CFNIP

Certified Functional Nutrition Informed Professional

Who is Eligible

Licensed rehabilitation and healthcare professionals, including:

  1. Occupational Therapist
  2. Occupational Therapy Assistant
  3. Registered Dietician
  4. Physical Therapist
  5. Registered Nurse (non-Psychiatric Nurse)
  6. Athletic Trainer
  7. Physical Therapist Assistant
  8. Chiropractor
  9. Massage Therapist

Learn who else can apply for Functional Nutrition Informed certification from our detailed list of eligible CFNIP professionals..

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 hours of continued education, in specific functional nutrition topics. Learn more about CFNIP certification training requirements.

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for CFNIP certification include:

  1. Food as Medicine course by PESI - certification fee included!
  2. 3-Day: Functional Nutrition Certification: Using Food as Medicine for Optimizing Health & Wellness - by PESI

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CFNIP certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

Please note that Evergreen Certifications does not offer continuing education, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application payment of 99.99 USD online
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate

Renewal

To maintain CFNIP certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 1-year certification, you have the option to renew for 1, 2 or 3 years. A 1-year renewal requires 6 clock hours of functional nutrition related training since you were certified or last renewed; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample CFNIP renewal trainings include:

  1. Hormone Imbalance course by PESI
  2. Gut Health & Hormones course by PESI
  3. Thyroid Function course by PESI
  4. Nutrition’s Impact on Performance & Recovery in Rehabilitation course by PESI

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
  3. Remit your CFNIP renewal fee online

Complete details can be Learn more about renewing your CFNIP certification with Evergreen Certifications.

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