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Institute for Credentialing Excellence
CDR's certification programs are fully accredited by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), the accrediting arm of the National Organization for Competency Assurance (NOCA) based in Washington, D.C.

Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation
CDR maintains membership in and annually sends representatives to attend the Council on Licensure Enforcement and Regulation meetings to interact with others boards and keep updated on certification and regulatory issues.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
CDR is the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Its mission is to be the advocate of the dietetics profession, serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and wellbeing.

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
For listings of accredited/approved dietetics education programs.

Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics
Academy and CDR's jointly developed code of ethics for Academy members and credentialed dietetics professionals.

Find a Registered Dietitian Online Referral Service
The Find an RD online referral service allows the public to search a national database of qualified food and nutrition practitioners for the exclusive purpose of finding a Registered Dietitian who is right for them. Academy Active members can sign up for Find an RD at

Publications in Food and Nutrition
Academy's online catalog is the source for food and nutrition publications for both professionals and consumers.

Standards of Professional Practice for Dietetics Professionals
Minimum expectations of dietetics professionals providing nutrition services to the public.