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Professional Development Portfolio

Credentialed practitioners are required to maintain certification through continuous learning in order to ensure professional knowledge and competence. To that end, the Commission on Dietetic Registration constructed the Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) process, which provides practitioners with the tools to achieve these aims.

Please click on the link below to access your Professional Development Portfolio Guide:

For cycles ending 2021 and later: Click here for the Professional Development Portfolio Guide and Appendix


Click here for information regarding CDR's Practice Competencies initiative

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