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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Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Testimonials

“The second level definitely helps bring the research to the practical patient/client level.”
S. Heasley, MSED RD
Nephrology
Toledo, OH 

“As weight maintenance is an uphill battle, this training program provided hope via resources and knowledge to carry with me in my practice.  The presenters were all charismatic and offered encouragement in spite of the “weight” of the information.”
Caroline B Sanborn, RD
Ambulatory Care RD
Tampa, FL
 
“I am very excited to apply the information I learned about behavior change techniques and get an introduction to motivational interviewing to my work with Extension.  I feel better equipped to inspire my program participants to initiate behavior change and maintain changes in the
long-term.”
L. Kedem, MS RD LDN
Nutrition & Wellness Extension Educator
Champaign, IL
 
“This program was outstanding and did a great job of expanding my knowledge in the field.”
L. Stillman, MPH RD LD
Dietitian
Peachtree City, GA
 
“I think you do a great job of getting experts in as speakers. We follow evidence-based guidelines, and these experts summarize the research, sort through it, and give us the information we need to be more effective in our positions.”
Lynne Stamey, MS RD LD
School Dietitian, Private Practice
St. Petersburg, FL


"This program offered a wealth of information that can be utilized into my private setting and has expanded my expertise."  
S, Kopins, RD, LDN
Dietitian
Sparks, MD

"This was a very well instructed and executed program. The pre work alone was professional, relevant, and strategically selective to prepare for onsite training." 
B. Ellison, MBA, RD, LD, FADA
Deputy Corps Chief, Senior Executive Strategy
Falls Church, VA

“I highly recommend this program to those who face challenges in their workplace with weight management clients. This program is essential and pragmatic for those RDs interested in making a vital improvement in their patients’ lives!”
Agnes C Galvez, MS, RD
Consultant
North Las Vegas, NV
 
 
“The learning process on such a vast subject matter continues, very informative!”
Rhonda Mona, MPH RD LD
Private Practice
Duluth, GA
 
 
“Excellent update on current issues in weight management particularly web-based applications”
Joyce Sankey, MBA, RD, LD
Clinical Dietician
Cedar Rapids, IA

“Level 2 was more than I expected. It was fun, informative and challenging. Members of the Academy should take this course. Three days packed full with dynamic speakers and leaders in our professional community.”
L. Cunningham Kerr, RD
Cambridge, MA
 
“Lots of interesting and updated information! Very useful.”
D. Stempa, MS, RD
Private Practice
Hallandale, FL
 
“Very worthwhile. Well worth the time and money.”
S. Anderson, RD, CD
Food Service Manager
St. Johnsbury, VT
 
"The caliber of all the instructiors in this program was first-rate. Each instructor presented information about weight managment that made me rethink the way I will be teaching my weight loss clients in the future. The break-out session provided attendees with a unique opportunity to ask questions and hone their counseling skills in a small-group setting."
Caryn Alter, MS, RD
Community Wellness Dietitian/Instructor
Freehold, NJ
"I encourage all RDNs to take the weight managment courses to better understand and prepare to treat those affected by obesity."

Rosemary Lague, RD, MS
Bariatric Dietitian
Clinton, NJ