DNV: An Accreditation Alternative to TJC - RD155

DNV: An Accreditation Alternative to TJC

by Dustin T. Reed, MS, RD, CD
(4.0 / 247 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

Price: $20.00
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Regulatory accreditation is required by hospitals as a condition of reimbursement by Medicare, Medicaid, and most insurance companies. The Joint Commission is the main accrediting body in the United States. In 2008, Det Norske Veritas Healthcare obtained deemed status from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the right to accredit hospitals. DNV is different from TJC in that it requires annual on-site surveys and the ISO 9001 Quality Management System is part of the accreditation plan. The tone of the DNV survey is collaborative, with a focus on improvement. Currently, DNV has accredited nearly 500 hospitals, indicating that hospitals are beginning to use DNV as an alternative to TJC. Learn the difference between TJC and DNV.


The goal of this continuing education program is to inform RDNs about an alternative for accreditation, Det Norske Veritas, and the methodology for a successful survey. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the main differences between accreditation by DNV and The Joint Commission
  • Understand the methodology of the DNV survey process and the main standard categories
  • Describe the main features of the DNV ISO 9001 Quality Management System

Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
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, 7100, 7160, 7180 and performance indicators of 1.5.1, 4.1.3, 6.1.3, 6.1.6.
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: 1/17/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/14/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/14/2020

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.


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Celeste M - Fort Myers, FL  ·  Apr 08, 2020
Good review, keeps me sharp on DNV questions
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Ryan M - FORT MYERS, FL  ·  Feb 13, 2020
very well written course
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Amanda R - Fort Myers, FL  ·  Jan 29, 2020
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Lindsay S - Virginia Beach, VA  ·  Jul 11, 2019
Well written and easy to follow
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Carolyn M - Stone Ridge, VA  ·  Aug 08, 2018
The format of long text is ineffective in educating.
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Price: $20.00
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