Part 1: The Baby Friendly Lactation Course
Part I: (7.75 clock hours)
This CE activity is provided by the DHA J-7 Continuing Education Program Office (CEPO). This activity provides continuing education for nurses. A certificate of attendance is available for all other attendees.
- Describe the purpose and importance of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.
- 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.
- Use verbally and non-verbal techniques to establish a relationship, build confidence and give support.
- Describe basic anatomy and physiology relevant to lactation.
- Describe the importance of skin to skin care.
- Describe the newborn 9 instinctive stages following birth.
- List two infant hunger cues and two infant fullness cues.
- Discuss practices that assist support exclusive breastfeeding.
- Discuss the normal newborn feeding pattern.
Ms. Dolly Crespo BBA, RN, IBCLC
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
- 7.75 ANCCThe DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Internet Live Course for a maximum of 7.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 7.75 Certificate of Attendance
- 7.75 IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 7.75 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.