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Prior Approval Information

**New CPE Provider Account Registration**
To register for a new Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Provider account, please click here
**Please allow for 2 - 3 business days for account approval**

Provider Toolbox

The Provider Toolbox includes helpful information and resources to support and guide CPE providers through the prior approval submission process.
The Provider Toolbox can also be found by logging into your CPE Provider account.


Continuing Professional Education

CPE encompasses activities or materials that RDs and DTRs attend for recertification purposes. All CPE activities must have the characteristics outlined in the document below:


Fees Associated with Prior Approval

The fee structure is as follows:

  • If the activity is between 1 - 10 CPEUs = $30 per activity submission
  • If the activity is 11 or more CPEUs = $60 per activity submission

Payments must be made through the online system by credit card. CDR does not accept purchase orders (POs) as a form of payment for CPEU activity applications. 

Please note this fee covers the review of all activities. Should your event be canceled, the review fee will not be refunded.  



Find forms and resources related to registration eligibility and optional membership with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



Prior Approval of a continuing professional education activity does not constitute endorsement by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

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