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The Joint Commission's Core Perinatal Measure on Exclusive Breastfeeding Education & Product Select Live Package

What is the Evidence for the Joint Commission Core Perinatal Measure on Exclusive Breastfeeding During The Maternity Hospitalization


This 3.0 credit hour live package is a combination of product and continuing education to support the Joint Commission Core Perinatal Measure on Exclusive Breastfeeding. 1.5 hours of live education is dedicated to Joint Commission Core Perinatal Measure on Exclusive Breastfeeding and you may choose up to 1.5 additional hours of education of your choice. This package includes an online component which allows all staff that are unable to attend the live presentation the opportunity to take the 1.5 hour Joint Commission course online for up to one year.

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Description

Description

Produced by Paula P. Meier, RN, PhD. FAAN, this 1.5 hour course provides the evidence supporting the Joint Commission’s Core Perinatal Measure for exclusive breast milk feeding in the hospital. Topics will focus on arming clinicians with research-based updates on the protective qualities of colostrum, the physiology of establishing adequate maternal milk volumes, uniquely human infant sucking patterns, risks of supplementation with formula and risks associated with pacifier usage. choose up to 1.5 additional hours of education of your choice at no additional charge.

Duration
3 Hours 0 Minutes
Course ID
1315008G

Credit Hours

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

Outline

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe evidence-based outcomes regarding exclusive human milk feedings for term infants.
  2. Discuss benefit of colostrum as the first food for term infants.
  3. Identify factors that may interfere with the establishment of adequate breast milk volumes.
  4. Incorporate effective ‘talking points’ with families to help them in understanding the importance of exclusive human milk feeding during the maternity hospitalization.

Topics:

  • Benefit of exclusivity of human milk feedings
  • Human milk, formula and the risk of obesity
  • Evidence for colostrum
  • Maternal milk volumes: The first two weeks post-birth
  • Human infant sucking patterns
  • Endocrine and autocrine control of continued lactation
  • Evidence for avoiding pacifiers