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It is your responsibility to keep current your contact information on file in your record. CBDM, ANFP, and
PSI are not responsible for missed communications due to incorrect e-mail or mailing addresses in your
record, or for e-mail messages you failed to access from your 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, CBDM, or PSI.
According to the privacy policy posted on www.CBDMonline.org, CBDM maintains confidentiality of
candidate and certificant data and information. No information will be released without written permission
from the applicant, candidate, or certificant unless required by court order or other legal process.
DENIAL OF ELIGIBILITY
You may be denied the right to sit for the exam if you:
* Fail to fully meet one of the current eligibility pathways.
* Falsify any information on the examination application.
* Violate registration or examination rules. Disciplinary actions will be determined by the CBDM on a
per-case basis.
* Fail to report address and e-mail changes to CBDM, resulting in you not receiving information crucial for the
exam.
* Fail to submit proper documentation within the required time frame.
* Any evidence of falsification or misrepresentation relative to certification status.
CBDM provides applicants who are denied eligibility an opportunity to appeal. All appeals must be
submitted in accordance with CBDM policy and by using the CBDM Appeal Form available at www.
CBDMonline.org/get-certified/eligibility. The appeal must include a compelling reason and documentation
to support the reason for the appeal. CBDM will convene to hear appeals quarterly after the deadline dateto
submit an appeal. Deadlines to submit an appeal are March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31.
The decision of CBDM will be conveyed in writing to the appellant via e-mail and hard copy letter sent to
the address on file in the individual's record within 15 days of the CBDM meeting. If the appellant wishes
to appeal CBDM's decision, their intent to appeal must be submitted in writing to the CBDM Appeals
Committee (appeals@CBDMonline.org) within 15 days of the date on the e-mailed and mailed notification
from CBDM. The CBDM Appeals Committee will review the appeal as submitted to CBDM. No new
information may be submitted. The CBDM Appeals Committee's decision will be conveyed in writing via
e-mail and hard copy letter to the appellant within 15 days of the CBDM Appeals Committee meeting. All
decisions of the CBDM Appeals Committee are final.
CDM CREDENTIALING EXAM CONTENT
The exam consists of 160 multiple-choice questions based on professional situations in which a foodservice
manager would have to make a decision or solve a problem. Questions are based on content covered in two
ANFP textbooks - Nutrition Fundamentals and Medical Nutrition Therapy and Foodservice Management - By
Design, and the current FDA Food Code. There are 140 scored items on the exam and 20 unscored items
being pre-tested for use on future examinations, which also allows for issuance of score reports on the day
of exam administration. For a detailed exam content outline, including the number and type of questions
from each content area, visit www.CBDMonline.org/exam-prep/exam-content-outline.
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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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CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook - Maintaining Your Credential
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