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Breastfeeding for Health Care Professionals - Part 1

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Guelph General Hospital

73 Delhi St

Assembly Hall

Guelph, ON N1E 4J4

Canada

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Breastfeeding for Health Care Professionals - Part 1 (18 hour WHO Course - Quintessence Foundation)

This 3 day workshop (April 16th, 23rd & 30th) for healthcare professionals explores evidence based best practice that protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding. Kathy Venter, RN IBCLC, is the course facilitator. Kathy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as an educator and BFI lead in Canada. Practitioners will understand and be able to effectively implement care that supports the initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding. This course meets BFI recommendations for education for staff providing care to breastfeeding families. IBCLC CERPS have been awarded.

Level 1 Topics Include:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the breast
  • Initiating breastfeeding and patterns of early breastfeeding
  • tips for teaching latching
  • Challenges (engorgement, sore nipples, mastitis, yeast infections)
  • Trued versus perceived Low milk supply
  • Babies with special needs
  • Maternal illness and medication
  • Human milk banking
  • Relactation
  • The process of BFI to protect, promote and support breatfeeding
  • Introduction of solids, extended nursing & weaning

FAQs:

How long is the course?

This course is a 3 day course and requires attendance at all 3 days to get the certification.

What should I bring with me to the course?

  • Lunch
  • Cafeteria available on site
  • Water bottle
  • Pen/paper
  • If you have a breastfeeding textbook, you are welcome to bring it

Is tuition assistance available?

If you are a Registered Nurse in Ontario, you may be eligible for tuition funding from the RNAO. Review the information on the RNAO website for further details. Please note that funding is not guaranteed. Keep the registration confirmation email from Eventbrite - this is your receipt of payment you will need to submit to RNAO.

What is your cancellation policy?

Guelph General Hospital reserves the right to cancel any course due to under-enrollment, instructor illness, or inclement weather. If a full course, or partial days of a course are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, Guelph General Hospital will attempt to reschedule on the earliest possible date/s available. We are not responsible for any additional costs incurred by attendees due to cancellation or rescheduling.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Margaret Sherratt RN IBCLC with any questions regarding the course:

(519) 822-5350 x2241 OR msherratt@gghorg.ca

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Guelph General Hospital

73 Delhi St

Assembly Hall

Guelph, ON N1E 4J4

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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