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1999-2005, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

The department of Food and Nutrition Services

Clinical Dietetics


Development and Implementation of a Clinical Inpatient Staffing Model in an Academic Medical Center:


1. How did you develop your standards of care?


2. How long did it take to develop the model?


3. How did you determine the components of the RD assignment?


4. How did you determine time required for non-direct patient care activities?


5. How did you quantify patients at risk and others who require clinical RD services?


6. How did you determine the time requirements for direct patient care activities?


7. What computer support was necessary?


6. How do you screen patients for nutritional risk?

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