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Board of Licensed Dietitians - Continuing Education

Fifteen (15) continuing education hours every licensure year and one (1) hour of cultural competency continuing education every other

To maintain licensure, a dietitian must complete a minimum of fifteen (15) continuing education (CE) hours every licensure year and one (1) hour of cultural competency CE every other time the license is subject to renewal. For the current CE requirements, please see Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 834-050-0000.

Continuing Education Frequently Asked Questions

Documentation, attestation and audit

Documentation supporting compliance with CE requirements must be maintained by the licensee for a period of two (2) years following license renewal and be provided to the Health Licensing Office upon request.

Each licensee shall document compliance with the CE credit requirements through attestation on the license renewal application.

For current auditing and sanction information, please see OAR 834-050-0010.

Optional Pre-approval of courses

The pre-approval request process is optional to associations, businesses, organizations, and instructors wanting to provide a CE course. The HLO does not require pre-approval. To obtain pre-approval of CE courses, please go to the HLO Forms page and search for the HLO CEU Pre-Approval Request Form.

Complete the request form (maintaining it in Microsoft Word format), and email it along with all the required supporting documentation (listed on the instructions page) to, or call (503) 373-2088 with your CE related questions.