Bibliography on CDR Programs and Initiatives

To find out how to learn more about CDR programs and initiatives, review the bibliography list below.

Board Certification as a Specialist

The current state of specialty practice in pediatric nutrition and renal nutrition. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 98(11):1339-1352.

Achieving excellence in dietetics practice: certification of specialists and advanced-level practitioners. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 93(2):149-150.

President's Page: Beyond the RD*. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 90(8):1117-1121.

President's Page: Specialization in dietetics - the time has come. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 86(8):1072-1076.

Specialty practice in dietetics: Empirical models and results. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 93(2):203-210.

RD* and DTR** Examinations/Computer Based Testing

2005 Commission on Dietetic Registration dietetics practice audit. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 106(6): 957-964.e22.

Distinguishing Entry-Level RD* and DTR** Practice. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 106(6): 965-971.

Computer-based certification tests integrate testing and scoring, increase convenience. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 98(10):1102. An explanation of the impact computer-based testing has on both candidate and institutional score reporting.

Computer-based testing: A new experience in 4 easy steps. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 99(2):156. A step by step review of the computer-based testing process from eligibility application through scoring.

Professional Development Portfolio

Challenging the Future of Dietetic Education and Credentialing. Chicago IL: The American Dietetic Association and the Commission on Dietetic Registration; 1994.

Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals: The Official Handbook. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; 1997: HR1-30.

Frankel MS. Taking ethics seriously. Building a professional community. Journal of Dental Hygiene. 1992;66(9):386-392.

How to design your professional development portfolio. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 99(5):536-537.

Reforming Health Care Workforce Regulation: Policy Considerations for the 21st Century. San Francisco, CA: Pew Health Professions Commission; 1995. Order from the Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco by phone at 415-476-8181 or visit their web site.

Strengthening Consumer Protection: Priorities for Health Care Workforce Regulation. San Francisco, CA: Pew Health Professions Commission; 1998. Order from the Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco by phone at 415-476-8181 or visit their web site.

The Professional Development 2001 Portfolio. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 99(5):612-614.

The value of lifelong learning: key element in professional career development. Journal of The American Dietetic Association. 99(5):538-543.

Dietetics Practice Audit

Entry-Level Dietetics Practice Audit: Results from the 2005 Commission on Dietetic Registration Entry-Level Dietetics Practice Audit. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 106(6):957-964.e22.

*Please note the RDN and RD are two credential designation options for one certification program. Practitioners may choose to use one or the other. For more information, click here
**Please note the NDTR and DTR are two credential designation options for one certification program. Practitioners may choose to use one or the other. For more information, click here.