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

Stand alone professional development workshops will be available online in 2021!

Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

Date: Sat 20th March 2020, 9am - 4pm (Eastern Daylight Savings Time)

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

Presented by: Naomi Hull, RN, BN (Post Reg), Grad Cert Crit Care Nursing, Cert IV Breastfeeding Education, IBCLC, MPH (Nutrition), Senior Manager Breastfeeding Information and Research

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

Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity - 6 hours

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

Registrations will open soon.

Please contact us to register you interest in this topic.


Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

Date: TBC

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

Presented by: TBC

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

Please contact us if you would like to register your interest for this topic.

 

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 Workshops:

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

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

8/9 May, 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

 

Provide pharmacological information and breastfeeding support to clients 

Date: Saturday 13 February, 9.00am - 12 midday (Eastern Daylight Savings Time)

Venue: This workshop will be delivered online. The workshop will also be recorded and available to view later via our Learning Management System (LMS).

Presented by: Rodney Whyte B Pharm GradDipHP 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:

CERPs - includes 3 L CERPS, Approval No C202038
Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity - 3 hours

Cost (including GST): Member - $120; Non-member - $135

Registrations are now open 

Member $120:

https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=9083&priceID=35 

 

Non-Member $ 135:

https://enrol.vetenrol.com.au/?clientid=VT-ABA&occuID=9084&priceID=81


 Use critical appraisal skills to evaluate human lactation research

Date: Saturday 27 March, 9.00am - 12 midday

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

Presented by: Susan Tawia, BSc, PhD, Dip Breastfeeding MNGT, Cert IV Breastfeeding Education (Community), Cert IV TAE, Breastfeeding Researcher and Health Professional Educator, Breastfeeding Information and Research

Learning objectives: By the end of this training, learners will be able to:

- Prepare for critical appraisal of human lactation research
- Apply critical appraisal skills to human lactation research
- Record outcomes of critical appraisal of human lactation research

Professional development points:
CERPs - includes 3 L CERPS, Approval No C202038
Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity - 3 hours

Cost (including GST): Member - $120; Non-member - $135

Registrations will open soon


For more information

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