Multidisciplinary Breast Feeding Education

Welcome to the Breastfeeding Online Curriculum

 

The Breastfeeding curriculum consists of 3 interactive modules with accompanying pre-tests. A post-test which encompasses all of the material in the curriculum is provided to assess knowledge acquisition. The breastfeeding articles are mandatory readings and are considered part of the breastfeeding curriculum. The entire curriculum will take approximately three hours to complete.

For information on how to obtain continuing education credits please refer to the Educational Credits heading (right-hand column) and select the appropriate link.

Program Goals:

  • To promote the multidisciplinary provision of evidence-based practice to support breastfeeding initiation and duration among perinatal women and their families
  • To provide opportunity for members of the multidisciplinary team to achieve educational credit required for certification as a “Baby Friendly” institution
Module 1 - Historical Perspectives and Current Initiatives

Objectives: At the end of this module, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the history of infant feeding
  • Review recent evidence related to BF (breastfeeding) outcomes.
  • Explain current BF initiatives
    • Baby Friendly Initiative
    • The WHO “Code”

    Pre-Test Module 1 Historical Perspectives and Current Initiatives

    Module 1 Historical Perspectives and Current Initiatives

  • Module 2 - Breast Feeding & Human Lactation Case Studies
    Objectives: At the end of this module, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the health care providers role in supporting BF across the continuum of care. 
  • Discuss BF care/challenges associated with
    • An uncomplicated BF experience
    • A complicated BF experience
  • Pre-Test Module 2 Breast Feeding & Human Lactation Case Studies
    Module 2 Breast Feeding & Human Lactation Case Studies 
    Module 3 - Addressing Breast Feeding Challenges 
    Objectives: At the end of this module, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss appropriate intervention strategies for mothers experiencing BF challenges.
  • Identify community-based BF resources in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Pre-Test Module 3 Addressing Breast feeding Challenges
    Module 3 Addressing Breast Feeding Challenges  (Video Presentation) Please Note: if you encounter problems running the video we have provided the contents of the video in an Articulate presentation format below.

    Module 3 Addressing Breast Feeding Challenges (Articulate Presentation)
    Post Test Breast Feeding & Human Lactation Educational Module 
    Post Test - Complete and forward the final page of the post test to Margaret Mitchell RN, please see her contact information below.
    (To print the results page press ctrl + P)
    Breast Feeding Articles:
  • Nipple Pain in Breast Feeding Women  
  • Recognizing and Treating Milk Supply Issues
  • The Risk of  Not Breast Feeding for Mothers and Infant           

    For further inquiries related to Multidisciplinary Breastfeeding Modules please contact:
    Margaret Mitchell RN IBCLC at telephone number: 204-787-1166 or email her at mmitchell1@exchange.hsc.mb.ca
  • EDUCATIONAL CREDITS
    This educational program has been approved by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLE) for 3 CERPs (2 L CERPs & 1 E CERP).

    ***We value your feedback, please complete the evaluation by clicking on the link below ...thank you***

    Online Program Evaluation  &

      -  Instructions for "Certificate of Completion" or "CERPs Certification"

      -  Disclosure Statement Document

      -  Breast Feeding Drop-In-Centers and Telephone Support