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CDM, CFPP Scope of Practice


A Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM, CFPP) has passed a nationally recognized credentialing exam offered by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers.

Continuing education is required to maintain this credential. The exam is written by content experts, and administered by The Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc. (AMP). The exam consists of 160 questions that have been pre-tested and proven valid and reliable. Questions cover five competency areas which fall under these major headings: Nutrition, Foodservice, Personnel and Communication, Sanitation and Safety and Business Operations. The CDM, CFPP credential indicates that these individuals have the training and experience to competently perform the responsibilities of a dietary manager.


Scope of Practice