Latching On: How Family Physicians Can Support Breastfeeding Patients

Latching On: How Family Physicians Can Support Breastfeeding Patients

Online Module

1.0
Target Audience:

Family physicians in Vancouver Coastal Health

Course Format: Online - available anytime, anywhere, on any device
Anytime, anywhere, on any device

Online Module from Vancouver BC
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Overview

This one hour module will provide community-based family physicians with the information and tools to be able to offer breastfeeding support and medical management in Vancouver Coastal Health. 

Module features:

  • Mobile friendly
  • Free
  • Accessible without logging in
  • Authored by Dr. Kara Jansen (Family Physician & International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)
  • Interactive learning with polling functions & multiple choice questions
  • Online resources for breastfeeding support and medical management

Skills Gained

Review the background of the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative and its relevance to FPs in Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). In particular:

The benefits of breastfeeding and risks associated with formula use

• The identification and management of common breastfeeding problems

• Specific resources and services for breastfeeding support and medical management, including when and where to refer

Cost

Free

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