Dietary, Food and Nutrition Services: CMS CoPs, DNV, and TJC Requirements
NDHA is an approved provider of continuing education by the North Dakota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.
9:00 – 11:00 AM Central time
Registration fees: $225 per NDHA member | $275 per non-member
Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Compliance Officer, Emergency Department Personnel, Joint Commission Coordinator, Medical Records, Quality Improvement personnel, Risk Manager, Legal Counsel.
This program will discuss the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hospital and critical access hospital (CAH) conditions of participation (CoPs) requirements for dietary and food and nutrition services. This area has received increased scrutiny, especially in the area of infection control. This webinar will also cover the Joint Commission (TJC) provision of care chapter standards related to dietary and the TJC dietary tracer information. The tracer is used to assess the degree of compliance with standards and elements of performance related to nutrition care. The Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Healthcare dietary standards will also be discussed.
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Discuss that the Joint Commission has a tracer for food and dietary services.
- Describe that CMS has a section on food and nutrition services in the hospital CoP standards.
- Recall that TJC provision of care chapter has several standards on dietary services.
Susan Seeley has over 40 years of experience in the health care industry, both as a nurse leader and as a clinical consultant with a focus on patient care services and regulatory compliance. She is experienced in conducting mock surveys and improving client hospitals’ accreditation survey preparedness through on-site education. Susan has helped organizations achieve continuous survey readiness and assists organizations with writing and implementing successful Plans of Corrections for survey deficiencies. She has also assessed quality programs, clinical operations, the structure and function of medical staff committees, and the implementation of peer review quality plans. Prior to becoming a consultant, Susan spent 19 years as the chief nursing officer for a rural Florida hospital while working part time for the parent company as a clinical consultant for their more than 200 hospitals. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing Administration and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. She is a registered nurse and holds an Advanced Nurse Administrator certification through the American Nurses Association.
This speaker has no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation.