Seminars, Conferences and Workshops

 

As a health professional, we offer you a unique opportunity to update your skills and knowledge, and network with other leading professionals, with our:

  • Seminars
  • Conferences
  • Workshops

Seminars

We deliver Seminar Series each year - across Australia and online.  

Our seminars help you: 

  • increase your breastfeeding management skills
  • earn professional development points (PDP)
  • build networks with other professionals in our industry.

 

Workshops               

             

Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding

Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework

Date: Saturday, 20th July 2019

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

Venue: Australian Breastfeeding Association Head Office: Level 3, Suite 2, 150 Albert Rd, South Melbourne

This workshop may also be viewed via an online meeting platform. If you wish to attend online, please Contact Training Education.

Presented by: Ruth Berkowitz, IBCLC, Dip Breastfeeding Management, Cert IV TAE, ABA Counsellor and Community Educator                      

                        

Learning objectives:

By the end of this training, learners will be able to:

  • Examine societal issues that impact on breastfeeding 
  • Establish breastfeeding friendly environments
  • Prepare for breastfeeding friendly environment assessment
  • Monitor breastfeeding friendly environments
  • Recognise and comply with legal and ethical guidelines in lactation practice
  • Use ethical concepts in lactation pratice
  • Support breastfeeding clients within a legal and ethical framework
  • Maintain legal and ethical lactation practice 

Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

To Register follow the links below:

Member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8286&priceID=35 

Non Member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8287&priceID=81 

CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

Date: Saturday, 24th August 2019

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

Venue: Australian Breastfeeding Association Head Office: Level 3, Suite 2, 150 Albert Rd, South Melbourne

This workshop may also be viewed via an online meeting platform. If you wish to attend online, please Contact Training Education.

Presented by: Narelle Dwyer, RN, Midwife, IBCLC, ABA counsellor and Miranda Buck, RN, BA, MPhil, IBCLC, PhD

Learning objectives:

By the end of this training, learners will be able to:

  • Prepare to collaborate with clients on breastfeeding management 
  • Establish client breastfeeding situation
  • Review management of breastfeeding situation with client
  • Develop effective breastfeeding management plans in collaboration with clients
  • Evaluate breastfeeding management plan to ensure ongoing improvement of lactation practice 

Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

To Register follow the links below:

Member:  https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8384&priceID=35

Non Member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8385&priceID=81

CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 

 

Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation

Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes 

Date: Saturday, 14th September 2019

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

Venue: Australian Breastfeeding Association Head Office: Level 3, Suite 2, 150 Albert Rd, South Melbourne

This workshop may also be viewed via an online meeting platform. If you wish to attend online, please Contact Training Education.

Presented by: Megan Burg, APD, Bachelor Nutrition and Dietetics (BND)/Health Science (HSc), ABA counsellor and Renee Kam, ABA counsellor, IBCLC, Physiotherapist

Learning objectives:

By the end of this training, learners will be able to:

·         Establish the role of human milk in meeting infant needs 

·         Communicate infant and maternal nutritional needs

·         Guide the transition to complementary foods

·         Review client outcomes 

·         Establish the requirements for the appropriate use and marketing of breastmilk substitutes

·         Evlaute the use of breastmilk substitues with clients

·         Support clients in the use of breastmilk substitutes

·         Review client breastfeeding situation and use of breastmilk substitutes

 

Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

Registrations opening soon

 

CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management Workshop Schedule

Below is a copy of the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management Workshop schedule, all registrations will open a few weeks prior to the workshop. 
The workshops are held in Melbourne, with some able to be attended via an online platform.
 
Date                         Duration (days)           Units Covered
 
 
22 June 2019                   1                       BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments
 
20 July 2019                    1                       BFMENV506 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding
                                                                 BFMLEG507 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework
 
24 Aug 2019                   1                       BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems     
 
14 Sept 2019                   1                        BFMNUT505 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation
                                                                     BFMSUB512 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes                  
 
19 Oct 2019                     1/2                       BFMRES508 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research    
                                                            
 
16 Nov 2019                       1                      BFMSLP513 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship
                                                                   BFMCSL514 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding
 
TBA 2020                          1/2                    BFMPHA510 Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients
 

TBA   2020                            2                      BFMCOM502 Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding

                                                                 BFMCSL503Provide counselling to support breastfeeding

                                                                 BFMCUL509 Facilitate culturally-appropriate breastfeeding counselling


 SAVE THE DATE!         

Breastfeeding: Supplying the Answers - ABA Tasmania Branch Seminar


    

 

Saturday 3 August 2019 at Rydges, North Hobart

SPEAKERS:


Associate Professor Wendy Ingman is a breast biologist at the University of Adelaide, whose research has challenged old ideas of how the immune system affects lactation. She will present two sessions:

·         The biology of human lactation, and why breastfeeding reduces breast cancer risk.

·         Her research on mastitis and lactation insufficiency and how we might improve breastfeeding outcomes.

Renee Kam, ABA Breastfeeding Information Manager, B. Physio, IBCLC, will present two sessions:

·         Milk production and the science of milk supply

·         Tongue-Tie: Evidence and Controversies

Glen Bayer, Medicines Information Pharmacist, Royal Hobart Hospital, will present:

·         ‘Would you like a biscuit with that?’ - Effects of medications, herbs and foods on milk supply.

Christina Galloway, Masters of Clinical Midwifery, IBCLC and Senior Lactation Consultant at the Royal Hobart Hospital, will present a session on:

·         The use of donor human milk at the Royal Hobart Hospital

And mothers will share their own experiences with breastfeeding, and how they overcame challenges to breastfeeding, including milk supply issues.

 

 

More information: https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/seminars-conferences-and-workshops
Registrations: https://www.trybooking.com/BBFOV 


Conferences

Our conferences attract leading professionals, and researchers from around the world. We host conferences every three to four years. 

Register now

 

Workshops

Workshops are offered occasionally for health professionals. 

All breastfeeding management strategies rely on accurate assessment of breastfeeding, skilled support and thorough and ongoing evaluation. Decisions about interventions including extra milk, medication, nipple shields, expressing and weaning need to be based on expert advice and evidence based practice.

Custom workshops available on request


For more information

 

 Further inquiries please contact Training and Education