BFConsortium.org is pleased to offer our comprehensive training programs on breastfeeding and implementing the Baby-Friendly 10-Steps, as well as our innovative performance improvement project on breastfeeding.

The content offered on this website has been provided by the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education in conjunction with the Virginia Dept. of Health and the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The content offers valuable continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, dietitians, IBCLCS, and midwives, including up to 20 hours of continuing education credit as well as MOC Part 2 and Part 4 opportunities.

Accreditation & Designation Statements

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates each enduring material within for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Expires: September 2021)

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education, as accredited provider(s),  awards 20.0 hours of participation (consistent with the  designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  or ANCC contact hours) to participants who successfully complete this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and/or The University of Virginia School of Nursing Continuing Education maintains a record of participation for six (6) years. (Expires: September 2021)

This Enduring Material activity, Breastfeeding Training – Promoting the Gold Standard in Infant Nutrition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 10/16/2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.” (Expires: Oct. 15, 2019)

The Virginia Department of Health accredits this program for a maximum of 20 CPE units from the American Dietetic Association. (No expiration date)

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners has approved this program for up to 20 L-CERPS credits.  (Expires: Apr. 1, 2019)

Note to Midwives: CNMs can submit for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM to meet their CEU requirements.

Participation in enduring materials and web-based CME activities are tracked through log-on and registration procedures.  Certificates of attendance, designating the maximum number of credits, are distributed to participants via email.  Participants are responsible for accurately tracking their actual time spent on the activity.

MOC Part II (ABMS) is awarded up to 20 Self-Assessment Credits (transcript awards both MOC and AMA) per learning activity within. Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities. Breastfeeding Friendly Consortium has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME activity by the American Board of Pediatrics.

MOC Part IV (ABMS) is awarded up to 20 Performance Improvement Credits (awards MOC II, MOC IV, and AMA) for completion of the Performance Improvement portion of this training.  Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities. Breastfeeding Friendly Consortium has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part IV CME activity by the American Board of Pediatrics.

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