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.

Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition Eligibility Requirements and Application

To become a Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition, you must first complete the eligibility application and successfully meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Current Registered Dietitian (RD) status with CDR.

  • Maintenance of RD status with CDR, for a minimum of 2 years from original examination date (by the time of the specialty examination date).

  • Documentation of 2,000 hours of practice experience as an RD in the specialty area within the past five years (by the date the application is due). Please note: certain education and professional experiences can be used as a substitution for the required 2,000 specialty practice hours up to a maximum of 40% (800 hours).

 

New Online Eligibility Application - Online Application Instructions