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

 

Enrolments for the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management will open soon. 

 

 Due to the COVID-19 health situation, commencement of the course has been postponed. The course is expected to commence in July 2020.

To be added to the expressions of interest list for the intake commencing in 2020, 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)

 

 

 

BFMANT501 Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

 

           1

 

 

BFMENV506 Create envvironments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding /BFMLEG507 Provide breastfeeding support within a legal and ethical framework

           1
 

 

BFMPRO504 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

           1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 obligations


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

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


Workshops from the 10243NAT Diploma of Breastfeeding Management

Communicate effectively with clients to support breastfeeding

Provide counselling to support breastfeeding 

Facilitate culturally-appropriate breastfeeding counselling

DateSaturday, 2nd May and Sunday 3rd May 2020

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm both days 

Delivery: This workshop will now be delivered online. More details to follow.

Presented by: Kate Mortensen, IBCLC, Grad Dip Counselling, ABA Counsellor

                      Julie Taylor, ABA Counsellor, Cert IV TAE, Dip Breastfeeding Management, Physiotherapist

Learning objectives:

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

  • Develop attributes and attitudes to support clients 
  • Create a rapport with clients 
  • Communicate information about breastfeeding
  • Support client breastfeeding needs
  • Prepare for the breastfeeding counselling process
  • Establish and maintain client confience in the breastfeeding counselling process
  • Enable clients to process breastfeeding issues
  • Conclude the breastfeeding counselling process
  • Evaluate breastfeeding counselling skills
  • Prepare for breastfeeding counselling in a culturally diverse environment 
  • Facilitate culturally appropriate communication during the breastfeeding counselling process
  • Manage situations where barriers to communication exist
  • Evaluate cultural sensitivity of breastfeeding counselling 

  Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $400; Non-member - $450

Registrations are now open

CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


Take lactation histories and conduct breastfeeding assessments

Date: TBC

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

VenueThis workshop will be delivered online. More details to follow.

Presented byDale Hansson, RN, IBCLC, Dip Breastfeeding Management, Cert IV TAE, ABA Counsellor, BFHI Assessor and Educator

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           


Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

Registrations will open soon

 CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


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

Date: TBC

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

VenueThis workshop will be delivered online. More details to follow.

Presented by: Ruth Berkowitz, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor, BFHI Assesor and Educator, Grad. Dip Counselling, Cert IV TAE

Learning objectives:

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

  • Examine societal issues that impact on breastfeeding
  • Establish breastfeeding friendly environments
  • Prepare for breastfeeding friendly environment assessment
  • Monitor breastfeeding friendly environments
  • Recognise and comply with legal and ethical guidelines in lactation practice
  • Use ethical concepts in lactation practice
  •  Support breastfeeding clients within a legal and ethical framework
  • Maiantain legal and ethical lactation practice

    

Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

 Registrations will open soon

CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


 Manage breastfeeding situations and problems

 Date: TBC

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm 

VenueThis workshop will be delivered online. More details to follow.

Presented byNarelle Dwyer, RN, IBCLC, ABA Counsellor

                             Renee Kam IBCLC, ABA Counsellor, ABA Scientific Information Officer, 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

    

Cost (incl'd GST): Member - $235; Non-member - $265

 CERPs and MidPLUS being applied for 


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