10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

 

Enrolments for the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management are now closed. 

 

Learners may like to be added to the expressions of interest list for the intake commencing in June 2020. To do so, please contact Emma Arrow (emma.arrow@breastfeeding.asn.au) or Julie Taylor (julie.taylor@breastfeeding.asn.au). Health professionals may also attend the workshops as stand-alone professional development.The workshops may be attended face-to-face or via an online platform. 

 

 

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

DateUnits CoveredDuration (days)

 22 June 2019

BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

1

20 July 2019

 

BFMENV506 Create environments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding

BFMLEG507 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework

 

1

24 August

 

BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

 

1

 

14 September 

 

 

BFMNUT505 Facilitate infant and maternal nutrition during lactation

BFMSUB512 Evaluate and counsel on the use of breastmilk substitutes 

 

 1

19 October 

 

BFMRES508 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research

 

1/2

16 November 

 

BFMSLP513 Use infant sleep and settling methods that support the breastfeeding relationship

BFMCSL514 Counsel clients to manage life changes associated with breastfeeding

 

1

TBA 2020

 

BFMPHA510 Provide pharamcological information and breastfeeding support to clients

 

1/2

TBA 2020

BFMCOM502 Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding

BFMCSL503 Provide counselling to support breastfeeding

BFMCUL509 Facilitate culturally-appropriate breastfeeding counselling

2


For more details on workshop session times, presenters and topics covered, see the workshops page.

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 obligations


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

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

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