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.

 

The 2018 Annual Health Professional Webinar Series - Breastfeeding: Science to Practice is open for registrations.

For more information: https://www.eiseverywhere.com//ehome/ABA2018

*Viewing available until 7 June 2018


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


Upcoming workshops
 

 Take Lactation Histories and Conduct Breastfeeding Assessments 

Date: Saturday, 16th June 2018

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

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

Presented by: Dale Hansson RN, IBCLC, Dip Breastfeeding Management,  Cert IV in Breastfeeding Education (Counselling and Community), Cert IV TAE

                        

Learning objectives:

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

  • Take a lactation history 
  • Conduct a breastfeeding assessment
  • Maintain knowledge of human lactation and boundaries of practice

 

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

 To register follow the links below:

Memberhttps://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=7765&priceID=35

 

Non-memberhttps://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=7766&priceID=81

 

 CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 

 

Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding

Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework

Date: Saturday, 28th July 2018

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

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

Presented by: Ruth Berkowitz, IBCLC, BFHI assessor, Dip Breastfeeding Management,  Cert IV in Breastfeeding Education (Counselling and Community), Cert IV TAE

                       Julie Taylor, Dip Breastfeeding Management,  Cert IV in Breastfeeding Education (Counselling and Community), Cert IV TAE, Physiotherapist

                      

Learning objectives:

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

  • Establish breastfeeding friendly environments 
  • Prepare for breastfeeding friendly environment assessment
  • Recognise and comply with legal and ethical guidelines in lactation practice
  • Use ethical concepts in lactation practice
  • Support breastfeeding clients within a legal and ethical framework
  • Maintain legal and ethical lactation practice


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

Registrations opening soon

 CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition  during lactation

Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes

Date: Saturday, 12th August 2018

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

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

Presented by: Susan Tawia BSc, PhD Reproductive physiology, Dip Ed, ABA Community Educator, Dip Breastfeeding Management , Cert IV TAE

                      Renee Kam IBCLC, Physiotherapist, ABA Counsellor

                        

Learning objectives:

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

  • Establish the role of human milk in meeting infant nutritional needs
  • Communicate infant nutritional needs 
  • Guide the transition to complementary foods
  • Communicate maternal nutritional needs
  • Establish the requirments for the appropriate use and marketing of breastmilk substitutes
  • Evaluate the use of breastmilk substitutes 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 

Manage Breastfeeding Situations and Problems 

Date: Saturday, 15th September 2018

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

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

Presented by: Narelle Dwyer IBCLC, RN, Midwife, ABA Counsellor

                      Renee Kam IBCLC, Physiotherapist, ABA Counsellor

                        

Learning objectives:

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

  • 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 improvment 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=7767&priceID=35

 

Non-memberhttps://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=7768&priceID=81

 

 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
 
 
16 June 2018                   1                        BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments
 
28 July 2018                    1                        BFMENV506 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding
                                                                  BFMLEG507 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework
 
18 August 2018               1                        BFMNUT505 Facilite infant and maternal nutrition during lactation
                                                                  BFMSUB512 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes
 
15 September                   1                       BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems
 

 For more information

 

 Further inquiries please contact Training and Education