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10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

The Australian Breastfeeding Association offers:

  • standalone online workshops from our diploma course designed for health professionals
  • 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

 

Standalone workshops from the diploma course - online in 2021


Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

Saturday 20 November 2021
9 am to 4 pm AEST

Delivered by: online meeting. The workshop will also be recorded and available to view later.
Presented by
: Narelle Dwyer, RN, Midwife, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor and
Kate Mortensen, IBCLC, Grad Dip in Counselling, ABA Counsellor
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
:

IBLCE  6L Pre-Exam Education and CERPS, Recognition No C202148
Cost (including GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265
Registrations are now closed.

To express interest in this topic, please email julie.taylor@breastfeeding.asn.au

  

Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients

Saturday 19 February 2022
9 am to 12 pm AEST

Delivered by: online meeting. The workshop will also be recorded and available to view later.

Presented by: Rodney Whyte, BPharm Grad DipHP MPSA MSHPA Therapeutic Medicines Specialist (Medicines Information) Monash Health and Monash University
Learning objectives: By the end of this training, learners will be able to:
- Review the pharmacological impact of medications and drugs during birth and lactation 

- Analyse risks and benefits of medication and drug use during birth and lactation with clients
- Provide breastfeeding clients with ethical information and support about medication and drug use
- Support clients when breastfeeding is contraindicated due to medication or drug use
- Evaluate care provided to clients
Professional development points
:

IBLCE  3L Pre-Exam Education and CERPS, Recognition No C202148
Cost (including GST): Member - $120; Non-member - $135
Registrations will open soon.

To register your interest in this topic, please email julie.taylor@breastfeeding.asn.au 


10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management timetable

Enrolments for the 2021/22 intake of the 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management are now open. Please see further information below. To arrange a pre-course discussion, please email Julie Taylor (julie.taylor@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 eLearning module options are available on the ABA health professionals website.

Below is the workshop timetable for the new 2021/22 intakes of the 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management:

Date

Number of days

Workshop

19 June 2021

1

BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

17 July 2021

1

BFMSLP513 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship; BFMCSL514 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding

21 August 2021

1

BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

9 October 2021

1

NAT10960006 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding; NAT10960007 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework

16 October 2021

1

NAT10960001 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

13 November 2021

1

NAT10960005 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation; NAT10960012 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes 

20 November 2022

1

NAT10960004 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

19 February 2022 

0.5

NAT10960010 Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients

26 March 2022 

0.5

NAT10960008 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research

May 2022 TBC

2

Counselling and communication skills cluster: NAT10960002 Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding; NAT10960003 Provide counselling to support breastfeeding; NAT10960009 Facilitate culturally-appropriate breastfeeding counselling


About the 10960NAT 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 further develop your skills and knowledge in lactation support.

The 10960NAT 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 successfully complete this course. We offer distance education options, including online access to workshops. Learners will need to participate in some of the workshops on the day they are run.

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 National Support 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 obligations

For more information

For further inquiries, please contact training@breastfeeding.asn.au
- visit our training for health professionals
- view all upcoming conferences and seminars
- for lost certificates of attendance, contact us
- for information regarding refunds and cancellations, visit Training refunds and cancellation policy

The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a Registered Training Organisation. RTO: 21659