Certification: Certified Densitometry Technologist (CDT)

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Certified Densitometry Technologists CDT® is a professional designation previously awarded to individuals, practicing internationally, who meet specified knowledge requirements measured through a standardized testing process in bone densitometry for performing central DXAs. Internationally this is a renewable five-year (5) certification to those who have already earned the designation. The CDT is no longer recognized in the US.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 5 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?
Renew through Re-Examination?
Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?

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The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.