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.

 Registrations Are Now Open For Program One and Two Webinars

The Australian Breastfeeding Association is excited to present its 2019 Health Professional Seminar Series

 

 

 Full Program and further information available at the Seminar Series Websitewww.etouches.com/ehome/ABA2019 or view the full brochure below!

 

Program one: Live Seminars in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Online

Programme Two Online Webinars

ACM CPD Hours

6

4.25

IBLCE CERPs

6L

Approval Number: C21903

Pre Exam Education Hours:6

4.25L

Approval Number: C21904

Pre Exam Education Hours: 4.25

 

RACGP Points

This activity is accredited for 12 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points in the 2017-2019 triennium

This activity is accredited for 8.5 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points in the 2017-2019 triennium


Upcoming workshops 

 

Counselling and Communication skills 2 day workshop covering the following units:


Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding 

Provide counselling to support breastfeeding

Facilitate culturally-appropriate breastfeeding counselling

Date: Saturday, 30th March and Sunday 31st March 2019

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

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

This workshop must be attended in person.

Presented by: Kate Mortensen IBCLC, ABA Counsellor 

               and Julie Taylor  ABA Counsellor, Dip Breastfeeding Management, Cert IV TAE, Physiotherapist              

                        

Learning objectives:

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

 

  • Develop attributes and attitudes to support clients 
  • Create a rapport with clients
  • Communicate information about breastfeeding
  • Support client breastfeeding needs
  • Prepare for the breastfeeding counselling process
  • Enable clients to process breastfeeding issues
  • Conclude the breastfeeding counselling process
  • Evaluate breastfeeding counselling skills
  • Prepare for breastfeeding counselling in a culturally diverse environment 
  • Facilitate culturally appropriate communication during the breastfeeding counselling process
  • Manage situations where barriers to communication exist
  • Evaluate cultural sensitivity of breastfeeding counselling

 

Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $400 ; non-member - $450

To Register follow the links below:

Member:  https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8162 

Non member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8166 

  CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

 

Date: Saturday, 22nd June 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: Dale Hansson RN, 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:

  • Prepare to take a lactation history and breastfeeding assessment 
  • 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

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                        BFMSUB512 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes
 
15 September                   1                       BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems
 
20 October                       1                       BFMSLP513 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship
                                                                  BFMCSL514 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding
 
17 November                    1                      BFMRES508 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research
                                                                 BFMNUT505 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation
 
23 February 2019              1/2                  BFMPHA510 Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients
 

30 and 31 March 2019      2                       BFMCOM502 Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding

                                                                 BFMCSL503Provide counselling to support breastfeeding

                                                                 BFMCUL509 Facilitate culturlly-appropriate breastfeeding counselling

     SAVE THE DATE!              

 

Breastfeeding: Supplying the Answers

ABA Tasmania Branch Seminar

Saturday 3 August 2019

 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