Because clinical nutrition is who you are not just what you do.
The perfect opportunity to advance your credential has arrived:
CDR Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is offering an advanced practitioner certification in clinical nutrition for registered dietitians with four or more years of clinical nutrition practice. Apply NOW for the April 2018 examination window!

Applications for April 2018 examination window are due March 2, 2018.

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

DTR* or NDTR* Pathways to Registration Eligibility

Individuals With Foreign Degrees

Who is a DTR* or NDTR*?


Career Opportunities

Components of a Certification Testing Program (Flowchart)

Effective 1/1/2017 Registration Examination for Dietetic  Technicians Test Specifications

Examination FAQ

DTR* or NDTR* Misuse Information

Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians Handbook for Candidates

Orientation Material for the Newly Credentialed DTR* or NDTR*

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.