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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
July 16-17, 2015 Galveston UTMB
Levin Hall South Auditorium
Room 2.222
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 78555
September 15-16, 2015 Weslaco Knapp Medical Center
Conference Center
1401 E. 8th St and Knapp Medical Blvd.
Weslaco, TX 78596
November 4-5, 2015 Amarillo Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Pavilion
1501 S. Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106

 

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
713-500-6471
Pamela.D.Berens@uth.tmc.edu

or

Emma A. Omoruyi, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Texas Medical School
Houston, Texas
713-500-5666
Emma.V.Omoruyi@uth.tmc.edu

and

Faith Njoroge, MS
Dietetic and Nutrition Specialist
Department State of Health Services
Austin, Texas
512-341-4575
Faith.Njoroge@dshs.state.tx.us

or

Jessi Cano, RD, IBCLC
Dietetic and Nutrition Specialist
Department State of Health Services
Austin, Texas
512-341-4584
Jessi.Cano@dshs.state.tx.us

and

Jimi Francis, PhD, IBCLC, RLC, RDN, LD
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Tyler
Lactation Consultant, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital
Tyler, Texas
775-303-3849
Sierrasage10@gmail.com

 

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 Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 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 Medical Education:
The Texas Department of State Health Services is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service (TMA provider #4006803) designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim 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 an accredited provider (P0180) of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 14.0 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

Social Workers:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service under sponsor number (CS3065) expiration date December 31, 2015, has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (1-888-963-7111) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers.  Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 14.0 contact hours of Continuing Social Work Education.

Certified Health Education Specialists:
Texas Department of State Health Service s, Continuing Education Services is a designated provider (TX0038) of continuing education contact hours in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).  This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive 14.0 total Category 1 continuing contact hours.  Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours are 0 hours.

Certificate of Attendance:
The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service certifies that this attendee participated in the educational activity listed above. Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 14.0 hours for attendance.

Registration confirmation or questions: Missy Hammer

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Last updated June 04, 2015