Refresher Breastfeeding Training Course

Refresher Breastfeeding Training CourseThe online Refresher Breastfeeding Training Course is specifically designed for those healthcare providers who have done the initial comprehensive training for Baby Friendly requirements and who now need a yearly refresher option. When completed, the course offers 7 credit hours. Learners may choose from AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM, L-CERPS, AAFP Prescribed Credit, Virginia Nurses Association contact hours, CPE dietitian credits or a Certification of Participation.

Coursework is self-paced. The system remembers where you stop in an exercise and returns you to that place when you next log on. Completed exercises can be reviewed as often as desired. Through the evaluation survey, you will have the opportunity to provide feedback on your learning experience.

Course content is appropriate for all healthcare providers.

The Breastfeeding Training Refresher Course includes access to all exercises and a choice of certified credit. Users have access to the course for 12 months following registration.

Endorsed by:
American Academy of Periatrics

Course Details

In this course, learners may earn up to 7 credits. Credit designation varies according to the length of the module and credit is earned at the completion of each module.

Learners may choose from:

  • AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
  • AAFP Prescribed Credit
  • Virginia Nurses Association contact hours
  • CPE dietitian credits
  • Certification of Participation

  • Content covers counseling strategies, breastfeeding initiation and maintenance, several of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative 10 Steps, and more
  • Content includes case-based scenarios
  • Mobile-friendly, on-demand format



For bulk purchases please Contact the Service Center to be set up with an enrollment manager

Refresher Breastfeeding Training Course Outline:

  • National Breastfeeding Goals, Policies and Trends
  • Counseling Strategies
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Breastfeeding Initiation and Maintenance
  • Latch and Positioning
  • Solving Breastfeeding Problems
  • Step 3: Breastfeeding Education for the New Mother
  • Step 4: Initiate Breastfeeding in the First Hour
  • Step 5: Maintaining Lactation
  • Step 6: Exclusive Breastfeeding
  • Step 7: Rooming-In
  • Step 8: Breastfeeding on Demand
  • Step 9: No Artificial Nipples or Pacifiers

Provided by:
ScitentUniversity of VirginiaVirginia Department of Health

Volume discounts available for Healthcare Provider Groups and Organizations, with special pricing for Institutions.

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