Resources for CDM, CFPPs

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.

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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.

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Practice Standards

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.

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Find CE

Use this resource to efficiently search ANFP education or CBDM prior approved education. Filter by CE type, hours, location, competency topic, competency level, and more!

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Prior Approval

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.

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CDM, CFPP Credential 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.

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Guide to Maintaining Your Credential

Download the CBDM Guide to Maintaining Your CDM, CFPP Credential. For more detailed information about the following recertification policies, refer to the CBDM Guide to Maintaining your CDM, CFPP Credential and the Self-Reporting Frequently Asked Questions.

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Top 10 Tips to Maintain Your CDM, CFPP Credential

Access the Top 10 Tips to Maintain Your CDM, CFPP Credential

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Top 10 Resource Lists

ANFP's Top 10 resource lists offer helpful tips for CDM, CFPPs and cover a variety of topics.

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CDM, CFPP Informational Videos

View these videos to learn more about the CDM, CFPP Credential and the CDM Credentialing Exam

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Federal CMS Regulations for CDM, CFPPs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the federal agency responsible for administering requirements governing long-term care facilities. In October 2016, CMS released a comprehensive update of the regulations to reflect advances in theory and practice of service, delivery, and safety for LTC residents, including a section newly defined as Food and Nutrition Services.

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Assessing Competence: Gap Analysis Tool

This tool aims to identify skill gaps to assist in prioritizing continuing education opportunities. Review the competency and related practice standard and identify your skill in each area. Explain action steps to bridge gap. Use the resources listed to assist in developing a plan of action. Please check off your level of knowledge and skill in each of the following CDM, CFPP competencies. Your response will point to any learning needs.

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Competencies for Food and Nutrition Services Employees

These checklists are intended to verify that individual employees have met the competencies and skill sets listed to carry out the functions of the facility’s Food and Nutrition Services department. Tasks and competencies should be reviewed to ensure that the facility’s specific protocols and operational procedures are addressed.

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Continuing Competence Level Assignments

Competence levels provide an understanding of the educational level of each product within the ANFP Marketplace. Each product has a designated competence level listed within the product description.

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