The Baby Friendly Lactation Course: Becoming a Baby-Friendly Hospital Through Innovative Breastfeeding Support Day 01 OCT 2020
Day 1: 0800 – 1630 (7.0 clock hours)
This activity provides continuing education for nurses. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Discuss breastfeeding as a public health issue.
- List the primary aims of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding.
- Identify the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding that constitute the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.
- Practice effective counseling and communication techniques.
- Utilize verbally and non-verbal techniques to establish a relationship, build confidence and give support.
- Support and validate a woman’s feelings about breastfeeding.
- Discuss appropriate follow-up and support related to the mother’s situation.
- Describe basic anatomy and physiology relevant to lactation.
- Discuss the baby’s role in milk production and transfer.
- Demonstrate appropriate breast care for the pregnant and lactating woman.
- Discuss two important reasons for counseling pregnant women about their infant feeding decision.
- List the required information that should be taught to pregnant women.
- Explain why breastfeeding is important.
Dolly Crespo, BBA, RN, IBCLC
Nurse Clinical/OB-GYN EF, MEDCOM LRMC
Disclosures: Ms. Crespo, planners and reviewers of this activity have no financial or non-financial interest to disclose.
- 7.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME CreditDHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 7.00 hours for completing this activity.
- 7.00 ANCCThe DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education for a maximum of 7.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 7.00 Certificate of Attendance
- 7.00 IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 7.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.