To qualify for the Traditional CEDS (Certified Eating Disorders Specialist), CEDRD (Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian), CEDCAT (Certified Eating Disorders Creative Arts Therapist) or CEDRN (Certified Eating Disorders Registered Nurse) designation from iaedp, candidates must demonstrate eating disorder expertise through a range of professional activities, achievements, supervised experience, and testing. One aspect of competency demonstration for the Traditional Certification involves the iaedp Core Curriculum.
(NOTE: Applicants that qualify for the Equivalency Certification are not required to take the Core Courses.) For more information on certification qualifications, please visit our Certification page.
If you do not qualify for Traditional or Equivalency certification, please see our Educational Designation page for additional information and to register for the core courses.
The iaedp traditional certification Core Curriculum is designed to accomplish two goals:
Candidates for the Traditional CEDS, CEDRD, CEDCAT or CEDRN designation must satisfactorily complete all four Core Courses. For more details, review the Core Course Information and Guidelines located below, or visit the Certification or Quick Links pages.
Overview of Eating Disorders (Course 1) Syllabus
In the Trenches: Effective Therapy Modalities for Complex Patients (Course 2) Syllabus
Nutritional Guidelines for Treating Eating Disorders (Course 3) Syllabus
Medical Aspects of Eating Disorders (Course 4) Syllabus
Instructions and Checklist for Core Courses
Core Course Rules and Regulations
Core Course Completion Form
Required Reading List for Core Courses
iaedp Corporate Rates
iaedp supports multiple professionals becoming certified within the same facility, resulting in increased facility core competency demonstration to both the general public and 3rd party payers.
iaedp is pleased to offer groups or corporations a discounted rate for the entire certification process. Each group or facility rate is individualized based on the needs of the group or corporation and the total number of participants. Contact Tammy Beasley, RDN, CEDRD, CSSD, Director of Certification, at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your specific group or facility.
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