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Webinar – CDR Essential Practice Competencies for RDs/DTRs and Credential Protection
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
Category: Nutrition & Dietetics Related Events

Free Webinar – CDR Essential Practice Competencies for RDs/DTRs and Credential Protection

Description: Lifelong learning is essential. Explore the new, improved, quick-click Competency Plan Builder digital tool for creating your learning plan and submitting your continuing professional education log to maintain your RD or DTR. Gain a deeper understanding of the food, nutrition and dietetics Spheres of Practice, Competency Statements and Performance Indicators. Learn how the 2021-2025 competency-based education applies to individuals, employers and education providers. Identify appropriate credential uses and misuses.

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the history of the Essential Practice Competencies and how they benefit the profession
  2. Select from the 2021-2025 spheres and competencies at all career phases and all renewal cycles
  3. Utilize the ‘CDR Competency Plan Builder’ to create a plan and CPE activity log (formerly Goal Wizard)
  4. Understand the work that CDR and the Academy do to verify and protect these credentials


  • Young Hee Kim, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, FAND and Incoming Chair, CDR
  • Tracy Petrillo, EdD, MS RD, CAE – Executive Director, Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Samantha Love, RDN – Senior Manager, Professional Development, CDR
  • Melissa Vallone, Attorney/Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Register, Free, March 30 from 10-11am CT, 1 CPE – Live event, 500-person capacity (recorded event available 24/7, April 1-30). Please do not register for the live event if you cannot attend. Use your CDR login and password to create your account.