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Activity Steps

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


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NT0520
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