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.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)* and Registered Dietitian (RD)* Certification

RD* Pathways to Registration Eligibility                                                                                    

Individuals with Foreign Degrees

New Graduate Degree Eligibility Requirement Effective January 1, 2024

                                                                                                                                 
Who is an RDN* and RD*?

Career Opportunities

Components of a Certification Testing Program (Flowchart)

Effecitve 1/1/2017 Registration Examination for Dietitians Test Specifications

Examination FAQ

Registration Examination for Dietitians Handbook for Candidates 

Orientation Material for the Newly Credentialed RDN* and RD*      

Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance

RDN* Credential: Frequently Asked Questions


Guidelines for Credential Placement

Misuse of the RDN* or RD* Credentials

Medical Record Documentation - To Cosign or Not to Cosign

Online Verification of Registered Status


Examination Pass/Fail Statistics - Dietitian

Current Registration Statistics                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                    












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