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Breastfeeding 2020: Focus • Confidence • Skills

Online from: March 4 – May 4, 2020

Estimated time to complete activity: 19.00 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. Explain how to facilitate breastfeeding in a range of different challenging circumstances.
  2. Identify factors influencing mothers’ capacity to combine breastfeeding and work, and to achieve optimum outcomes.
  3. Outline clinical practices and supporting evidence for principles of attachment leading to successful breastfeeding.
  4. Discuss current methods and new possibilities for the direction of research in breastfeeding.
  5. Recognise the importance of communication and connection between health professionals and families; and within the breastfeeding family.
  6. Implement models of care in the context of changing and evolving perception of family and community, and address the challenges of positive awareness-raising to influence breastfeeding success.

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.

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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