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Examination for Certified Culinary Medicine Specialists (CCMS)

Online Practice Test:
NACCME Online Practice Test
Examination for Certified Culinary Medicine Specialists 
CCMS Website
Examination for Certified Culinary Medicine Specialists
Application Deadline
Examination Date
04/19/2018 05/19/2018 - 06/02/2018
06/15/2018 07/14/2018 - 08/28/2018
10/1/2018 11/03/2018 - 11/17/2018
  1. Be currently licensed to practice medicine in the United States or Canada as one of the following:
    1. Physician (MD or DO)
    2. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
    3. Nurse Practitioner (NP)
    4. Registered Nurse (RN)
    5. Physician Assistant (PA)
    6. Registered Dietitian (RD)
    7. Pharmacist (PharmD or RPh)
    8. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

    A copy of current license or CDE certification must accompany application.

  2. Have active board certification in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board or osteopathic medicine equivalent for physician candidates. Documentation of board certification must accompany application.

  3. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours of approved nutrition education (or 24 credit hours if previously certified by NBPNS, NBNSC, or ACN), of which 12 hours must be obtained by hands-on participation at an approved Culinary Medicine Teaching Kitchen event. Information on approved coursework can be found at:

  4. Complete 2 online post-tests assessing knowledge based on 2 of 5 seminal culinary medicine readings. Information on the required readings can be found at:

  5. Pay required fees.
Examination Fee $425.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers.

The CCMS examination is listed under
National American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) as the certification/professional sponsor.

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NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Examination for Certified Culinary Medicine Specialists


Now you can submit your online application for Examination for Certified Culinary Medicine Specialists and pay with a Credit Card. 

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application.

Complete your application using your name exactly as it appears on the photo ID you will present to PSI on the examination date. Registering for the examination with a name that does not match the presented photo ID may result in denial of admittance at your scheduled examination appointment at PSI and forfeiture of the entire registration fee.

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 

The CCMS examination is listed under NACCME-CCMS

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Online Practice Test for Culinary Medicine Specialists
Online Testing Details
A practice test consisting of 30 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet

To experience taking a computerized exam, to review content included in Certification Examination for Culinary Medicine Specialists, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty

After completing the online practice test, you will receive an instant score report showing test performance in each of the content areas. The score report does not provide correct answers or indicate which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly.

NOTE: Performance on the online practice test may differ from actual performance on the Certification Examination. Thus, there is no guarantee that taking this practice test will help you pass the Certification Examinations. Participants may, however, find it helpful to review content in any areas of weakness indicated on the score reports prior to taking the Certification Examination.

  1. General Diet and Lifestyle Principles
  2. Nutrition Principles
  3. Nutrition and Health
  4. Culinary Principles
Fee (by Credit card) $50.00
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Online Practice Test for Culinary Medicine Specialists

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