2018 IHCA Dietary Manager Exam Prep Class

REMINDER: BEGINNING JAN 1, 2015, ALL IHCA EVENT REGISTRATION FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL, PRIOR TO ALL EVENTS, TO RECEIVE NAME BADGES AND ENTER SESSIONS!!! IF we have not received payment at the time you check-in, you will be required to provide a credit card for payment.

  • Course Overview

    This class is intended for the dietary manager that meets the CDM Credentialing Exam Eligibility Requirements:

    CDM Credentialing Exam eligibility requirements include the five pathways outlined below. The most popular is by graduating from an ANFP-approved dietary manager training program, which includes 120 hours of didactic education plus 150 hours of field experience.

    Pathway I: for candidates who have graduated from an ANFP-approved foodservice manager training program. You must submit a copy of your certificate of course completion, and your name must appear on the official graduate listing that is sent to ANFP by the college/school.

    Pathway II: for candidates who hold a two-year or four-year college degree in foodservice management, nutrition, culinary arts, or hotel-restaurant management. Please submit your transcript with your exam application. Transcript requirements must include a minimum of one course in nutrition and two courses in foodservice management.

    Pathway III: for graduates of a comprehensive 90-hour foodservice course curriculum, who also have two years of institutional foodservice management experience. Transcripts must include a minimum of one course in nutrition and two courses in foodservice management. You must submit a copy of your transcript and certificate of course completion, as well as employment verification with your application.

    Pathway IV: for current and former members of the U.S. military who have graduated from an approved military dietary manager training program and have attained the grade of E-5. You must submit your documentation of military training and pay grade when applying under Pathway IV to determine eligibility. Note that your exam fee may be reimbursable through the Montgomery GI Bill; visit www.gibill.va.gov for information.

    Pathway V: for candidates who hold an alternate two-year, four-year or higher degree. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of institutional foodservice management experience, and must also complete one course in nutrition and two courses in foodservice management. Please submit your transcripts as well as employment verification with your exam application.

  • Agenda

    8 am Welcome & Introductions
    8:10 am Study Resources & Prep Tips
    Nutrition & Medical Nutrition Therapy
    Business Operation
     12:30 pm LUNCH On-site
     1 pm Personnel & Communications
    Sanitation & Safety
     4:45 pm Exam Candidate Handbook at cbdmonline.org

  • Hotels

    Country Inn & Suites– Boise West
    3355 East Pine Avenue
    Meridian, ID 83642
    208 639-3300

    Hotel is 100% Non-smoking (outside smoking area is available) & No Pets.

    Amenities include: Complimentary airport taxi, hot Breakfast, high speed internet in every room, indoor pool & Jacuzzi hot tub, Business Center, Fitness Center, book lending Library, guest laundry. Spacious rooms include refrigerators and microwaves. The hotel is located within walking distance to dining where most guests receive up to 20% off meals exclusive to this hotel.

    Reservations may be made online or calling the hotel directly. Preferred rate is $99/night (does not include taxes). Click on this LINK to register.

    SpringHill Suites by Marriot – Boise
    6325 N. Cloverdale Rd.
    Boise, ID 83713

    To reserve a room at the courtesy rate, go to their website:  www.marriott.com/boish and use booking code 708.

    Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at 208.939.8266 or 888.236.2427. A preferred corporate rate to Idaho Health Care Association is 15% off the “Best Available Rate”. These rates do not include applicable state and local taxes.

    Traveler Benefits include: Free parking, complimentary Breakfast Buffet, complimentary wireless or wired internet access, daily newspaper, use of on-site fitness center & indoor heated pool, Business Center and 24/7 Market. The hotel will provide shuttle service from the hotel to the IHCA office and back provided you make arrangements with the front desk, in advance

  • Fees

    Listed rates include lunch and snack breaks and your copy of the training materials.


    $ 99/person Early-bird
    $149/person after February 20th


    $149/person Early-bird
    $199/person after February 20th

    Cancellations & No-Shows 

    Cancellations are subject to a $50.00 fee if made more than seven (7) business days prior to the event. There will be no refund or credit granted for “no-shows” and cancelled registration within seven (7) business days of the event. Training dates are subject to change. Additional dates may be added due to demand. Please note — IHCA reserves the right to re-schedule any training that does not meet minimum registration requirements.

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