We have recently been notified by our office building management that Commonwealth Edison, our electrical services provider, will be shutting down electrical service to CDR’s office building  beginning at 6:00 PM CT on Friday, May 26th  in order to perform electrical work in the building over the weekend. Our IT Department will begin shutting down services at 5:00 PM CT on Friday. 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 CDR credentialed practitioners scheduled to recertify May 31, 2017, your Step 3: Learning Plan 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 must be submitted by June 30, 2017.

Board Certification as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) offers Board Certification as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition. Board Certification is granted in recognition of an applicant's documented practice experience and successful completion of an examination in the specialty area.

General Candidate Information

Examination Dates and Fee Schedule
Eligibility Requirements and Application - New Online Eligibility Application
Exam Development Process 

Examination Pass/Fail Statistics
Anticipated Test Center Locations

Candidate Handbook
Confidentiality Statement
Gerontological Nutrition Practice Analysis Report

Exam Study Resources

Gerontological Nutrition Content Outline
Gerontological Nutrition Reference List
Gerontological Nutrition Dietitian Definition

Current CDR Specialist Information

Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition List by State
CDR Specialty Online Directory - coming soon

Recertification Requirements
Guidelines for Credential Placement
On-Line Credential Verification

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.