As a health professional, we offer you a unique opportunity to update your skills and knowledge, and network with other leading professionals, with our
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.
Our conferences attract leading professionals, and researchers from around the world. We host conferences every three to four years.
- to register your interest contact Training and Education
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
- to register your interest please Contact Training Education. Please list the details of workshop you want.
Manage Breastfeeding Situations and Problems
Date: Saturday 9th September 2017
Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Venue: Australian Breastfeeding Association Head Office: Level 3, Suite 2, 150 Albert Road, South Melbourne
Presented by: Narelle Dwyer IBCLC, Breastfeeding Counsellor, Midwife
By the end of this training, learners will be able to:
- Prepare and 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 enrol, click the links below:
CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for
Further inquiries please contact Training and Education
Custom Terms Agreed To
Australian Breastfeeding Association reserves the right to cancel any workshop which does not achieve minimum participation, in which case all fees will be refunded. In this event, participants will be notified as early as possible, but at least 7 days prior to workshop commencement.
Entire cancellations must be received 7 days prior to the workshop date will receive a full refund less $50.00 administration fee. Cancellations received after this date will not be refunded.
Refunds will not be granted if the registrant fails to attend the workshop.
10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management Workshop Schedule
|Date||Units Covered||Duration (days)|
|BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments||1|
|22 July 2017|
BFMENV506 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding
BFMLEG507 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework
|12 August 2017|
BFMNUT505 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation
BFMSUB512 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitute
|9 September 2017|
|14 October 2017|
18 November 2017
BFMSLP513 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship
BFMCSL514 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding
March 2018 (TBC)
BFMPHA510 Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients
|April 2018 (TBC)|
BFMCOM502 Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding
BFMCSL503 Provide counselling to support breastfeeding
BFMCUL509 Facilitate culturally-appropriate breastfeeding counselling
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