Symphony® Preemie+™ Select Education Package

Improving NICU Outcomes with Human Milk \n Evidence for Improving Practice


This is a combination product and continuing education package. It is inteded as a Preemie training program for for anyone within your facility that has contact with NICU babies and their mothers. Included in the package is:

  • 10 Preemie+ Symphony Cards or 3 Preemie+™ Symphony® Breastpumps
  • 4.0 CEs Live Onsite Education for up to 50
  • 2.0 Hours of Continuing Education for Staff Unable to Attend Live session
  • 250 Preemie Parents' Booklets
  • 20 (1 case) Sterile Contact™ Nipple Shields 

Description

Description

It is proven that human milk helps infants to grow and overcome serious morbidities.

Medela is committed to supporting, promoting and providing the latest breastfeeding research through comprehensive education. Our goal is to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration which research clearly demonstrates will improve outcomes. Medela has partnered with Paula Meier, RN, DNSc, FAAN, to develop education programs that focus on the latest research and evidence using research based technology. This half day program is comprised of three talks detailing the scientific evidence for the use of human milk for vulnerable infants and mechanisms to ensure its delivery. 
 

Education Program Content

  • Evidence for the Use of Human Milk in the NICU.
  • Protecting Milk Volume in the Breast Pump Dependant Mother of the NICU infant.
  • Incorporating Lactation Technology Into Complicated Case Scenarios 
Duration
5 Hours 30 Minutes
Course ID
1355002N-1

Credit Hours

  • Dietitian - 4.0 CPE Credits
  • Nursing - 4.0 Contact Hours
  • ACNM - 0.4 CEUs

Outline

Topics:

  • Human milk as a therapeutic and protective agent
         -Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
         -Pro-inflammatory versus anti-inflammatory mechanisms
  • Short and long term health outcomes using human milk versus commercial formula
  • Dose and exposure period of human milk in the NICU
  • Prioritizing the use of human milk
  • Ensuring adequacy of human milk volumes
         -Expressing, collecting and storing human milk
  • Human milk feeding protocols in the NICU
  • Trouble-shooting slow weight gain in VLBW infants in the NICU
         -Lipid/calorie determination assessment
         -Manipulating feedings to improve weight gain
     

Course Specifics

  • Includes up to 50 attendees
     

Education Items Included

  • One Education Binder for each attendee
  • Online Competency Validation
  • Mother Packet for each attendee
  • Online training for staff unable to attend full day program
     

Products Included

    • 10 Preemie+ Symphony Cards or 3 Preemie+™ Symphony® Breastpumps
    • 4.0 CEs Live Onsite Education for up to 50
    • 2.0 Hours of Continuing Education for Staff Unable to Attend Live session
    • 250 Preemie Parents' Booklets
    • 20 (1 case) Sterile Contact™ Nipple Shields