Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Program

"We are positioned to take the lead in weight management. This certificate program will provide the needed training and support to help us meet this significant challenge."

Sachiko St. Jeor, PhD, RD, FADA,
University of Nevada School of Medicine

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Over half of American adults are overweight or obese. A dietetics professional, trained to have a comprehensive knowledge of the field and management options, can enable long-term patient compliance and sustained success. This program is designed to produce providers of comprehensive weight management care who also know when and how to refer patients to other specialists. This certificate program is only open to Active, Student, International and Retired category members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and CDR credentialed practitioners — RDN™ and NDTR™.  Program registrations will not be processed until these requirements have been verified.

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What's Covered:
Current Perspectives and Future Directions… Clinical Management of Overweight and Obesity… OTC Dietary Supplements… Behavior Modification… Diets, Programs and Technology… Lifecycle Impact of Weight Management… Considerations of Weight Loss… Role of Exercise… Public Health Implications… Bariatric Surgery as a Treatment Option… Case Studies

This certificate of Training offers cutting edge information and skills leading practitioners in the field.
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A distinguished team of leading experts in the field of weight management contributed to the development of this certificate of training course.
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Program includes course learning objectives covering current prevalence of overweight and obesity, identify risk factors associated with overweight/obesity and more.
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This type of certificate program is not a certification program.
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Steps to earn the certificate is to read pre-work materials and pass a pre-test, attend a 2 1/2 ay workshop and pass a post-test.
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Program Frequently Asked Questions
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Instructions for logging CPEUs in your activity log for CDR Credentialed Practitioners.
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Upcoming Programs

March 2-4, 2017
Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor

Baltimore, Maryland
Tentative Timeline
Registration Deadline: February 15, 2017*

June 22-24, 2017
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Cincinnati, Ohio
Tentative Timeline
Registration Deadline: June 7, 2017*

September 29-October 1, 2017
Hyatt Regency Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona 
Tentative Timeline
Registration will open November 22, 2016

October 19-21, 2017 - Pre-FNCE
Chicago, Illinois
Registration will open March 2, 2017

November 15-17, 2017
Orlando, Florida
Registration will open March 2, 2017

Registration Fee: $370.00**

*A $50.00 late fee will be added after the registration deadline date.

To register for these programs:

  2. Download Brochure
  3. Call 1/800-877-1600 ext 4783

CDR has transitioned to a paperless on-site program. A paper copy of the program handouts will not be provided. Participants will be responsible for printing their own program handouts. Access to the program handouts including faculty PowerPoint presentations will be provided prior to the first day of the program. Learn More

**A $75.00 administration processing fee will be required for all cancellations and transfers. An additional fee may apply if the pre-work materials and pre-test have been completed.

Participation is limited. Please register by the publicized registration date for the program you wish to attend to secure a seat. Past  certificate programs have been filled to capacity several days prior to the registration deadline.  Written confirmation will be sent by e-mail. 

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As of October 2016, 14,191 participants have been awarded the Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. Click here for a list of recipients.

For more information, please contact CDR by e-mail at weightmgmt@eatright.org or call 1-800/877-1600, ext. 5500.

To order mailing labels of certificate recipients, please contact CDR at 1-800-877-1600, ext. 4839 or by email at pjohnson@eatright.org.


Adult Weight Management Self-study module

What if you can't attend the onsite program?

If you're unable to attend the 2 1/2 day program, complete the Adult Weight Management self-study module and receive 16 CPE hours. Click here to obtain information on the Adult Weight Management Self-Study Module.

Click here to view information on the Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management program.

Click here to view information on the Certificate of Training in Childhood & Adolescent Weight Management program.

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