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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.

Watch a short, informational video on the Advanced Practitioner certification.

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
Request for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)


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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.