The Use of Human Milk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse

Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
624R Schuylkill Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19146  Map

Apr 14, 2019 from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. (ET)

Course overview

This one-day course will provide neonatal nurses with evidence-based nursing knowledge and application skills regarding research on human milk and breastfeeding for vulnerable infants.


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify the current recommendations on breastfeeding and international and national initiatives
  2. Understand the concept of informed decision-making and sharing the science of human milk with families
  3. Identify culture and family influence on breastfeeding
  4. Understand the anatomy and physiology of lactation to ensure initiation and maintenance of milk supply
  5. Articulate principles of human milk management and implementation of a Human Milk Management Center to optimize human milk feedings
  6. Describe the process of transition from tube feeding of human milk to at-breast feeding

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