The perfect opportunity to advance your credential has arrived: CDR Advanced Practice Certification in Clinical Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is offering an advanced practice certification in clinical nutrition for registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) with four or more years of clinical nutrition practice. Apply NOW for the November 2016 examination window!

Applications for November 2016 examination window are due August 15, 2016.

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Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)* Certification or Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR)* Certification

NDTR* or DTR* Pathways to Registration Eligibility

Who is an NDTR* or DTR*?


Career Opportunities

Components of a Certification Testing Program (Flowchart)

Effective 1/1/2012 Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians Test Specifications

Computer Based Testing Fact Sheet

NDTRE and DTRE Misuse Information

Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians Handbook for Candidates

Orientation Material for the Newly Credentialed NDTR* or DTR*

Focus Area Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance

Guidelines for Credential Placement

NDTR* Credential Option FAQ


Medical Record Documentation

On-Line Verification of Registered Status

Examination Pass/Fail Statistics - Dietetic Technician Current Registration Statistics














*Please note the NDTR and DTR are two credential designation options for one certification program. Practitioners may choose to use one or the other. For more information, click here.