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Principles of Lactation Management

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Objective: Participants will be able to counsel families about the benefits of breastfeeding, assist the mother in managing common breastfeeding problems, make appropriate referrals, teach breastfeeding classes, prepare breastfeeding materials, and support breastfeeding through breastfeeding friendly policies and procedures.

This course was designed to meet the training requirements of Step 2 of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative.  The Texas Ten Step Program compared the content to the Baby-Friendly Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria to assure that it includes all topics outlined in Appendix A.

This is a 2-day intensive lecture-based course in lactation principles.

Registration fee is $60 and includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, continental breakfast and lunch.

Day one and day two schedule

 

Day One

8 a.m.

Registration/Check in

8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

8:30 a.m.

Promoting Breastfeeding in the Community

9:45 a.m.

Break

10 a.m.

Counseling the Breastfeeding Mother

11 a.m.

The Case for Breastfeeding

12 p.m.

Lunch

1 p.m.

Composition of Human Milk

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Maternal and Infant Pharmacology and Toxicology

4 p.m.

Breastfeeding in Special Infant Situations 

5:30 p.m.

Adjourn

 

 

Day Two

8 a.m.

Sign In

8:15 a.m.

Management of Maternal Conditions That Impact Breastfeeding Success

9:45 a.m.

Break

10 a.m.

Anatomy and Physiology Related to Breastfeeding

11 a.m. Nutrition and the Breastfeeding Dyad

12:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15 p.m.

Latch, Positioning and Feeding Pattern

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Pumping, Storing, and Handling Breastmilk 

3:45 p.m. Break
4 p.m.

Influences on the Breastfeeding Relationship

5p.m.

Adjourn

Schedule

Lactation Management Class Schedule
March 9-10, 2016 Longview Good Shepherd Medical Center’s Institute of Healthy Living
3133 Good Shepherd Way
Longview, TX 75605
May 5-6, 2016 Fort Worth Tarrant County Public Health District WIC Program
1st floor conference rooms
1101 S. Main
Fort Worth, TX 76104
July 13-14, 2016 Edinburg Edinburg Conference Center @ Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance
118 Paseo del Prado
Edinburg, TX 78539
September 26-27, 2016 San Antonio Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
Goldsbury Center for Children and Families
5th floor Auditorium
333 N. Santa Rosa St.
San Antonio, TX 78207
November 7-8, 2016 Houston City of Houston Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center
4014 Market St.
Houston, TX 77020
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Instructors:

Kristina Arrieta, MPH, IBCLC
Peer Counselor Coordinator
Department State of Health Services
Austin, Texas

and

Pamela Berens, MD, FACOG, IBCLC
Professor & Vice Chair of Clinic Affairs
Department of OB/GYN
UT Health Science Center Medical School
Houston, Texas

or

Emma A. Omoruyi, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Medical School
Houston, Texas

and

Faith Njoroge, MS
Dietetic and Nutrition Specialist
Department State of Health Services
Austin, Texas

and

Jimi Francis, PhD, IBCLC, RLC, RDN, LD
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Tyler
Lactation Consultant, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital
Tyler, Texas 

Continuing Education Credit

You must attend the entire course in order to receive continuing education contact hours. No partial credit will be given. Individuals missing sessions or leaving early will not be eligible for contact hours or a certificate of attendance.

This activity is approved for 14.0 Level 1 Continuing Professional Education Units by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Learning Codes: 1040, 3020, 4000, 6000.

14.0 L‐CERPs allocated by IBLCE. 14.0 instructional hours in topics on the IBLCE Exam Blueprint. IBLCE Provider Approval Number CLT113-15.

Continuing education contact hours for this event are provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

Continuing Medical Education:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 14 contact hour(s) of Continuing Nursing Education.

Social Workers:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service under sponsor number (CS3065) expiration date December 31, 2016, has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (1-800-232-3162) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers.  The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 14 contact hour(s) of Continuing Social Work Education.

Certificate of Attendance:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service certifies that this attendee participated in the educational activity listed above. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 14 hour(s) for attendance.

Questions:

Questions or comments about registration or continuing education credits: Missy Hammer, 512-341-4457

Questions or comments about DSHS breastfeeding training courses, requesting to host a class(es) at your facility, or content of classes: Linda Zeccola 512-341-4591

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Last updated February 11, 2016