Breastfeeding in the NICU: The SLP's Role in Lactation

Course: #6926Level: Intermediate2 Hours 76 Reviews

This course will discuss the importance of breastfeeding for infants in NICU and other special needs populations. It will describe the role of the SLP in the area of lactation and how we can continue to educate and build a multidisciplinary team to help provide successful feeding opportunities for these infants.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify important reasons for breastfeeding, especially in preemie and special needs populations.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the process of lactation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the SLP's role in lactation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list positions and techniques for breastfeeding within these populations.

Agenda

0-40 Minutes Introduction and overview of reasons for importance of breastfeeding in this population
40-80 Minutes SLPs role in lactation
80-100 Minutes Positions and techniques for breastfeeding
100-115 Minutes Other adversities against breastfeeding premature infants and special needs populations
115-120 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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