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10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

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10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management


10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

Enrolments for the 2022 intake of the 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management are now open, with the first workshop scheduled for Saturday 10 September 2022. Enrolments will close on 2 September 2022. After that period the next course intake will be in May 2023. Please see further information below. To arrange a pre-course discussion, please email training@breastfeeding.asn.au Health professionals may also attend the workshops as stand-alone professional development. The workshops are currently 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.

To express your interest in workshops, please email training@breastfeeding.asn.au

To register for individual workshops, please go to the Workshops for Health Professionals page


Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

Saturday 27 August 2022 
9 am to 4 pm AEST

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

Presented byShona Cassels, IBCLC, BSc, ABA Counsellor and Simone Casey, IBCLC, 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 

Professional development points:

IBLCE Pre-Exam Education and CERPS 6L Recognition No C202239 

 

Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments 

Saturday 10 September 2022
9 am to 4 pm AEST

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

Presented by: Naomi Hull, RN, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor, MPH (Nutrition) and Shona Cassels, IBCLC, BSc, ABA Counsellor

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:
IBLCE Pre-Exam Education and CERPS 6L Recognition No C202239

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

Saturday 1 October 2022
9 am to 4 pm AEST

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

Presented by: Leila Forde, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor, Cert IV TAE, Cert IV Breastfeeding Education, Dip Breastfeeding Management, Dip VET, Grad Dip 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 client

- 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 breastfeeding

- Support clients experiencing grief associated with breastfeeding

- Review management of client situation

Professional development points:
IBLCE Pre-Exam Education and CERPS 4.5L and 1.5E Recognition No C202239

 

10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management timetable

The workshop timetable for the 2022 intakes of the 10960NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management is available below:

Date

Number of days

Workshop

4 June 2022

1

NAT10960001 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

9 July 2022

1

NAT10960006 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeedingNAT10960007 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework 

27 August 2022

1

NAT10960004 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems **

10 September 2022

1

NAT10960001 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments 

1 October 2022

1

NAT10960013 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationshipNAT10960014 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding

22 October 2022

1

NAT10960004 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems **

5 November 2022

1

NAT10960005 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactationNAT10960012 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes 

2023 Date TBC

0.5

NAT10960010 Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients

2023 Date TBC

0.5

NAT10960008 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research

2023 Date TBC

Counselling and communication skills cluster: NAT10960002 Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeedingNAT10960003 Provide counselling to support breastfeedingNAT10960009 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 complete this course. We offer distance education options, including online access to workshops. Learners will need to participate in some of the workshops online on the day they are run.

**Unit NAT10960001 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments is a pre-requisite for unit NAT10960004 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

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