Dietary team members each play critical roles in addressing the nutritional deficits of older residents. While every team member contributes their own level of expertise, their seamless teamwork further benefits each patient to achieve greater outcomes.
This course empowers each team member with information to achieve goals at multiple levels. Topics covered rage from compliance with federal regulations and assuring person-centered care, to decreasing unnecessary costs by addressing the unique nutritional needs. When the respective nutritional/dietary team goals are met, residents then benefit Increased quality of life, to include the ability to participate in activities of choice, increased effectiveness of medications, increased hydration, increased resistance to infections & diseases and to their unique person centered goals being met.
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- Know the Dietary Team Members
- Interventions By The Dietary Manager
- Interventions By The Dietician
- The Certified Dietary Manager’s Role
- Role of the Speech Pathologist
- Role of the Occupational Therapist
- Role of The Nurse
- Role of The Family Members
- Role of The Resident
- Stay Within Dietary Compliance
- Regulatory Group for Dietary Services
- Kitchen SurveyRequirements
- Assure Appropriate Dietary Levels
- Reviewing Diet Orders
- Types of Diets
- Renal Diet
- Levels Of Liquids
- Role of Positioning
- The Role Of Positioning on Nutrition
- Positioning Factors For The Team
- Observe Body Alignment
- What Happens At The Hips, happens at the lips
- Options to Align the Pelvis
- Decrease unnecessary costs
- Thickened Liquid Costs
- Nutrition Deficits-Defining The Costs
- Meet Person Centered Care Guidelines
- F-Tag 242
- Let them eat cookies?
- Old ideas
- Dining Scenario
- Another Option?
- F-Tag 151
- Strategies to Provide Person-Centered Care
- Dietary Documentation Compliance
- Documentation Awareness
- DS Sections K & L
- Physician’s orders
- Hx & Physical Stats
- Bloodwork & Tests
- Example DOCS to refer to team members
- nursing documentation
- Putting All The Pieces Together
- Dietary Interdisciplinary Teamwork
- Tracking Thickened Liquids
- Ask Questions & Compare Notes
- Commit to team goals
- When Nutritional/Dietary team goals are met
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the dietary team members on goals and the role they play to build the team.
- Identify and differentiate the roles of each dietary team member.
- List at least 3 F-TAGs which are directly related to the dietary team goals and departments of each respective member.
- Identify the levels of the National Dysphagia Diet, to include example consistency difference per level.
- List at least 3 positioning and postural techniques to increase safety for oral intake.
- Identify 3 incidences of how decreased nutrition can lead to increased costs.
- List person-centered care strategies to stay within the regulatory guidelines and assure the resident’s voice is heard.
- List the applicable sections of the Minimal Data Set (MDS) which notes documentation related to nutritional and swallowing abilities and deficits.
- Recognize examples of nursing documentation to describe swallowing or nutritional declines for referral to another interdisciplinary team member.
A webinar is LIVE INTERACTIVE audio and video course delivered over the Internet to your computer. With a HomeCEU webinar, you are able to see, hear and interactive with the course presenter. In many courses, demonstrative video will be used to further enhance your learning experience. All content used in the presentation will also be made available to you for your personal use (PowerPoint Slides, Reference Materials etc.).
Contact Hours: 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Speech Language Pathologist, Registered Dietician, Registered Dietician Nutritionist, Licensed Dietician
Instructional Level: Intermediate
CDR CPE Level 2/ 740 Web-based
Learning Need Codes: 3010, 4030
Performance Indicators: 2.2.1, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 8.3.6
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Financial – Lisa Milliken is employed by Windsor Rehab and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.