Aug 17, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

Dietary Manager

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Program Description: 

The Dietary Manager Training Program at TN College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton is designed for maximum student success.  The program goals are aligned with the mission and purpose of the institution.  Through coursework, PowerPoints, and field training tasks, the student will learn the day-to-day operations of being a dietary manager.  The length of the program and the coursework are designed to allow for mastery completion of course objectives and prepare the student for the certification exam.

Program Outcomes: 

At the completion of the diploma in the Online Dietary Manager program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Sit for the Certification Exam
  • Upon passing the exam, become a CDM (Certified Dietary Manager) and CFPP (Certified Food Protection Professional)
  • Manage work teams
  • Apply nutrition principles
  • Document nutritional information
  • Foodservice purchasing
  • Implement menus
  • Food preparation

Professional Accrediting Body:

Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP)

State agency/Entity Oversight:

Each state has specific regulations along with CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), the federal agency responsible for administering requirements governing long-term care facilities.

Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded:

CDM, CFPP Credential

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