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The courses included in this certification review bundle cover topics such as Breastfeeding Techniques and Ethical and Legal Issues. Click show more for a full list of include courses.

 

  • Breastfeeding Techniques

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination and for Baby-friendly hospital accreditation. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the assessment and management of effective milk transfer in the first hour of life and beyond
      Review signs of a good latch, correct positioning at the breast and the principles of kangaroo care
      Discuss the effective management of breast milk supply and expression
      Discuss refusal to feed and test-weights
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Education and Communication

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the principles of active listening and anticipatory guidance
      Review care plan development and sharing, and the importance of comprehensive documentation
      Discuss the principles of adult education as they pertain to the education of the mother and family, as well as the education of professional peers and students
      Review the principles of empowerment and group support
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Equipment and Technology

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss various feeding devices that can be used in support of breastfeeding
      Describe the handling and storage of human milk
      Review the use of nipple devices, pacifiers, pumps and scales
      Discuss communication technology and the use of websites to support breastfeeding mothers
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Ethical and Legal Issues

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board- Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination and for Baby- friendly Hospital accreditation. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the ethical and legal issues of breastfeeding in public
      Discuss clinical competencies for breastfeeding support
      Review the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC)
      Discuss the principles of confidentiality
      Review the World Health Organization's code on advocacy and breastfeeding policy
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infant Development and Nutrition

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss feeding behaviors at different ages
      Describe infant anatomical challenges that may impact successful breastfeeding
      Review normal infant behaviors as well as skin and muscle tone, reflexes, term and preterm growth and development and the use of growth charts
      Discuss food allergies and introduction of complementary foods
      Discuss milk banking in the US and the management of the low birth weight infant who is breastfeeding
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Infant Pathology

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the breastfeeding management of the infant with ankyloglossia, cleft lip and palate and other congenital abnormalities
      Describe the breastfeeding management of the infant with gastroesophogeal reflux, hyperbilirubinemia and other acute infant diseases that may impact the infant's ability to breastfeed successfully
      Review 2 infant neurological disabilities that impact breastfeeding
      Discuss the breastfeeding management of small-for-gestational age (SGA) and large-for-gestational-age (LGA) infants
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Maternal Breast Development and Nutrition

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss maternal breast development and growth
      Describe two breast surgeries and nipple variations that may impact successful breastfeeding
      Review the composition of human milk and maternal anatomical challenges that may affect breastfeeding success
      Discuss how maternal nutritional status may affect breastfeeding success
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Maternal Pathology

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the breastfeeding management of the mother with acute breast conditions, including breast abscess, mastitis, over and under supply issues and common breast and nipple conditions
      Describe the breastfeeding management of the mother with acute and chronic disease or disability that may impact lactation and successful breastfeeding
      Review 2 nipple and breast conditions that may affect breastfeeding
      Discuss the breastfeeding management of the mother who had pre-eclampsia or experienced postpartum hemorrhage
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the impact of alcohol, tobacco and contraception on breastfeeding
      Review drugs of abuse and their effect on lactation
      Discuss galactogogues, gel dressings, nipple creams and medicinal herbs used to support lactation
      Discuss prescription and over-the-counter medications and therapeutic and diagnostic procedures that affect breastfeeding
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Physiology and Endocrinology

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the impact of maternal diabetes, infertility issues, metabolic and hormonal disorders on lactation and breastfeeding success
      Review maternal autoimmune disorders and the effect of these disorders on lactation
      Discuss the breastfeeding management of multiples and newborn hypoglycemia
      Identify best practices to support tandem nursing and relactation
      Describe normal stooling and voiding patterns in the newborn
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss various birth practices and their impact on breastfeeding
      Describe the stages of transition of a couple to parenthood, family lifestyle influences on breastfeeding, support networks and the mother-baby relationship
      Review foods that affect lactation, principles of weaning and the guidance of a mother returning to the workplace
      Discuss maternal mental health and cognitive issues in regard to breastfeeding outcomes
      Explore the concept of cultural competency and its application to supporting the breastfeeding dyad
      Discuss the principles of safe sleep
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Research, Public Health and Advocacy

    1. The goal of this review course is to help learners prepare for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certification Examination. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Discuss the application of research in practice
      Appraise and interpret research results and apply research findings to the development of breastfeeding policies and protocols
      Discuss the process to achieve Baby-Friendly Hospital status, including the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and compliance with the World Health Organization's Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes
      Review strategies to support breastfeeding and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine's Model Breastfeeding Policy
      Discuss the promotion and protection of the rights of the breastfeeding mother and baby in the healthcare system
      Review the World Health Organization's code on advocacy and breastfeeding policy
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791

 

CEBroker

Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses

 

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Disclosures

None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.