Hot Topics in Breastfeeding (Webinar)

Jan 26–Jul 27, 2021 Public Health

Hot Topics in Breastfeeding (Webinar)

Description

Hot Topics in Breastfeeding is a breastfeeding education series for local WIC agencies, health departments, and healthcare provider office staff offered via Webex once a quarter. Each session will focus on a topic related to lactation management and care of the breastfeeding dyad. This Webex series will be hosted by the Region 1 Lactation Training Center and will feature guest speakers on various topics. Examples of the topics to be covered include: perinatal grief, role of supplementation in breastfeeding, respecting cultural differences, and substance use disorder.

January 26, 2021 - Tips for Supporting the LGBTQI+ Breastfeeding Family
The goal of this Hot Topics in Breastfeeding session is to increase the healthcare professional's awareness of basic gender-affirming language and practices. The attendee will be provided with some basic strategies for providing breastfeeding support for the LGBTQI+ community.

April 27, 2021 - Milk Banking in North Carolina
In this Hot Topic session on Milk Banking in North Carolina, the process used by the Milk Bank at Wake Med to procure, process, and distribute human milk to hospitals and families will be described. Information will also be provided on how this process has changed as a result of COVID-19 and how families can access pasteurized human milk for their infant.

July 27, 2021 - Enhancing Health Equity in Breastfeeding: Exploring Cultural Influences and Opportunities to Increase Breastfeeding Support (postponed from October 27, 2020)
This session of Hot Topics in Breastfeeding will explore the history and culture of breastfeeding through a health equity lens. The goal is for the attendee to leave the training with some best-practice strategies to ensure that their breastfeeding promotion and support is culturally inclusive.

This activity is only being offered via Webex.
All program dates are streamed from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM EST.

One credit hour is earned for each session attended.



Target Audience

Local WIC Agency Staff, Health Department and Nursing Staff, Healthcare Provider Office Staff, Nutritionists, and Mental Health Professionals

Faculty

  • Ashley Gresh, MSN, MA, CNM
  • Katherine L. Hyde-Hensley, MS, LCMHC-A
  • Sarah Raines, LPC
  • Montana K. Wagner-Gillespie, MS, IBCLC

Sessions

Near Capacity Hot Topics in Breastfeeding - Tips for Supporting the LGBTQI+ Breastfeeding Family
1/26 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
Near Capacity Hot Topics in Breastfeeding - Milk Banking in North Carolina
4/27 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
Near Capacity Hot Topics in Breastfeeding - Enhancing Health Equity in Breastfeeding
7/27 8:30 AM–9:30 AM

Credits

Hot Topics in Breastfeeding - Tips for Supporting the LGBTQI+ Breastfeeding Family
  • .100 CEU

    January Session

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.1 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 1.000 Contact Hours

    January Session

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 1.0 Contact Hours.

  • Hot Topics in Breastfeeding - Milk Banking in North Carolina
  • .100 CEU

    April Session

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.1 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 1.000 Contact Hours

    April Session

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 1.0 Contact Hours.

  • Hot Topics in Breastfeeding - Enhancing Health Equity in Breastfeeding
  • .100 CEU

    July Session

    The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.1 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

  • 1.000 Contact Hours

    July Session

    MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 1.0 Contact Hours.

  • Fees

    FREE Registration Fee - Free, but must register to attend
    Applies 5/19/20–4/26/21
    Register Brochure / Registration Form