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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

1 day in-person practical training as a companion to the RNAO E – Learning Breastfeeding Course. Participants are required to have completed the E-learning Course prior to this day. To create an account and register, visit http://elearning.mao.ca

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.

Currently accepting names of those interested in attending a future session. Contact Teri Kay 1-877-721-7520 ext. 7358 to have name added to waitlist.

Organizations interested in offering onsite training are encouraged to contact the health unit.

Upcoming Courses

District of Muskoka

Date(s)

Time

Location

Course Facilitator(s)

Course Fee

Registration Contact

Tuesday November 6

 

8:15am - 4:45pm

 

 

Huntsville District Memorial Hospital

Lucy Bray, RN, IBCLC, BScN

Meghan Gyorffy, RN, BScN

Ann Marie Touesnard, RN, BScN, BEd

$15 (for non-MAHC staff)

Katie Zammit, RN, Clinical Lead

705-789-0022 ext. 2377

Katie.zammit@mahc.ca

See flyer for additional details

Friday, November 9

 8:15am - 4:45pm

South Muskoka Memorial Hospital

Lucy Bray, RN, IBCLC, BScN

Meghan Gyorffy, RN, BScN

Ann Marie Touesnard, RN, BScN, BEd

$15 (for non-MAHC staff)

Katie Zammit, RN, Clinical Lead

705-789-0022 ext. 2377

Katie.zammit@mahc.ca

See flyer for additional details

 Monday, November 19
 8:15am - 4:45pm
Huntsville

District Memorial Hospital

 

Lucy Bray, RN, IBCLC, BScN

Meghan Gyorffy, RN, BScN

Ann Marie Touesnard, RN, BScN, BEd

$15 (for non-MAHC staff)

Katie Zammit, RN, Clinical Lead

705-789-0022 ext. 2377

Katie.zammit@mahc.ca

See flyer for additional details

County of Simcoe

Date(s)

Time

Location

Course Facilitator(s)

Course Fee

Registration Contact

Thursday, November 15th

8:15am – 4:45pm

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) - Room 4G104

Lucy Bray, RN, IBCLC, BScN &

Kathleen Wilson, RN, IBCLC, BScN

$15 (for non-RVH staff)

Click here to register with Eventbrite

password: “baby”

See flyer for additional details

 

Thursday, November 29

8:15am – 4:45pm

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) - Room 4G104

Lucy Bray, RN, IBCLC, BScN &

Kathleen Wilson, RN, IBCLC, BScN

$15 (for non-RVH staff)

Click here to register with Eventbrite

password: “baby”

See flyer for additional details

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