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Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults

Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults 
Virtual Course
“Equip yourself with the knowledge and skill set necessary to manage obesity at any age."
“Enhance your skill set and long-term effectiveness through the strongest evidence-based counseling interventions for clients of all ages.”
Check out this helpful Certificate of Training FAQ


Pediatric and Adult Obesity Virtual Course

Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults*
Registration Closed
Spring 2022
Tuesday, April 26
Wednesday, April 27
Tuesday, May 3
Wednesday, May 4
1 – 5pm ET; 12 – 4pm CT; 11am – 3pm MT; 10am – 2pm PT
If you are registered for this course, please click here
You will need your CDR username and password to access the course.
Click here for an agenda for the live events.
Pre-work Deadline:  Wednesday, April 20, 2022, by 11:59pm  CT
Post-Test Deadline:  Wednesday, May 11, 2022, by 5:00pm CT
Tuition: $545 ((credit card payments only).
Additional courses will be scheduled by June 1, 2022.
This certificate of training has been approved for 61 CPE credits. Click here for a breakdown of the CPE credits.
This new comprehensive CDR® virtual Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults course focuses on foundational concepts in weight management science and evidence-based practice to build knowledge, skills, and competence in pediatric and adult populations.
This course includes online readings; online assessment tests; online-live, and interactive virtual events; and an online post-assessment.  Please be prepared to complete all the components of this course online. Paper copies are not available.
Flex Scheduling
Take this online certificate course from the convenience of your home or work. Capacity is limited to 500 participants.
Certificate course registrants must fully participate in all online course content on the scheduled dates and times to receive the certificate and CPE credit.  Partial CPE credit will not be awarded.  Please refer to the cancellation policy prior to registering.
The steps to earn the certificate:
  1. Complete sixteen pre-work modules and assessment tests
  2. Fully participate in four live virtual events.
  3. Take and pass a post assessment with an 80% passing score
Certificates will be awarded for a five-year period.
A group or license option is not available for these certificate of training courses.
*CDR is no longer offering a pediatric only or adult only obesity course.  
Virtual Course Components

Once the prework modules have been accessed, a refund will not be issued.  CPE hours will be awarded for the prework modules and the live virtual event. The tuition for these courses is non-transferrable to another course.  A $75 administrative processing fee will be required if a registration is cancelled before accessing the prework modules.
Course Eligibility:
CDR virtual courses are only open to RDNs//RDs, NDTRs/ DTRs and members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Active, Student, International and Retired).  Course Registrations will not be processed until eligibility requirements have been verified.
Click the appropriate link below for suggested competencies for the certificate of training courses.
These are certificate of training courses, not certification programs.  Learn More.
Email questions to CDR staff at, or call 312/899-4718.
Page Updated - November 17, 2021