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Test Specifications and Study Guides

Effective January 1, 2022 - The entry-level registration examinations for dietitians and dietetic technicians will be updated to reflect the revised test specifications using the results of the CDR 2020 Dietetics Practice Audit. 

October 2021 - New study guides for the 2022 registration examinations for dietitians and dietetic technicians are available for purchase. 

Registration Examination for Dietitians                                                                  


2017-2021

2022-2026

   

 

   

Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians                                                                                                                                                                                         


2017-2021

2022-2026

 

 

Study Guides                                                                                                             


New editions of the Study Guide for the Registration Examination for Dietitians (11th edition) and Study Guide for the Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians (8th edition) will soon be available as a resource for individuals preparing to take the RD credentialing examination between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2026.  These newly designed, online guides are intended to assist exam candidates in planning their study and review.


Price: $50 (Academy member and non-member price)

 

The online study guides feature:

  •  A comprehensive study outline based on the examination content specifications for January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2026.
  • Suggested study references (online and textbook)
  • Study tips
  • A 120-question practice examination (RD) or 100-question practice examination (DTR).  All questions are retired from the active examination item bank and are examples of how questions are written and presented on the exam.
  • Online availability (non-transferable) for 6 months after purchase date.