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ACE YOUR LTC ROTATION WITH THIS PRACTICAL GUIDE

I am happy to report that I have updated my practical guide for student dietitians. Here is a short preview: Abstract:       Working in long-term care for over thirty years has been rewarding and challenging. I'm amazed at how many things have changed since I began. For example, when I started, there were no clear … Continue reading ACE YOUR LTC ROTATION WITH THIS PRACTICAL GUIDE

Food Safety YouTube Playlists

Need to prepare for the food handler or food manager exam?? Check out these free videos: Two playlists to choose from: Food manager exam and Food Handler Exam Food manager: https://dietitianmentor.com/portfolio/food-safety-videos/ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsyfbwS3XTXPUT7ZWPf77A3zbpHvj_h8d Food handler: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcE6qbE1rq-JlkfWCaPS5sM7S6VyRU7RG

Updated “F” tag regulations

As of 11/22/17, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services developed new F-tags to determine the quality of care provided to residents in long term care.   Here are the updated regulations: 483.25 Assisted Nutrition and Hydration F692 and F693: Assisted Nutrition and Hydration (formally F327) 483.30 Physician Delegation F715-Physician delegation of tasks in SNFs 483.60 … Continue reading Updated “F” tag regulations

Ace your LTC/Clinical Rotation

I am a RDN with over 25 years of experience in LTC. Over the past few years, I have been working with students as a preceptor. This led me to create four nutrition presentations that have proven to be helpful to student dietitians and diet technicians. In fact, I have recently updated the videos as … Continue reading Ace your LTC/Clinical Rotation

New State Survey Process

Starting in the fall of 2017, there will be a new state survey process for LTC.  I'm developing a new video on what dietitians need to know about the survey process.  Here are a few slides: Reference: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Downloads/New-Long-term-Care-Survey-Process%E2%80%93Slide-Deck-and-Speaker-Notes.pptxhttps://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Downloads/New-Long-term-Care-Survey-Process%E2%80%93Slide-Deck-and-Speaker-Notes.pptx