At the National Peanut Board (NPB), we’re committed to fueling your knowledge about the nutritional benefits of peanuts and the role they play in helping all Americans reach their health, wellness and fitness goals. With that, we are pleased to offer a continuing education program for registered dietitians called The Peanut Pros Certification Program.
The program consists of the eight, core, fifteen-minute, on-demand webinar modules that you can view at your own preference and pace for 2.0 CPEU. This year, we launched four NEW modules, which cover Trending Topics related to peanuts and provide an additional 1.0 CPEU!
This fresh, new content covering several important trends is led by NPB nutrition specialists and features a respected guest-speaker line-up. This program introduces relevant material to help support registered dietitians of all practice areas across any patient, client or consumer need.
Core Peanut Pro Certification Program:
Module 1 - History of Peanut Growing and Farming Techniques
Jada Linton, RDN, LD, With Guest Speakers Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FADN, & Peanut Farmer Lexi Floyd
Module 2 - Peanut Nutrition 101
Jada Linton, RDN, LD
Module 3 - Plant-Based Food Trends and The Accessible, Affordable Peanut
Jada Linton, RDN, LD, With Guest Speakers Serena Ball, MS, RD, and Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD
Module 4 - Peanuts Role in Maintaining Health
Jada Linton, RDN, LD, With Guest Speaker Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, LD
Module 5 - Fueling the Athlete in You
Jada Linton, RDN, LD, With Guest Speaker Chris Mohr, PhD, RD
Module 6 - Peanut Allergies - Facts and Support for Patients, Clients and Consumers
Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD, With Guest Speaker Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN
Module 7 - How Peanuts Can Fit in School Nutrition
Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD, With Guest Speaker Dayle Hayes, MS, RD
Module 8 - Unlocking Unconventional Uses of Peanuts and Peanut Butter in the Kitchen
Jada Linton, RDN, LD, With Guest Speaker Andrea Mathis, MA, RDN, LD
NEW Trending Topics Certification Program:
Module 9 – Culinary Uses for Different Peanut Forms
Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD
Module 10 – Peanut Butter Across Diverse Cuisines
Tessa Nguyen RD, LN
Module 11 – The Role of Peanuts in Supporting Health & Nutrition Equity
Shamera Robinson, MPH, RDN, CDCES
Module 12 – Peanuts and Healthy Aging
Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN
Registered dietitians can view any number of these modules, but those who complete all eight 15-minute Core modules will receive 2 CPEUs and those who complete all four 15-minute “Trending Topics” modules will receive 1 CPEU. For both certifications, dietitians can earn the status of being “Peanut Pro Certified" and receive a shareable badge for embedding on websites, blogs or social media, and become eligible to access prizes, exclusive events and activities!
We hope you find this new certification relevant to your practice and take advantage of this well-rounded content. Click here for more information on how to get #PeanutProCertified and access the NPB Peanut Pros Certification Program.
How To Claim CPEU Credits:
- Watch all recorded Peanut Pros Certification Program videos here
- Complete the post-assessment quiz for each module
- Complete the final survey for the Peanut Pros Certification Program
- Details will be sent to you regarding how to claim your credit
Continuing Education Accreditation:
- Peanut Pro Certification Program: Approved for 2.0 CPEUs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Trending Topics Certification Program: Approved for 1.0 CPEU by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics