Because clinical nutrition is who you are not just what you do.
The perfect opportunity to advance your credential has arrived:
CDR Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is offering an advanced practitioner certification in clinical nutrition for registered dietitians with four or more years of clinical nutrition practice. Apply NOW for the April 2018 examination window!

Applications for April 2018 examination window are due March 2, 2018.

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Services for Licensure Boards

The following services are available to dietetics licensure boards.

Use of Registration Examination for Licensure Testing
To inquire about the use of CDR's registration examinations by state licensure boards, contact Chris Reidy at or 312-899-0040 Ext. 4857.

Search for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Activities
To locate CDR-approved CPE activities by location, date, and/or topic, utilize our Online CPE Database.

Web-Service Credential Verification System
CDR has developed a SOAP based web-service method for licensure boards and employers to verify credential status for credentialed practitioners.  This web service requires your system to provide this web-based system credentialed practitioners' registration identification numbers, and in turn you will receive credential verification of all valid credentials for each individual - RDN, NDTR, Board Certified Specialist.  Once approved, your institution will be provided a unique ID and password to use this service.  Please note that additional software development is required on your end to use the service.  Manual browser based requests are not supported by this service.  Please contact Pearlie Johnson-Freeman at 800/877-1600, ext 4839 or at if you wish to obtain additional information regarding this system verification process.