Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Program

"We are positioned to take the lead in weight management. This certificate program will provide the needed training and support to help us meet this significant challenge."

Sachiko St. Jeor, PhD, RD, FADA,
University of Nevada School of Medicine

Over half of American adults are overweight or obese. A dietetics professional, trained to have a comprehensive knowledge of the field and management options, can enable long-term patient compliance and sustained success. This program is designed to produce providers of comprehensive weight management care who also know when and how to refer patients to other specialists. It is open to RDs, DTRs and the Academy practitioner members (active, student and international).

Please click on the video below to view the testimonials.

Video Testimonial

The Certificate of Training Offers:

  • cutting edge information and skills shared by leading practitioners in the field

  • cases and exercises to allow hands-on experience

  • valuable resource materials and tools for immediate use and future reference

  • an opportunity to showcase your expertise by earning a Certificate of Training.

  • 35 hours of continuing professional education.

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Upcoming Programs:

June 26-28, 2014
Hilton Columbus Downtown

Columbus, Ohio
Tentative Timeline
Registration Deadline: June 11, 2014

September 4-6, 2014
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

Chicago, Illinois
Tentative Timeline
Registration Deadline: August 20, 2014

October 16-18, 2014 (pre-FNCE 2014)
Atlanta, Georgia

Registration and Hotel information coming soon.

November 13-15, 2014
Redondo Beach, California

Registration and Hotel information coming soon.

Registration Deadline: $370.00*

To register for these programs:

  2. Download Brochure
  3. Call 1/800-877-1600 ext 4783 or 4760

CDR has transitioned to a paperless on-site program. A paper copy of the program handouts will not be provided. Participants will be responsible for printing their own program handouts. Access to the program handouts including faculty PowerPoint presentations will be provided prior to the first day of the program. Learn More

*A $75.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from all refunds. An additional fee may apply if the pre-work materials and pre-test have been completed.

Past programs have been filled to capacity several days prior to the registration deadline. CDR strongly recommends that flight arrangements and hotel reservations not be finalized until written registration confirmation is received. You will be given instructions how to access the online self-study module and pre-test within 24 hours of registering.

Click here to review testimonials from participants.

As of October 2013, 11,917 participants have been awarded the Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. Click here for a list of recipients.

For more information, please contact CDR by e-mail at weightmgmt@eatright.org or call 1-800/877-1600, ext. 5500.

To order mailing labels of certificate recipients, please contact CDR at 1-800-877-1600, ext. 4839 or by email at pjohnson@eatright.org.


Adult Weight Management Self-study module

What if you can't attend the onsite program?

If you're unable to attend the 2 1/2 day program, complete the Adult Weight Management self-study module and receive 16 CPE hours. Click here to obtain information on the Adult Weight Management Self-Study Module.

Click here to view information on the Certificate of Training in Childhood & Adolescent Weight Management program.

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