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One of the privileges of achieving RID certification is the ability to show your credentials on your business card, resume, brochures or other advertisements, etc. Your credentials (also called "post nominal abbreviations") should be displayed only after your full name (with or without middle initial) in the following order: 

    1. Given names (Jr., II, etc.)
    2. Academic degrees fro highest level to lowest level above a bachelor degree (bachelor degree credentials are not typically displayed)
    3. State licensure credentials
    4. Professional certifications (such as RID credentials)
      Certificants who hold more than one RID certification should display them in the following order: IC, TC, IC/TC, CSC, MCSC, RSC, OIC:V/S, OIC:S/V, CI, CT, CI and CT, CDI, NIC, NIC Advanced, NIC Master, OTC, SC:PA, SC:L, NAD III, NAD IV, NAD V, Ed:K-12.

Here are a few examples of displaying the RID credentials:
Jane L. Doe, MS, CDI, CLIP-R
John Doe, Jr., QAST, CI and CT, Ed:K-12
Jane Lynn Doe, PhD, NIC, SC:L, NAD IV


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