CDR's office building is currently experiencing an electrical service interrruption. Electrical service will be restored on Monday, May 29th at 6:00 AM CT.

During this timeframe you will not be able to access your Step 3: Learning Plan, or your Step 4: Activity Log.

Special Notice for practitioners scheduled to recertify May 31, 2017: If you have not yet done so, remember that your Step 3: Learning Plan for the cycle ending 2017 must be submitted to CDR on or before May 31st. Do not delay submitting your Learning Plan. Although all learning activities must be completed on or before May 31, 2017, your Step 4: Activity Log can be submitted by June 30, 2017 at the latest.

Who is a Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)* or a Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR)*?

Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered (NDTR)* or a Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTR)* are individuals who have

  • completed a minimum of an Associate degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university, or foreign equivalent;

  • completed a minimum of 450 supervised practice hours through a Dietetic Technician Program as accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics;

  • successfully completed the Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians; and
     
  • remitted the annual registration maintenance fee; and

  • complied with the Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) recertification 

    OR

  • completed the minimum of a baccalaureate degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university, or foreign equivalent;

  • met current academic requirements (Didactic Program in Dietetics) as accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics;

  • successfully completed the Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians;

  • remitted the annual registration maintenance fee; and

  • complied with the Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) recertification requirements.

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*Please note the NDTR and DTR are two credential designation options for one certification program. Practitioners may choose to use one or the other. For more information, click here.