Basic Lactation Management for Physicians
A basic lactation management course designed for those who want to explore the field of breastfeeding support or want a quick course to apply for employment. The Certified Breastfeeding Specialist certificate (CBS) is awarded upon successful completion.
Taught by leading experts around the globe. Regularly updated with evidence-based information.
Anatomy and physiology of lactation; infant oral anatomy, including tongue tie; initiating breastfeeding; latch and positioning; growth and development; slow weight gain and insufficient milk supply; infant sleep and feeding; clinical skills for lactation counseling; human milk for older infants and toddlers; engorgement and mastitis; nutrition for lactating parents; breastfeeding late preterm and early term infants; medications during breastfeeding; facilitators and barriers to lactation; and much, much more.
This course prepares physicians to support families during the normal course of breastfeeding.
Physicians who want to explore lactation support, more effectively support breastfeeding families, or obtain a quick course for employment.
Additional credit info
53.5 CMEs, 53.5 L-CERPs, 53.5 Nursing Contact Hours