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Activity Number 155394. Level 2

The authors summarize the latest information from the US Department of Agriculture Summer Meals Program. They explore the findings of the most recent research on the impact had by various meal programs during the summer months. Included are recommendations for future research.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Meals Program (SMP) including an overview of recent research findings, pertinent legislation, and recommendations to strengthen its impact on public health.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Review components of the USDA SMP and research findings addressing program utilization and health outcomes.
  2. Summarize US legislation addressing the provision of meal programs during the summer and recommendations for strengthening the public health impact of the SMP.
Price: $17.95


  • CDR 1.0 CPEU
  • FCDN 1.0 CPEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), provider number LI001. Registered dietitians (RDs) will receive 1.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for successful completion of this program/material, CPE Level 2. Activity Number 155394.

Professions: Dietetic Professional
Test Code: NT0520DP
Published: May/Jun 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD; Lindsey Turner, PhD; Jerold R. Mande, MPH