This course is designed to assist practitioners in developing strategies to promote and support long term breastfeeding. Topics will focus on broadening knowledge and skill in dealing with more complex breastfeeding issues such as the premature infant, developmental delayed infants, infants with congenital abnormalities, breastfeeding and working, re lactation, breastfeeding the adopted infant, weaning, breastfeeding and Aids, etc. The course will focus on the development of critical thinking skills to prioritize and solve breastfeeding concerns, and counselling techniques to empower women. Discussions will utilise research-based theory. Approved for 60L contact CERPS and 25L Independent CERPS by IBCLE International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBCLE).
Courses may not be offered each semester. To verify whether this course is being offered this semester and the fees, please contact the Registrar's Office at 416-675-5000 or check the website http://humber.ca/search/ce/courses.html for further information.