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Pediatric & Adult Obesity Course - May 2021

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Note:  Pre-work materials now available. All pre-work must be complete by May 10, 2021.

 Monday, May 17, 2021 - 3 - 7 pm ET/12 - 4 pm PT
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 3 - 7 pm ET/12 - 4 pm PT
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 3 - 8 pm ET/12 - 5 pm PT
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 3 - 8 pm ET/12 - 5 pm PT

Please click here to view the agenda for the live events.

This Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults Virtual Course was developed to address the evolving competencies of today’s and tomorrow’s weight management RDNs and NDTRs in ways that support the needs of modern learners. The vision for the Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatric and Adult Virtual Course is for participants to be able to:
  • Competently deliver weight management services that are patient-centered, evidence-based
  • Apply weight management competencies to a variety of settings
  • Engage clients where they live, work and play
The Certificate of Training in Obesity for Pediatrics and Adults Virtual Course will focus on experiential learning activities that require critical thinking and problem-solving as well as skill building in areas such as counseling. 

The steps to earn the certificate:
This course includes online readings; online assessment tests; online-live, and interactive virtual events; and an online post-assessment. Please be prepared to complete all the components of this course online. Paper copies are not available.
  1. Complete seventeen modules and assessment tests by Monday, May 10, 2021.
  2. Fully participate in four live virtual events.
  3. Take and pass a post assessment with an 80% passing score.

This certificate of training has been approved for 69 CPE credits. Click here for a breakdown of the CPE credits.

Course Eligibility:
CDR virtual courses are only open to RDNs/RDs, NDTRs/DTRs and members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Active, Student, International and Retired). Course Registrations will not be processed until eligibility requirements have been verified.

Cancellation Policy:
Once the pre-work modules have been accessed, a refund will not be issued. CPE hours will be awarded for the pre-work modules and the live virtual event. The tuition for these courses is non-transferrable to another course. A $75 administrative processing fee will be required if a registration is cancelled before accessing the pre-work modules.

The certificate expiration date is May 2023.

Credit cards payments only.  Checks or purchase orders are not accepted.

Email questions to CDR staff at or call 312/899-4718. Click here to learn about future courses.

Register Soon!  This course will close on Monday, April 26, 2021 at midnight CT.