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MAINTAINING YOUR CREDENTIAL
Once you become certified, you must maintain your credential by completing a minimum of 45 hours of
eligible continuing education (CE) credit every three-year recertification period (of which nine CE hours
must pertain to Sanitation and Safety and one CE hour must pertain to Professional Ethics), and paying the
annual certification fee. All completed CE programs must be submitted and required documentation must
be uploaded via the My Certification page of your ANFP record.
For more information about recertification requirements, please visit www.CBDMonline.org/maintain-yourcredentials.
Your
Contact Information
ANFP and CBDM send communications to members, candidates, and credential holders based on contact
information in their ANFP record. It is the individual's responsibility to keep all contact information current.
ANFP and CBDM are not responsible for missed communications due to incorrect contact information
or e-mails not accessed from a spam folder. Also, ANFP and CBDM are not responsible for any missed
communications regarding any ANFP or CBDM matters for individuals who chose to opt out or unsubscribe
from messages sent by ANFP or CBDM.
AUTHORIZED USE OF THE CDM, CFPP CREDENTIAL
Individuals who qualify under a current pathway of eligibility, take and pass the CDM Credentialing Exam and
activate their certification according to CBDM policies are awarded the credential Certified Dietary Manager,
Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM, CFPP). After activation of certification, the credential may be
used as long as the certification is active, valid and in good standing. The credential should be used without
periods, after the certificant's name, following any academic degree if applicable (e.g. Jane Doe, B.S., CDM,
CFPP).
Certificants must comply with all recertification requirements to maintain use of the credential. The CDM,
CFPP credential may only be used as long as an individual's certification is current and valid. Failure to meet
all recertification requirements results in the certification being terminated. Individuals who are no longer
certified are no longer authorized to use the CDM, CFPP credential or represent themselves as being a CDM,
CFPP credential holder. Some examples include but are not limited to: e-mail address, signature, social
media, or resume. Individuals in violation of this policy will be served a written cease and desist notice from
the CBDM. Continued violation will be reviewed by the CBDM for consideration of sanctions.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook

The CDM Credentialing Exam: What You Need to Know
Exam Day Information
Maintaining Your Credential
Employment Verification Form
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