The Clinical Nutrition Manager's Handbook:
Book, 271 pgs and study guide, 30 pgs.
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OVERVIEW AND INTRODUCTION
Welcome to The Clinical Nutrition Manager's Handbook: Solutions for the Busy Professional, aself-directed, accredited continuing professional education (CPE) self-study program.
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Or mail to: Wolf Rinke Associates, 3801 Schuylkill Road, Spring City, PA 19475.
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Enjoy practicing the strategies outlined in this CPE program! They will help you become a highly effective clinical nutrition manager. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact me at email@example.com.
Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP
LEARNING OBJECTIVESAs a result of studying and applying the concepts presented in this CPE program, you will be better able to:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Human Resources 101
Julie A. Grim, MPH, RD, LD
The Hiring Process
New Employee Orientation
Common Management Challenges
Chapter 2: Budgeting and Managing Finances
Julie A. Grim, MPH, RD, LD
The Language of Budgeting and Finance
Types of Budgets
Budget Responsibilities for the Clinical Nutrition Manager
The Budget Justification Process
Managing Your Budget
Pro Formas and Proposed New Services
Chapter 3: Statutory and Regulatory Issues
Marsha R. Stieber, MSA, RD, CNSC
Federal Regulation of Health Care Facilities
Common Compliance Challenges
Compliance Guidelines and Suggestions
Nutrition Services Compliance Requirements
The Survey Process
Chapter 4: Quality Control in Patient Food Services
Kendal T. Ecker, MS, RDN, LD, and Vicki L. Crittenden, RD, LD
External Surveys and Inspections
Internal Inspections and Audits
Patient Satisfaction Surveys
Chapter 5: Quality Management and Improvement
Nancy Hakel-Smith, PhD, RD, LMNT
Drivers of Health Care Quality
The Role of Clinical Nutrition Manager Leadership
in the Quality Improvement Movement
Designing a Quality Improvement Program
Chapter 6: Productivity and Time Management
Susan C. DeHoog, RD, CD
Patient Population Mix
Productivity and Time Management Studies
Ambulatory Care (Outpatient MNT) Management
Chapter 7: Strategic Planning
Marsha K. Schofield, MS, RD, LD
What Is Strategic Planning?
Why Do Strategic Planning?
How to Do Strategic Planning
Implementing the Plan
Tips for Success
Chapter 8: Emerging Trends and Innovations in Clinical Nutrition Management
Sherri L.Jones, MS, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND
Finding Information about Trends and Innovations
Chapter 9: Nutrition Informatics
Pamela Charney, PhD, RD, CHTS-CP
What Is Health Care Informatics?
Informatics, Patient Safety, and Meaningful Use
What Education, Training, and Skills Are Needed to Work in Nutrition Informatics?
Electronic Health Record Systems: What They Are and What They Do
Other Technologies: Social Networks, Smart Phones, and Collaborative Workspaces
Chapter 10: Revenue Generation, Marketing, and Business Plans
Julie A. Grim, MPH, RD, LD
Business Plan Development
Implementing Your Plan
Chapter 11: Getting Involved in Research Opportunities
Susan Renee Roberts, MS, RD, LD, CNSC
Why Is Research Important and Why Should RDs Conduct It?
Overcoming Barriers to Participation in Research
The Research Process
Embracing the Research Process.
Chapter 12: Creative StaffDevelopment
Cindy Hamilton, MS, RD, LD, Robert S. DeChicco, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, LaumA.Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, and Elizabeth Anne Pash, MS, RD, LDN
Individual Development Plan
Career Management and Ladders
ABOUT THE EDITORS
Julie A. Grim, MPH, RD, LD is the Vice President of Operations at the Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute, in Dallas, TX.
Susan Renee Roberts, MS, RD, LD, CNSC is the Area Director of Clinical Nutrition, at Baylor Health Care Systems/ARAMARK Healthcare and the Dietetic Internship Director, at the Baylor University Medical Center, in Dallas, TX.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF THE STUDY GUIDE
Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSPis the president and founder of Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., an accredited provider of quality pre-approved CPE self-study programs for nutrition professionals available at www.easyCPEcredits.com. Another division (www.WolfRinke.com) has been custom designing and delivering stimulating keynote presentations, interactive problem solving funshops, and highly effective consulting, coaching, and educational services since 1988. He specializes in building peak-performance teams and organizations, and providing one-on-one executive coaching that leads to dramatic improvements in performance and productivity.
ABOUT WOLF RINKE ASSOCIATES, INC.
Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. has provided affordable, pre-approved, accredited continuing professional education (CPE) self-study programs and exceptionally high levels of customer service to nutrition professionals since 1990. We have many CPE programs on nutrition, management and professional development that are easy to earn, easy to learn, inexpensive and fun. In addition, Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. is a human resources development and management consulting company dedicated to "helping organizations and individuals maximize their potential."
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