Renewal Information for Florida-Licensed Dietitians/Nutritionists


License renewal information for Florida Dietitians/Nutritionists

Current licenses will expire at midnight, Eastern Time, on May 31, 2011.

The process of renewing a license may take two (2) to three (3) weeks. Initiating contact to confirm the receipt of fees or the status of your license prior to this time will not expedite the renewal process.

Continuing Education Requirements for Renewal

30 hours of continuing education are required, including:

  • 2 hours on the prevention of medical errors
  • 3 hours on HIV/AIDS required for first renewal only
  • Up to 20 hours may be in home study
  • No more than 10 hours may be in management, risk management, personal growth, and educational techniques

The licensee shall retain the certificates of attendance or other records for 4 years for documentation purposes, in case of audit.

CE hours must be completed within the 24 month period prior to the expiration date of the license.

Courses offered by or approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) are accepted.

In addition to the continuing education credits authorized above, any volunteer expert witness who is providing expert witness opinions for cases being reviewed pursuant to Chapter 468, Part X, shall receive 2.5 hours of credit per case for performing a literature survey of at least two articles in conjunction with the review of cases for the Board up to a total of 5 hours per biennium.

A lecturer or author presenting or authoring for the initial presentation a Board approved continuing education program shall receive three hours continuing education credit for every one hour of program up to a maximum of fifteen hours of credit per biennium.

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Professional Development Resources is a CPE Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR Provider #PR001). CPE accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of provider programs or materials. Professional Development Resources is also a provider with the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (Provider #50-1635) and is CE Broker compliant.

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