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YOUR FUTURE AWAITS YOU DISCOVER THE POWER OF THE CDM, CFPP CREDENTIAL
CDM, CFPP CAREER OVERVIEW CDM, CFPPs are nationally recognized experts at managing dietary operations. Certified Dietary Managers work with both people and paperwork. CDM, CFPPs tend to be energetic, results- oriented problem solvers who thrive on challenge and enjoy teamwork.
WHERE DO CDM, CFPPs WORK? Healthcare: nursing facilities, rehab facilities, senior living communities, or hospitals. Correctional facilities, schools, and the military. The fastest growing segment of the market is eldercare.
You gain respect as a chef with this credential; people are more willing to take you seriously. The credential gives you the opportunity to seek managerial positions not only in restaurants, but healthcarewhere you also have the potential to earn more money. Barrett Broussard, CDM, CFPP
3 STEPS TO BECOMING A CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER 1> Qualify to take the CDM, CFPP Certification Exam. Complete a DMA-approved dietary manager training program. You may already have a two- or four-year degree in foodservice management, nutrition, or culinary arts. Qualify through a combination of training and experience. Qualify through your related military training.
3 STEPS TO BECOMING A CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER 2> Register for the Certification Exam. The exam is offered twice per year. You can take the exam in most states. Details are available online:
3 STEPS TO BECOMING A CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER 3> Pass the exam and complete your certification process. Being a CDM, CFPP is a great career path! Earning the credentials demonstrates your commitment to excellence in dietary management. Having the CDM, CFPP credentials defines you as a highly qualified professional in your field.
When I finished my requirements for the DTR, my employer really encouraged me to pursue the CDM, CFPP certification, too. Its a great combination. Theres no reason not to do it! Renee Taylor, DTR, CDM, CFPP
OPEN DOORS, EARN MORE MONEY Those with the CDM, CFPP credential are in demand due to regulatory requirements. CDM, CFPPs earn more money than dietary managers who are not certified. For more information, check the latest DMA salary survey online at:
Even with a BA in food and nutrition, I did not fit in anywhere. My certification opened doors in long-term care, and the CE requirements keep me on top of the latest issues in food service today. Im now a VP of Support Services with 5 departments under my direction. Robin Gaines, CDM, CFPP
WHERE CAN I GET TRAINING? DMA-approved training programs are available in most states. Training is also available through correspondence or online. Core courses cover foodservice management, nutrition and medical nutrition therapy, human resources management, and food safety/sanitation.
Earning the CDM, CFPP credential and participating in the Dietary Managers Association as a volunteer leader has given me the career tools that enable me to be a professional in the areas of nutrition, food safety, and leadership. Elizabeth Jesse, CDM, CFPP
YOURE INVITED! Dietary Managers Association (DMA) is here to serve you in your career path! Even before you achieve your certification, we invite you to join DMA.
WHAT DOES DMA DELIVER FOR YOU? Networking with more than 15,000 professionals DIETARY MANAGER Magazine Access to members only features on the DMA website
Certified Dietary Managers raise the bar routinely. That is what sets us apart. Debra Dawson, CDM, CFPP
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