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Breastfeeding: creating healthy connections

Online from: September 15 – November 15, 2019

Estimated time to complete activity: 18.00 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, CLCs, Peer supporters, Doulas, and Childbirth educators.

Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:
  1. Recognise the factors influencing the practice of breast milk sharing in its different forms, including an exploration of the requirement for regulation.
  2. Discuss the importance of the mother-infant breastfeeding relationship with regard to the impact of psychological, emotional and physiological influences; and optimizing the role of the supporting health professional.
  3. Analyse the role and responsibilities of Lactation Consultants, in recognition of socio-cultural influence, in supporting women and families to maximise success and satisfaction in their choices and experience of breastfeeding.
  4. From a global perspective, deepen your understanding of a broad range of breastfeeding challenges and approaches, including guidelines for breastfeeding in emergency situations.
  5. Outline findings relating to recent evidence-based research on three aspects of postpartum care and infant feeding.

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 for CME and CNE credits, you must successfully complete a post-test (passing with a score of 70% 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.

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