RHCE 23-25 Nov 20: The Baby Friendly Lactation Course: Becoming a Baby-Friendly Hospital Through Innovative Breastfeeding Support, 24 Nov
Day 2: 0800 – 1630 (6.5 clock hours)
This activity provides continuing education for nurses. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.
- Identify 2+ birth interventions and describe their potential effect on breastfeeding.
- Review medications that may affect breastfeeding.
- Summarize the importance of skin to skin care.
- Support early, baby-led initiation of BF.
- Recognize two infant hunger cues and two infant fullness cues.
- Describe how to help a mother learn to position and attach her baby for pain-free breastfeeding.
- Recognize signs of optimal position and attachment.
- Assess a breastfeeding by identifying two signs of milk transfer from the breast to the infant.
- Compare different practices that assist support exclusive breastfeeding.
- Describe the importance of rooming in.
- Prepare families to follow infant feeding cues.
- Describe the AAP guidelines on pacifier use.
- Discuss potential risks of early pacifier, artificial nipple use.
- Respond to concerns about “not enough milk”.
- Discuss the normal newborn feeding pattern.
- Describe normal growth and development of an infant.
- Explain methods to increase milk production and milk intake.
- Discuss the risks of unnecessary supplementation with infant formula.
- Practice how to counsel when mother requests formula.
- Demonstrate safe formula preparation and feeding.
- Describe the nurses’ role in supporting attachment when special circumstances arise.
- Discuss breastfeeding of infants who are preterm, low birth weight or have special needs.
- Outline breastfeeding-friendly prevention and treatment of hypoglycemia, jaundice, and temperature instability.
- Support mothers breastfeeding more than one baby.25. List medical indications for use of supplementation.
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.
- 6.50 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 6.50 hours for completing this activity.
- 6.50 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 6.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 6.50 Certificate of Attendance
- 6.50 IPCEThis activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 6.50 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.