end of November 2017; 6 CEUs for RD,DTR, CDM (NOTE: For CDMs:can be counted as Sanitation, since the QAPI systems and many examples apply this area)