But I Don't Do Maternity Care! Specialist Physician Management of the Breastfeeding Patient

But I Don't Do Maternity Care! Specialist Physician Management of the Breastfeeding Patient

Online Module

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Medical and surgical specialist physicians working in British Columbia. In particular, specialists that do not provide direct breastfeeding support but see women who may be breastfeeding.

Course Format: Online - available anytime, anywhere, on any device
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver BC

Overview

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This 10 to 15-minute module will provide medical and surgical specialist physicians with the information and tools to be able to offer breastfeeding support and medical management in British Columbia.

Course content:

  • A brief review of the importance of breastfeeding, and the relevance to specialist physicians of the World Health Organization (WHO) Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).
  • A case study that reviews the identification and management of medical issues in breastfeeding patients.
  • Online resources for breastfeeding support and medical management.

How to access the eLearning course

STEP 1: Login to http://elearning.ubccpd.ca

  • Click “Login in” top right or go directly to http://elearning.ubccpd.ca/login/index.php
  • If you already have a login for the UBC CPD eLearning site you can use the login that you had previously, otherwise:
  • Create an account by clicking  “Create new account” and follow the steps (you will receive a confirmation email)

STEP 2: Now that you are logged in, access the course

Skills Gained

At the end of the module, you should be able:

  • To recognize the influence of specialist physicians on breastfeeding support.
  • To be able to identify and address medical issues of the breastfeeding mother relevant to the medical and surgical specialist practice.
  • To identify and make practical use of resources for medical management of breastfeeding patients.

Cost

Free

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