Registered Dietitian Test

Registration Examination for Dietitians Test Specifications

I. Food and Nutrition (15% of exam)

  • Food Science, Food Safety, Nutrient Composition of Foods
  • Nutrition and Supporting Sciences

II. Clinical and Community Nutrition (40% of exam)

  • Nutrition Screening and Assessment
  • Normal Nutrition/Health Promotion/ Disease Prevention
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy

III. Education and Research (7% of exam)

  • Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • Research

IV. Food and Nutrition Systems (18% of exam)

  • Menu Planning
  • Purchasing, Production, Distribution and Service
  • Safety and Sanitation
  • Facility Planning

V. Management (20% of exam)

  • Human Resources
  • Finance and Materials
  • Marketing Products and Services
  • Functions and Characteristics
  • Quality Improvement

Test Preparation Resources:

RD Study Guide
RD Exam Flashcards

Last Updated: 05/21/2014