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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 Courses

Coming May 2021 - Evening Virtual Course
Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults 
Registration will open February 1, 2021.
Access to prework materials will be provided by March 1, 2021.
Pretest Submission Deadline: Monday, May 3, 2021.
3 – 8 pm ET/12 – 5 pm PT
May 17, 18, 24, 25, 2021
Tuition: $495
CPE Hours Awarded: 69
This new comprehensive CDR® virtual Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatric 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.
Closed Courses
JANUARY 2021, Afternoon Virtual Courses
Live, online, and interactive:
Tuesday, Jan. 26:  Core Content - 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET/ 11 am - 4 pm PT
Wednesday, Jan. 27:  Core Content - 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET/11 am - 4 pm PT
Thursday, Jan. 28:  Pediatric Content - 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET/11 am - 4 pm PT
Friday, Jan. 29:  Adult Content - 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm ET/11 am - 4 pm PT
Agenda, Tuition and CPE Credit for January 2021 Courses
January 2021 Virtual Course Requirements
A group or license option is not available for these certificate of training courses.
Virtual Course Components

Cancellation Policy:
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 - January 13, 2021