NEW 2023 Policy & Procedure Manual: For Nutrition and Food Service in Healthcare Facilities

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New option! Choose from hard copy manual (with electronic files for customization), OR choose electronic files (E-document) only which are available for download now. Make your choice in the drop down box above.

Excellent for post-acute care settings or small hospitals. 

A great time saver, includes step by step guidelines to ensure that regulatory, nutritional and dietary needs are met for optimal health of the individuals in your care. Includes policies and procedures for the food and nutrition services department covering regulatory compliance, the U.S. Food Code, food safety/sanitation, menus, emergency/disaster planning, infection control, food production, nutrition care, clinical documentation, quality assurance performance improvement (QAPI), and more!

Customizable Bonus Electronic Materials:

  • Policies and procedures in MS Word
  • Sample job descriptions
  • Sample Competency checklists
  • More than 80 sample forms, plus charts, tables, and resource pages

NOTE: Electronic materials can be downloaded from the link on your Order Confirmation OR in your BDA account under Downloads section in My Account.

New Revisions:

All chapters have been revised. Major revisions include updates on the new 2022 Food Code; revisions from recent changes to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Appendix PP State Operations Manual for Nursing Homes, and updates to the CMS MDS 3.0; additional information on the CMS patient driven payment model; more in depth information on the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI), as well as edits and updates throughout the entire manual. This best-selling manual covers a wide range of topics. See “Sample Pages” above for the full Table of Contents.

Important Notes:

  • Electronic or downloadable products are not refundable.
  • The license agreement allows for the use of the electronic files in one facility only (or one user in the case of teachers, students, individuals). If you have multiple facilities or users, each one will need to purchase a copy of a manual.

Need to order multiple copies? Contact us for information and discounts if you plan to order multiple copies.

Becky Dorner, RDN, LD, FAND is widely known as one of the nation’s leading experts on nutrition, aging and long-term health care. An extensively published author and experienced speaker, Becky is Founder/President of Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc., which provides a broad library of credible continuing education (CE) programs and nutrition resources. She was also Founder/President of Nutrition Consulting Services, Inc., whose dedicated team of RDNs/NDTRs served health care facilities in Ohio from 1983-2020.

Becky has published more than 300 health care articles, manuals, and CE programs; presented and/or hosted more than 700 CE programs for national, international and state professional meetings in 5 countries and 50 states. Her free email magazine keeps 30,000 health care professionals up to date on the latest news in the field.

An active leader, Becky has held more than 20 board positions on national and state professional associations including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy), Academy Foundation and the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel. Honors include the Academy Medallion Award, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy Award of Excellence in Business and Consultation.

Liz Friedrich, MPH, RD, CSG, LDN, FAND, NWCC is a registered dietitian and president of Friedrich Nutrition Consulting in Salisbury, NC. The company provides a variety of nutrition consulting services with a focus on gerontological nutrition.
Liz is Board Certified as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition and is Nutrition Wound Care Certified. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles in journals and magazines and textbook chapters and has served as an evidence analyst for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) Evidence Analysis Library.

Liz is an accomplished speaker on topics related to both older adults and wound healing. She has held numerous national and state positions for the Academy, Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group and the North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NCAND). She is the recipient of two NCAND awards, the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year and the Member of the Year.


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This is an excellent continuing education program!  I have used this in the past and love that it is 25 CPEs!
- Policy & Procedure Manual: For Nutrition and Food Service in Healthcare Facilities, 2021 Edition Self-Study Course
Anna de Jesus, MBA, RDN

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