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CPE Provider Accreditation Program Information

CDR CPE Provider Accreditation Eligibility Update
Effective January 1, 2019, CDR credentialed practitioners are now eligible to apply to become a CDR CPE Accredited Provider independent of their geographical location.

New Requirement
CDR has revised the current continuing professional education approval criteria to require that all continuing professional education activity types addressing diet and nutrition topics*, include an RD or DTR in program planning.  This policy change is effective for continuing professional activities offered on or after June 1, 2018 and for CDR credentialed practitioners recertifying beginning a new recertification cycle on or after June 2, 2018.

*Academic Coursework, and CPE activities offered by American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Psychological Association (APA), American Public Health Association (APHA), pharmacy, dentistry, and speech language pathology societies and associations are excluded from this requirement.

The Commission on Dietetic Registration Competency Assurance Panel has evaluated and revised the Accredited Provider Program Standards.  The new Standards took effect June 1, 2018. 


Please contact CDR at cdr@eatright.org or 312/899-0040, ext. 5500 if you have questions.