Dietary Manager Exam Prep

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CDM Practice Questions - Updated 2023!

The Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) Credentialing Exam is part of the competency assurance program for dietary managers. A CDM has the education and experience to competently perform the responsibilities of a dietary manager and has proven this by passing a nationally recognized credentialing exam and fulfilling the requirements needed to maintain certified status.

The Certified Dietary Manager test contains approximately 200 multiple choice questions. The test-taker has four hours to complete the exam.

The following Nutrition and Management topics are covered on the exam:

  • Gather Nutrition Data
  • Apply Nutrition Data
  • Provide Nutrition Education
  • Provide Foodservices
  • Hire and Supervise
  • Develop Personnel and Communications
  • Professional Interaction

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There are 160 questions (140 scored, 20 unscored) on the Dietary Manager exam.

The Dietary Manager exam is 3 hours long.

The passing score for the Dietary Manager exam is 70%.

Achieving a passing score on the Dietary Manager exam grants the test taker the CDM credential.

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