23rd Annual Mother's Special Gift Breastfeeding Conference: Overcoming Challenges for Successful Breastfeeding

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Target Audience

Lactation consultants, nurses, certified nurse midwives, advanced practice providers, physicians, breastfeeding peer counselors and other healthcare professionals who assess and assist the mother-baby breastfeeding dyad.

Description

Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Advanced Practice Providers, Certified Nurse Midwives and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors are invited to join us at our annual Mother's Special Gift Breastfeeding Conference.
Experts in the field of lactation and breastfeeding will discuss best practices in the care of nursing mothers and their babies.

Topics and Speakers
Pandemic Lessons for Supporting Breastfeeding
Cecília Tomori, PhD, MA

Social Determinants of Health and Breast Feeding
Tonya Daniel,CD (DONA), IBCLC


Breakout Sessions:
A. Normalizing Breastfeeding: Understanding the Basics
Lisa Baker, MS, RD, IBCLC

B. Tiny but Mighty: Discussing Lactation Support in the NICU for Premature and Late Premature Babies
TaHysha McClain, MA, IBCLC

Top Ten Ways to Keep Lactation Care Legal and Ethical
Liz Brooks, JD, IBCLC, FILCA

The Voice of the Patient: Supporting Breastfeeding in Challenging Situations
Panel Discussion Moderated by:
Kathy Shaffer DNP, APRN, AGCNS-BC, C-ONQS
Frieda L Norris MPH, BSN, FACCE, CIMI, LCCE

Learning Outcome:
Discuss comprehensive care and advanced issues related to assisting moms and babies to breastfeed.

CE Credits:
6.0 Contact Hours/ 0.6 CEUs

6.0 Nursing Contact Hours
Charlotte Area Health Education Nursing Education Center (Charlotte AHEC) Nursing Education is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program will be submitted the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)for CERP Credit.

Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

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Objectives

  • Describe the evolutionary roots of breastfeeding and its significance in emergencies
  • Identify key barriers to breastfeeding
  • Describe steps for building a more integrated and equitable emergency response
  • Discuss why race & culture is relevant in breastfeeding support
  • Differentiate between cultural competence & cultural humility.
  • Integrate cultural humility into breastfeeding support
  • Understand how a mom makes her decision to breastfeed.
  • Explain how the breast produces milk.
  • List tips that identify how to know the baby is receiving enough breast milk.
  • Discuss the NICU environment and the impact on the breastfeeding parent and infant.
  • Define preterm infant and preterm challenges that affect breastfeeding.
  • Identify three mandatory, and one voluntary, practice-guiding documents for an IBCLC.
  • Describe how commercial marketing techniques are intended to influence clinical behaviors for lactation specialists.
  • Identify challenges encountered the mother baby dyad that may inhibit successful breast feeding.
  • Discuss the impact of breastfeeding challenges from the patient perspective.
  • Discuss resources available and ways to better support the breastfeeding parent/family.

Contact

Patricia McLellan BSN, RN, 704 512 6578

Electives

Please select one Breakout Session

Status
Open
Date(s)
May 16, 2022
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Check-In Time
11:15 AM
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 16, 2022
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Check-In Time
11:15 AM
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 16, 2022
Time
8:25 AM - 4:00 PM
Location
Live Webinar
Room
Zoom
Fees
$150.00
REGISTRATION FEE
$80.00
Region 2 Breast Feeding Coalition Consultants. Please use your assigned registration code.
$0.00
Region 3 Breast Feeding Coalition Consultants. Please use your assigned registration code.
$80.00
Region 6 Breast Feeding Coalition Consultants. Please use your assigned registration code
$0.00
No fee for Planning Committee Members and Presenters. Please use your assigned registration code.
Credits
0.60
CEU
6.00
Contact Hours
6.00
Nursing Contact Hours