2017 Count of CDEs by State and Other Statistics

March 13, 2017 10:20 AM

NCBDE is annually making available a count by state of CDEs. The report for 2017 reflects a date of 3/13/2017. On that date, a total of 19,484 health professionals held the CDE® credential.

As of 3/13/2017, a general breakdown of CDEs by discipline/profession is as follows: 50% nurses (includes registered nurse, nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist), 41% dietitians (includes registered dietitian and registered dietitian nutritionist), 7% pharmacists (includes registered pharmacists 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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