154. PDP Essential Practice Competencies

Monday, October 28
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: 121-ABC
CE: 1.5
Level 1- Basic
Activity Code: 150411

The presentation will be on CDRs Essential Practice Competencies and PDP Process. There are roughly 2/5 of RDs and DTRs that have not transitioned into the Practice Competencies. This information is vital to their credential re certification. The former 5 Step PDP system was implemented in 2001, it has been 18 years since a system change. The presentation will explain the development of the Practice Competencies and explain the Goal Wizard tool.

Planned with the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe practice competencies with regard to the upcoming revision of the Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) recertification process.
  • Explain the relationship of practice competencies and performance indicators to CDR’s current PDP Goals and Learning Need Codes (LNCs).
  • Illustrate how the newly developed Goal Wizard tool will enhance the PDP process.

Learning Need Codes:

  • 1010 Career planning, Standards of Practice, Standards of Professional Performance, Scope of Dietetics Practice Framework
  • 7180 Strategic planning
  • 6020 Counseling, therapy, and facilitation skills


  • Caitlin Griffin

  • Speaker(s)

  • Karen Lacey, MS, CD

    CAP Chair