Ask the Expert: Food Allergies Edition

Register for SNA's Webinar Wednesdays E-Learning Events

2:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

On October 18, 2017, Dr. JJ and nurse Jessica discussed the common questions that they hear about food allergy management, as well as answered many of those submitted through the SNA’s Food Allergy Resource Center. Food allergy management is an ongoing issue for many school nutrition professionals, parents, and students alike. Understanding the basics is essential to serving safe meals, reducing the risk of reactions, and having happy customers; and we’re here to help!

Successful completion of the webinar and quiz is awarded 1 SNA CEU, or 1 CPEU for RDs/DTRs.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the basics about food allergies, food allergy management, and reliable resources for ongoing learning.
  2. Answer the most frequently asked questions about managing food allergies.
  3. Explain the benefits of collaboration amongst healthcare providers, school nursing staff, and foodservice for management of food allergies.


JJ Levenstein, MD

Jessica Gerdes, MS, RN, NCSN

Earning CEUs

SNA CEUs: 1.00 
Key Area 1: Nutrition
Subtopic 1160: Special Diets, including food allergies

CPEUs: 1.00 RDs, RDNs, and DTRs
SNA CEUs and CPEUs are awarded after the successful completion of the post-webinar quiz.


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