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Certifications: Board Certification as a Specialist in Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition


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

UPDATE:  Based on the results of the most recent job analysis for the CSP and CSPCC certifications, it is necessary to implement/initiate a testing blackout period to allow time for development and programming to align with the new CSPCC examination content outline.

The next available examination window is scheduled for October 1-30, 2021.  Candidates who test during this window will receive their score reports approximately 6-8 weeks after the close of the testing window.

The exam will resume year-round testing beginning February 2022.  For further information, click on the examination dates and fee link below.

General Candidate Information

Examination Dates and Fee
Eligibility Requirements - Online Eligibility Application
Anticipated Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition Examination Locations
Exam Development Process
Exam Pass/Fail Statistics
Candidate Handbook

Confidentiality Statement

Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition Exam Study Resources

Pediatric Critical Care Reference List
Pediatric Critical Care Content Outline
Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition Specialty Practice Definition


Current CDR Specialist Information

Board Certified Specialists in Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition List by State (Coming Soon)
Recertification Requirements
Guidelines for Credential Placement
Online Credential Verification
Request for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

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.