Evidence-Based Breastfeeding:

What Clinicians Need to Know


  • Description
  • Credit Hours
  • Outline

Description

Description

This three-hour course presents an overview of breastfeeding management that is evidence-based and designed to increase the knowledge and skills of those health care professionals who work with breastfeeding families. Included are research-based updates regarding the uniqueness of human milk, reduction of short- and long-term morbidities to babies, an overview of lactation physiology, latch-on and positioning techniques, and current clinical practice guidelines for normal breastfeeding management and discharge planning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss unique benefits of breastfeeding to mother and baby.
  • Describe appropriate hospital care needed to assist the breastfeeding dyad in the immediate postpartum period
  • Describe importance of skin to skin care in stabilization of the newborn.
  • Explain how to instruct a mother on the use of breastpump
Duration
3 Hours 0 Minutes
Course ID
1330002G-1

Credit Hours

  • Nursing - 3.0 Contact Hours
  • Dietitian - 3.0 CPE Credits

Outline

  • Research-based benefits for mother and infant
  • Critical first hour after birth
  • Skin to skin care
  • Positioning and latch-on techniques for optimal milk transfer
  • Improving breastfeeding assessment skills
  • Preventing problems
  • Indications and use of a breastpump
  • Discharge planning issues

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