Part 1: The Baby Friendly Lactation Course

October 15, 2019

Program Description

Part I: (7.75 clock hours)

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the purpose and importance of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.
  2. List the primary aims of the Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding.
  3. Identify the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding that constitute the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.
  4. Use verbally and non-verbal techniques to establish a relationship, build confidence and give support.
  5. Describe basic anatomy and physiology relevant to lactation.
  6. Describe the importance of skin to skin care.
  7. Describe the newborn 9 instinctive stages following birth.
  8. List two infant hunger cues and two infant fullness cues.
  9. Discuss practices that assist support exclusive breastfeeding.
  10. Discuss the normal newborn feeding pattern.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.75 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 7.75 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 7.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 7.75 IPCE
    This 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), and the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
10/09/2019
Course expires: 
10/30/2019
Event starts: 
10/15/2019 - 08:00
Event ends: 
10/15/2019 - 17:00

Ms. Dolly Crespo BBA, RN, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant

Pediatric Clinic

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Available Credit

  • 7.75 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 7.75 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 7.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 7.75 IPCE
    This 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), and the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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