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January - February 2022 - Pediatric & Adult Obesity Course - PRE-WORK








Pre-work deadline is:
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
by 12:00 midnight CT.


Early Bird Tuition: $495.00
(early bird tuition expires 12/17; tuition will increase to $545.00 on 12/18)
(credit card payments only).






Live Virtual Events:
Four Days:
Monday, January 31, 2022
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Monday, February 7, 2022
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
3 – 7pm ET; 2 – 6pm CT; 1 – 5pm MT; 12 – 4pm PT

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. 

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.  Steps are detailed below.
  1. Complete sixteen pre-work modules and assessment tests by 12:00 midnight CT, Wednesday, January 26, 2022.
  2. Fully participate in four live virtual events as noted above.
  3. Take and pass a post assessment with an 80% passing score by 5:00pm CT on Monday, February 14, 2022.
This certificate of training has been approved for 61 CPE credits. Click here for a breakdown of the CPE credits. Note: The pre-work modules are currently under review by the Obesity Certificate Program Advisory Group.

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.

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

The certificate expiration date is February 2027.

Email questions to CDR staff at Weightmgmt@eatright.org or call 312/899-4718. Click here to return to the CDR website.

Early Bird Tuition: $495.00
(early bird tuition expires 12/17; tuition will increase to $545.00 on 12/18)
(credit card payments only).

Pre-work deadline is Wednesday, January 26, 2022 by 12:00 midnight CT.