New Peanut Pros Certification Program for Registered Dietitians

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 brand-new continuing education program for registered dietitians called, The Peanut Pros Certification Program.
 
The program consists of eight, fifteen-minute, on-demand webinar modules that you can view at your own preference and pace.
 
National Peanut Board Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

Sherry Coleman Collins,
MS, RDN, LD
 
Jada Linton, RDN, LD
 

This fresh, new content covering many trending topics 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.
 
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
 
Registered dietitians can view any number of these modules, but those who complete all eight 15-minute modules will receive 2 CPEUs, 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, including a spot on an August Georgia Peanut Farm Tour!

For those completing the program by May 14, 2021, the inaugural Peanut Pro Certified dietitians will be randomly selected to receive a GIY (Grow-It-Yourself) peanut planting kit!

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:
  • Approved for 2.0 CPEUs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 
 
 

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