Our Kitchen is Clean-Why Do We Still Get F371 Deficiencies
Our Kitchen is Clean-Why Do We Still Get F371 Deficiencies
Product Code: 021

Each year, almost 40% of nursing facilities in Minnesota get cited for failing to store, prepare, distribute and serve food under sanitary conditions…a deficiency issued as F-371, the 5th most common deficiency, …why is that? This webinar will highlight QIS survey tools that providers should be using to stay in compliance with this regulation. Finally, the webinar will draw attention to new industry trends may make your facility more susceptible to a F-371 deficiency. This webinar will also provide real-life examples of deficient practices uncovered in the five areas that most frequently support this deficiency:
  • Staff actions related to infection control
  • Staff actions related to storage issues
  • Cleanliness and condition of kitchen equipment
  • Cleanliness and condition of the kitchen itself
  • System failures regarding policies and procedures

  • Understand the survey process and tools for F-371
  • Know how to use QIS tools to self-monitor for compliance with F-371
  • Learn what staff behaviors and mistakes lead to the issuance of F-371
  • Learn how new trends may make a facility more susceptible to a F-371 finding

This program is designed for nursing facility:
  • Food Service Directors
  • Dietary Managers
  • Registered Dieticians
  • Facility Cooks and Chefs
  • Maintenance and Janitorial Staff with Kitchen maintenance/cleaning duties

Doug Beardsley, Vice President of Member Services
Care Providers of Minnesota

Original Air Date: 3/31/2010
Length: 60 minutes
Category: Clinical/Regulatory
Discounted member price: 35.00
You could save 72.0%