10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management and Workshops from the Diploma Course

New stand alone professional development online workshops available now!

Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

Date: Saturday 7 November, 9.00am - 4.00pm

Presented by: Naomi Hull, RN, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor, MPH (Nutrition)

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

Professional development points:
CERPs - includes 6 L CERPS, Approval No C202038
MidPLUS being applied for

Cost (including GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

Registrations are now open.

Member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8907&priceID=35

Non Member:https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8908&priceID=81

Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

Date: Saturday 21 November, 9.00am - 4.00pm

Presented by: Narelle Dwyer, RN, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor
Renee Kam, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor, ABA Scientific Information Officer, Physiotherapist

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

Professional development points:
CERPs - includes 6 L CERPS, Approval No C202038
MidPLUS being applied for

Cost (including GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

Registrations are now open. 

Member:https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8909&priceID=35

Non Member:https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8910&priceID=8

 

10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management workshop timetable

Enrolments for the 2020 intake of the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management have now closed.

To be placed on an expressions of interest list for the next course intake commencing in July 2021, please email Julie Taylor (julie.taylor@breastfeeding.asn.au) or Emma Arrow (emma.arrow@breastfeeding.asn.au). Health professionals may also attend the workshops as stand-alone professional development. The workshops will initially be delivered via an online platform only. Later workshops may have an option to attend face-to-face in Melbourne.

Health professional emodule options are available on the ABA Health Professionals website 

Below is the workshop timetable for the current intake of the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management:

18 July, 1 day, BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

15 August, 1 day, BFMENV506 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding / BFMLEG507 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework

19 September, 1 day, BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

17 October, 1 day, BFMNUT505 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrtion during lactation/ BFMSUB512 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes

14 November, 1 day, BFMSLP513 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship / BFMCSL514 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding

2021 Workshop dates to be confirmed for the following units:

0.5 day, BFMPHA510 Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients

0.5 day, BFMRES508 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research

2 days, Counselling and communication skills cluster: BFMCOM502 Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding; BFMCSL503 Provide counselling to support breastfeeding; BFMCUL509 Facilitate culturally-appropriate breastfeeding counselling

For more details on workshop session times, presenters and topics covered, see below.

10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

Does your professional practice include care for families?

Do you want to upgrade your knowledge and skills to enable you to support breastfeeding mothers and babies more effectively?

The Australian Breastfeeding Association has a long tradition of providing high-quality, evidence-based breastfeeding education for you as a health professional.

Designed with your needs as a health professionals in mind, this course will help you to develop the skills and knowledge to help improve health outcomes for families.

The 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management offers a unique opportunity for participants to build their skills and knowledge in the following areas:
- the anatomy and physiology of human lactation
- management of common breastfeeding problems
- providing counselling to support breastfeeding
- infant and maternal nutrition during lactation
- protecting and supporting breastfeeding
- evaluation of human lactation research

We offer a range of flexible study options to support you to meet all of the requirements to successfully complete this course. We do offer distance education options (including online access to some workshops), however, some of the workshops will need to be attended in person.

If you are interested in completing only a small number of units of the Diploma of Breastfeeding Management, enquire with the Training and Education Officer by emailing training@breastfeeding.asn.au or by phoning ABA Head Office on (03) 9690 4620 and asking for the Training and Education Officer.

Download and read the Pre-course Information Booklet. It contains details of:
- Course structure
- Training costs
- Recognition of prior learning opportunity
- Regulatory requirements
- Student responsibilities and obligation

Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

Date: Saturday 19 September, 9.00am - 4.00pm

Venue: This workshop will be delivered online. 

Presented by: Narelle Dwyer, RN, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor
Renee Kam, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor, ABA Scientific Information Officer, Physiotherapist

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

Professional development points:
CERPs - includes 6 L CERPS, Approval No C202038
MidPLUS being applied for

Cost (including GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

Registrations are now closed

Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation
Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes

Date: Saturday 17 October, 9.00am - 4.00pm

Venue: This workshop will be delivered online. 

Presented by: Kathleen Halliday, BNutrDiet, Dietitian (APD), IBCLC, Cert IV Breastfeeding Education, ABA Counsellor
Renee Kam, IBCLC, Cert IV Breastfeeding Education, ABA Counsellor, ABA Scientific Information Officer, Physiotherapist

Learning objectives: By the end of this training, learners will be able to:
- Establish the role of human milk in meeting infant nutrtional needs
- Communicate infant nutrtional needs
- Guide the transition to complementary foods
- Communicate maternal nutrtional needs
- Review client outcomes
- Establish the requirements for the appropriate use and marketing of breastmilk substitutes
- Evaluate the use of breastmilk substitues with clients
- Support clients in the use of breastmilk substitutes
- Review client breastfeeding situation and use of breastmilk substitutes

Professional development points:
CERPs - includes 6 L CERPS, Approval No C202038
MidPLUS being applied for

Cost (including GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

Registrations are now open:
Member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8882&priceID=35
Non-member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8883&priceID=81

Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship / Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding

Date: Saturday 14 November, 9.00am - 4.00pm

Venue: This workshop will be delivered online. 

Presented by: Leila Forde, IBCLC, Dip Breastfeeding Management, Cert IV TAE, Dip in VET, Cert IV Breastfeeding Education, ABA Counsellor, Grad Dip in Counselling and Psychotherapy, BA (Hons)/Dip Ed, MA, PACFA reg (Clinical)

Learning objectives: By the end of this training, learners will be able to:
- Develop information and strategies for infant sleep and settling methods that support breastfeeding
- Communicate infant sleep and settling methods that are compatible with the breastfeeding relationship
- Review infant sleep outcomes and breastfeeding relationship with clients
- Assist clients to identify life changes associated with pregnancy, childbirth and lactation
- Counsel clients about life changes associated with breastfeeding
- Assist clients having difficulty adjusting to life changes associated with breastfeeding
- Support clients experiencing grief associated with breastfeeding
- Review management of client situation

Professional development points:
CERPs - includes 6 L CERPS, Approval No C202038
MidPLUS being applied for

Cost (including GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

Registrations are now open:
Member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8884&priceID=35
Non-member: https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=8885&priceID=81

For more information

For further inquiries, please contact training@breastfeeding.asn.au
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