2011 Count of CDEs by State and Other Statistics

NCBDE is making available a count by state of CDE®s* as of 1/26/2011. On that date, a total of 17,073 health care professionals held the CDE® credential. It is anticipated that this report will be updated on an annual basis.

As of 1/26/2011, a general breakdown of CDEs by discipline/profession is as follows: 54% registered nurses (includes registered nurses, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists), 39% registered dietitians, 4.7% registered pharmacists (includes both those who have attained a baccalaureate degree and those who have attained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree), with the balance being made up of all the other disciplines.

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