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Breastfeeding: passion and biology

Online from: September 1 – November 1, 2016
Estimated time to complete activity: 18.0 hours

Target Audience: This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of Physicians, Neonatologists, Pediatricians, GPs, IBCLCs, Nurse practitioners, Registered Nurses, Midwives, Registered dietitians, Peer supporters, Doulas, and Childbirth educators.

Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the uniquely evolved nature of human milk and its protective effects and the physiological elements that make it species specific.
  2. Describe the concepts of culture and class and their impact on breastfeeding, milk banking, and health outcomes in three distinct cultures.
  3. Understand global initiatives, practices and equipment in Human Milk Banks
  4. Describe three concrete risks of not breastfeeding.
  5. Explore unique situations and clinical approaches to premature and term infant care and feeding in the hospital and NICU settings as they relate to breastfeeding and human milk consumption.

Criteria for successful completion for continuing education credit: In order to be eligible for continuing education credits for this conference, you must have viewed all of the presentations in full, either in one sitting or in several sittings, and successfully complete a post-test (passing with a score of 75% or more) and an evaluation. iLactation tracks and submits viewing records for each participant to the certifying authorities.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use: This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer: Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

This activity is jointly provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and iLactation.

For questions about the accreditation of these web modules, please contact the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at: (+1) 800-423-3576 or information@pimed.com.

 

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