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Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is offering an Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition. Certification is granted in recognition of an applicant's documented practice experience and successful completion of an examination.


General Candidate Information

Examination Dates and Fee
Eligibility Requirements - Apply Online
Definition of Advanced Clinical Nutrition Practice
Certificant Profile

Candidate Handbook
Anticipated Test Center Locations
Examination Pass/Fail Statistics

Confidentiality Statement

Exam Study Resources

Content Outline
Reference List


Current CDR Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition Information

Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition List by State
Recertification Requirements
Guidelines for Credential Placement
Online Credential Verification
Request for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)



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CDR, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate among candidates on the basis of race, creed, gender, religion, national origin, disability or marital status.