Managing Clinical Nutrition Human Resources  - RD15

Managing Clinical Nutrition Human Resources

by Jane Heetderks-Cox, MS, RD, LD
(4.1 / 36 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (3.00 CPEU)

Price: $59.00
CE-PRO Price: $29.50


Today’s clinical nutrition managers face a constant challenge in how to provide high-quality nutrition care to sick patients while facing budget cuts and staff downsizing. About 40% to 50% of all patients admitted to the hospital are at risk for malnutrition, and need quality care. Several strategies are available to help the clinical manager decide on appropriate patient-staff ratios, as well as staff productivity tools and guidelines for recruitment and hiring practices. Clinical managers can exhibit creativity in managing the workforce, including using nontraditional work schedules, while providing quality care and staying within budget.


The goal of this clinical nutrition management training continuing education program is to familiarize new clinical nutrition managers with various aspects of managing human resources and to provide tools to help them manage effectively. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe various staffing models, measures of staff productivity and questions pertinent to a staffing needs assessment
  • Identify the basic steps for employee recruitment and selection
  • List nine questions to ask regarding cost containment in staffing, including the pros and cons of using temporary or PRN staff

Accreditation Information
Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials.  This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 1070, 7000, 7080, 7090 and performance indicators of 4.2.1, 6.1.2, 14.1.2,14.4.1. 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 6/20/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/30/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


For Florida professionals:

If this course is approved by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition, this course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Alondra C - Euless, TX  ·  Jan 29, 2020
Great resource to assist with Clinical Nutrition and staffing needs
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Kerri C - Revere, MA  ·  Oct 30, 2019
Very informative and helpful.
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Adam S - Rockford, IL  ·  Oct 31, 2018
Very unique and needed course in dietetics that we don't get trained on.
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Christine R - Mesa, AZ  ·  Jul 30, 2018
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Mychi H - Tampa, FL  ·  May 06, 2017
It was not very captivating to the learner. This is an educational method that needs a little less dryness to its language.
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Price: $59.00
CE-PRO Price: $29.50