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20hr Breastfeeding Course for Health Care Professionals - Practical Module


Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify breastfeeding as a global health issue.
  • Participants will have knowledge of the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI), be able to give examples from the ten steps to successful breastfeeding in order to provide a foundation for policy and practice changes.
  • Participants will be able to understand and discuss the reasons for the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk substitutes.
  •  Participants will obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to assist mothers in obtaining their personal breastfeeding goals.

Course Details

  • Participants are required to have completed the RNAO E-learning Breastfeeding Course prior to this day.To create an account and register, visit http://elearning.mao.ca
  • Please bring a copy of your RNAO course completion certificate.
  • A certificate will be provided to participants who have attended the course
  • All participants of the course will be required to independently commit to seeking out and completing a 3 hour supervised clinical component on their own as part of the course, if they have not done so already.

Fall 2017 Course

Schedule:

Thursday, November 30 - 8:15am - 4:45pm

Course Facilitator(s):

Lucy Bray, RN, BScN, IBCLC &

Babbette Westcarr-Dvizy RN, BScN

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

 

Location:

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

15 Sperling Drive, Barrie, ON

Course Fee:

$10.00 per participant

Registration Contact:

Jennifer Niven

1-877-721-7520 ext. 7245

Click for the current WHO course flyer

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