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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Registration Examination for Dietitians

Individuals completing academic and supervised practice requirements must successfully complete a computer-based, variable length examination. The Registration Examination for Dietitians is designed to evaluate a dietitian's ability to perform at entry-level. The content domains and topics listed below are based on the results of the 2000 Dietetics Practice Audit.

Registration Examination for Dietitians Test Specifications
Effective January 1, 2007


 
Percent of Exam
 
I. Food and Nutrition 12%
A. Food Science and Nutrient Composition of Foods
B. Nutrition and Supporting Sciences
II. Nutrition Care Process and Model - Simple and Complex Conditions 40%

A. Nutrition Screening and Assessment
B. Nutrition Diagnosis
C. Normal Intervention (Planning and Intervention)
C. Medical Monitoring and Evaluation

III. Counseling, Communication, Education and Research 10%
A. Assessment and Planning
B. Implementation and Evaluation
C. Research
IV. Foodservice Systems 17%
A. Menu Planning
B. Procurement, Production, Distribution and Service
C. Sanitation and Safety
D. Facility Planning
V. Management 21%
A. Human Resources
B. Finance and Materials
C. Marketing Products and Services
D. Functions and Characteristics
E. Quality Improvement