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What CDM Means To Me

Colleen Larson, CDM, CFPP

Colleen Larson, CDM, CFPP

Twinsburg, OH

"CDM means that I can talk to patients and residents about their nutritional needs and work closely with the kitchen staff and the nursing staff to make the patient experience a beautiful one."

Connie Green, CDM, CFPP

Connie Green, CDM, CFPP

Park Falls, WI

“I was working as a dietary cook when my boss approached me and asked If I would be interested in becoming a CDM, CFPP. I did some research, and knew it was a goal I wanted to achieve to broaden my career."

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A Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM®|CFPP®) 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.

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