Webinar: Dietary, Food & Nutrition Services: CMS Hospital & CAH CoPs, DNV and TJC Requirements

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   iCalendar

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and the North Carolina Healthcare Association

Target Audience:
All professionals involved in dietary and nutrition services of patients especially CMO, CNO, COO, dietary staff, TJC/DNV liaison, accreditation personnel, compliance officers, nurses and nurse educators, and others who are involved with dietary services.

This program will focus on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) hospital conditions of participation (CoPs) on dietary, food, and nutrition services. 

Our speaker will review three changes that were made to CMS dietary guidelines for hospitals and all dietary guidelines for critical access hospitals (CAH). These guidelines were rewritten and effective as of April of 2015. The common deficiencies will be reviewed. Additionally, the program will cover the Joint Commission (TJC) provision of care dietary chapter standards, the TJC dietary tracer information and the DNV Healthcare dietary standards.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the Joint Commission tracer for food and dietetic services.
  2. Discuss the CMS section on food and nutrition services in the hospital CoP standards.
  3. Describe the Joint Commission provision of care chapter on dietetic service standards.

Sue Dill Calloway has been a nurse attorney and consultant for more than 30 years. Currently, she is president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Education & Consulting. She was previously the chief learning officer for the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation.


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and North Carolina Healthcare Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 2.0 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

AXIS Contact Information 

For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at info@axismeded.org.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 

AXIS Medical Education requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by AXIS for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. 

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter -- Reported Financial Relationship

  • Sue Dill Calloway -- Nothing to disclose

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this continuing education activity:

Name of Planner/Manager -- Reported Financial Relationship

  • Leslie Peterson -- Nothing to Disclose
  • Holly M. Hampe, D.Sc., RN, MHA, MRM -- Nothing to Disclose
  • Dee Morgillo, MEd., MT (ASCP), CHCP -- Nothing to Disclose


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Requirements for credit:  

  • Attend/participate in the educational activity and review all course materials. 
  • Complete the CE Declaration form online by August 16, 2019 by 11:59 pm ET . Instructions will be provided. If you do not enter the online portal by the above date, you will not be able to retrieve your statement of participation. 
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, your statement of completion will be presented to you to print.