Training for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Annual Update 2022

If you want to ensure your practice aligns with the field’s most up-to-date evidence and guidelines, this course is a must. Sekeita Lewis-Johnson, DNP, FNP-BC, IBCLC, Accredited Provider Program Director at LER, summarizes the findings of 2021’s most important, hot-off-the-press lactation-related research on a wide variety of issues. She also discusses new guidelines and revised protocols and provides a special section on new research related to lactation and COVID-19.

Just some of what you’ll find in this course:

  • Explanation of the highlights of the new BFHI-USA, 6th Edition.
  • Discussion of newly revised ABM protocols on neonatal hypoglycemia, breastfeeding friendly physician’s offices, and lactation support during parent or baby hospitalization.
  • ABM’s new position statements on ankyloglossia and lactation-related gendered language.
  • Summary of newest studies showing improvements based on interventions in the NICU.
  • New research findings on lactation and mental health.
  • New evidence on perinatal milk expression, Domperidone, and Metoclopramide.
  • Latest research on COVID-19, including the influence on lactation services, levels of antibodies in human milk after COVID-19 vaccination, and the use of Monoclonal antibodies during lactation.
  • New evidence on how racial inequalities affect lactation care.
  • And more.

Lewis-Johsnon breaks down the complex research into its most salient points, delivering exactly what you need to apply the latest evidence to your practice today.

This course awards:

  • 1 L-CERP
  • 1 Nursing Contact Hour

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