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

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is offering an advanced practice certification in clinical nutrition for registered dietitians (RDN) with four or more years of clinical nutrition practice. Apply NOW for the November 2017 examination window!

Applications for November 2017 examination window are due August 31, 2017.

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Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Program

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™ who have successfully completed the Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management or the Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management program. Program registrations will not be processed until these requirements have been verified.  

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 November 2016, 1,276 have been awarded the Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.

Click here to view the recipients of the Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.

For more information, please contact CDR by e-mail at 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

Level 2 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, you can complete the 2017 Level 2 Adult Weight Management Self-Study Module and receive 30 continuing professional education units. Learn More