Course Code: REL-C2L-USS-21100C
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2019
Define what bacteria are
Identify how bacteria cause foodborne illnesses
List the four main types of bacteria responsible for causing foodborne illness in a senior living centre
Identify ways to properly clean, store, cook, and reheat food
Recall proper hygiene guidelines and why they are important to follow when handling food
Identify ways to properly clean and sanitize dishware.
Introduction What are Bacteria? Four Main Bacteria Food Handling Guidelines Personal Hygiene Guidelines Cleaning and Sanitization Key Points to Remember
Melvin Greengus, MPH, RD, LDN
Melvin J. Greengus, MPH, RD, LDN, is President of Basic 4, Inc., a company that provides nutrition consulting services. Basic 4 employs licensed and registered dietitians who are experts in geriatric and pediatric nutrition, as well in food service sanitation.
Mel received his bachelor's degree in Foods and Nutrition at Mundelein College in Chicago and his master's degree in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
His work experience includes 13 years as a clinical dietitian at several Chicago area hospitals, covering a wide variety of clinical situations.
Mel is also an adjunct professor/senior lecturer at Loyola University Chicago. He has taught basic nutrition and food chemistry courses to undergraduate students. He currently teaches food management, community nutrition, and nutrition in the elderly at the graduate level to dietetic interns.
Mel is licensed in food service sanitation by the state of Illinois and has been a registered dietitian for over 19 years with the American Dietetic Association.
Disclosure: Melvin Greengus, MPH, RD, LDN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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