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.

Advanced Practice Certification in Clinical Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is offering an Advanced Practice Certification in Clinical Nutrition. Certification is granted in recognition of an applicant's documented practice experience and successful completion of an examination.

General Candidate Information

Examination Dates and Fee Schedule
Frequently Asked Questions
Definition of Advanced Clinical Nutrition Practice
Certificant Profile

Eligibility Requirements - Apply Online
Anticipated Testing Center Locations
Examination Pass/Fail Statistics
Candidate Handbook  
Confidentiality Statement

Exam Study Resources

Test Specifications/Content Outline
Reference List 
Examination Tutorial

Current CDR Advanced Practice Certification in Clinical Nutrition Information

Advanced Practice Certification in Clinical Nutrition List by State
Recertification Requirements
Guidelines for Credential Placement
Online Credential Verification


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CDR, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate among candidates on the basis of race, creed, gender, religion, national origin, disability or marital status.