The Australian Breastfeeding Association offers:
Manage breastfeeding situations and problems
Saturday 24 April 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, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor; and
Renee Kam, IBCLC, ABA Scientific Information Officer, ABA Counsellor, 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
Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity - 6 hours
Cost (including GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265
Registrations are now open. Click on the links below to register.
10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management timetable
Enrolments for the 2021 intake of the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management will open soon. To be placed on an expressions of interest list for the next course intake commencing in June 2021, please email Julie Taylor (email@example.com). The first workshop wil lbe held on Saturday 19 June 2021. 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 2020 current intake of the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management:
|Date||Number of days||Workshop|
|18 July 2020||1||BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments|
|15 August 2020||1||BFMENV506 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding / BFMLEG507 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework|
|19 September 2020||1||BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems|
|17 October 2020||1||BFMNUT505 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation / BFMSUB512 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes|
|14 November 2020||1||BFMSLP513 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship / BFMCSL514 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding|
|13 February 2021||0.5||BFMPHA510 Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients|
|27 March 2021||0.5||BFMRES508 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research|
|15 and 16 May 2021||2||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|
About the 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a Registered Training Organisation. RTO: 21659