Dallas

Principles of Lactation Management

Type: Conferences | Location: Dallas, Texas - USA []
03/08/2018 - 8:00am
03/09/2018 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This course is developed and presented by the Texas WIC Program. WIC provides breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants. We believe that a positive, proactive approach to breastfeeding promotion and support is achieved through team effort and encourages all health-care workers who work with breastfeeding women and infants to attend.

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 is a 2-day intensive lecture-based course in lactation principles and meets a portion of the training requirements of Step 2 of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, minus the skills portion.

Registration fee includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, a light breakfast and lunch.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
14.5
Other credits: 
CME 14.5 CNE 14.5 Social Work 14.5 CHES 14.5 RDN 14.5
Cost: 
$ 65

Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: Dallas, Texas - USA []
04/10/2018 - 8:00am
US/Central

This course is developed and presented by the Texas WIC Program. We provides breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants. We believe that a positive, proactive approach to breastfeeding promotion and support is achieved through team effort and encourages all health-care workers who work with breastfeeding women and infants to attend.

This course is specifically designed for health professionals who counsel breastfeeding mothers and would like to improve problem-solving skills. The class emphasizes critical thinking skills and reinforces concepts learned in the Principles of Lactation Management (POLM) course.

This is an intermediate level course and is activity oriented. Small groups will work through case studies and rotate through skills activities. Be prepared to join the discussions and share your ideas with others in your group. While anyone may attend, this class is most suitable for WIC Breastfeeding Coordinators, labor and delivery nurses, postpartum nurses, home visiting nurses and those striving to sit for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) exam.

Registration fee includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, light breakfast and lunch.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
7
Other credits: 
CNE 7.0 RDN 7.0
Cost: 
$ 35

Lactation Counseling and Problem Solving

Type: Conferences | Location: Dallas, Texas - USA []
04/11/2018 - 8:00am
04/11/2018 - 5:00pm
US/Central

This course is developed and presented by the Texas WIC Program. We provides breastfeeding courses to prepare health-care providers to support breastfeeding women and infants. We believe that a positive, proactive approach to breastfeeding promotion and support is achieved through team effort and encourages all health-care workers who work with breastfeeding women and infants to attend.

This course is specifically designed for health professionals who counsel breastfeeding mothers and would like to improve problem-solving skills. The class emphasizes critical thinking skills and reinforces concepts learned in the Principles of Lactation Management (POLM) course.

This is an intermediate level course and is activity oriented. Small groups will work through case studies and rotate through skills activities. Be prepared to join the discussions and share your ideas with others in your group. While anyone may attend, this class is most suitable for WIC Breastfeeding Coordinators, labor and delivery nurses, postpartum nurses, home visiting nurses and those striving to sit for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) exam.

Registration fee includes course materials, continuing education contact hours, light breakfast and lunch.

Contact Info
Contact: 
Missy Hammer
Telephone: 
1 512-341-4457
CERPS
L-CERPS: 
7
Other credits: 
CNE 7.0 RDN 7.0
Cost: 
$ 35
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