Course Code: REL-SRC-0-FSF
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2024
Describe foodborne illness and the importance of preventing it.
Identify biologic, physical, and chemical causes of foodborne illness.
List the steps to take for personal hygiene in food service.
Explain the precautions and procedures to follow to prevent foodborne illness during the food handling and services process.
Describe proper cleaning and sanitizing methods.
Section 1: Introduction
- About This Course
- Learning Objectives
Section 2: Foodborne Illness
- Facts About Foodborne Illness
- Employee Practices
- The Big 6
Section 3: Personal Health and Hygiene
- Personal Health
- Hand Washing
- When to Wash Your Hands
- How to Wash Your Hands
- Personal Hygiene and Practice
Section 4: Precautions and Procedures
- Cleaning vs. Sanitizing
- Food Flow
- 'Before Service' Procedures
- Other Considerations
- Holding Procedures
- Saving and Cooling
- Final Steps
- Dish Cleaning
- Steam Mops
- Eating in Rooms or Apartments
Section 5: Conclusion
- Course Contributors
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.”
Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Clarence B. Taylor III, MBA, CDM, CFPP
Clarence B. Taylor III, CDM/ CFPP is a 27-year veteran of the food industry, a Certified Dietary Manager/Food Protection Professional, and a Certified ServSafe Trainer and Test Proctor. His career highlights include being featured as a restaurant owner on Samantha Brown's Passport to Great Weekends tv show and author of an article in River Region Living. He currently serves as Culinary Director for a Florida-based skilled nursing/ long-term care provider.
Disclosure: Clarence B. Taylor III, MBA, CDM, CFPP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: General Staff; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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