CDM Resources

CDM, CFPP Career Info

Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professionals are nationally recognized experts at managing dietary operations. Learn what opportunities can present themselves when you earn your credential.

CDM, CFPP Scope of Practice

CDM, CFPPs work together with Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) to provide quality nutritional care for clients in a variety of non-commercial settings and perform a myriad of specialized tasks and roles within a foodservice operation. See what kind of tasks they perform.


Standards of Practice Documentation

Professional Practice Standards serve as the basis for quality dietetic practice for dietary managers. They serve as a guide for self-evaluation to determine the education and skills needed to advance an individual's level of practice. 

CBDM Prior Approval Handbook & Application

The CBDM Prior Approval process is completely voluntary and is initiated by the program sponsor/coordinator requesting approval and is intended for organizations interested in providing continuing education (CE) programs to CDM, CFPP credential holders.

CDM Code of Ethics

The Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM) has a formal policy, the Code of Ethics for Certified Dietary Managers (CDM), and procedures which incorporate due process, for the discipline of certificants. The Code of Ethics applies to all CDM, CFPPs and they must agree to adhere to the Code of Ethics.