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DHP Announce the launching of the Dietitian Exam to be delivered by Prometric using Expanded Exam Capabilities via ProProctor™

Date: April/11/2022
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The Department of Healthcare Professions (DHP), Ministry of Public health, Qatar, announced launching its Dietician Qualifying Exam to license to practice in the state of Qatar. In alignment with Qatar's national vision, 2030 and the Qatari National Health Strategy came this important initiative. It is considered a step toward achieving the department’s strategic objectives and accomplishing its mission, at the heart of maintaining patient safety and quality of health care. t is worth noting that the Dietitian Exam is the initiation of a comprehensive project for qualifying exams with full national intellectual property

The DHP, in collaboration with Qatar University, has launched the new Dietician Exam in the state of Qatar. Furthermore, it has partnered with Prometric to offer the dietician exam through Prometric’s ProProctor™ remote assessment solution. The dietician exam is also offered onsite at Prometric test centres worldwide. 

The exam will be available for scheduling on 31 March 2022, and the remote testing option will follow on 30 April 2022. The applicant may register for this exam by clicking on the following link:​ 

“We are thrilled to be collaborating with Subject Matter experts from Qatar University and Prometric to provide candidates the opportunity to take the dietician exam remotely,” said Dr. Saad Alkaabi, Director of the Healthcare Professions Department at the Ministry of Public Health. Besides, he mentioned: “We are proud of this achievement. We reached an important milestone in our commitment to providing a robust national assessment system for healthcare practitioner eligibility with the best technology available for exam delivery.”

“Our collaboration with the Department of Healthcare Professions Qatar and Qatar University is an exciting step forward as we continue to increase access to fair and comprehensive assessments,” said Azadar Shah, Vice President, Growth Leader in Europe and the Middle East Prometric. “DHP has been a trusted partner of ours for 12 years, and we are proud to expand this partnership to serve candidates better as they prepare for their future careers in nutrition.” 

The ProProctor™ platform is a proprietary remote testing system that uses advanced AI technologies and experienced, live proctoring staff to offer reliable monitoring and security risk mitigation throughout the examination process. The ProProctor™ solution is available day or night from any location with standard internet access. It uses the same test delivery software available in Prometric global test center locations, ensuring a consistent experience across testing modalities for candidates.