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.

Registration Examination for Dietitians Test Specifications - Effective January 1, 2012


Percent of Exam

I. Principles of Dietetics

  1. Food Science and Nutrient Composition of Foods
  2. Nutrition and Supporting Sciences
  3. Education and Communication
  4. Research
  5. Management Concepts



II. Nutrition Care for Individuals and Groups

  1. Screening and Assessment
  2. Diagnosis
  3. Planning and Intervention
  4. Monitoring and Evaluation



III. Management of Food and Nutrition Programs and Services

  1. Functions of Management
  2. Human Resources
  3. Financial Management
  4. Marketing and Public Relations
  5. Quality Improvement



IV. Foodservice Systems

  1. Menu Development
  2. Procurement, Production, Distribution, and Service
  3. Sanitation and Safety
  4. Equipment and Facility Planning
  5. Sustainability