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

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

Oct 25, 2018 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:

  • Identify the current recommendations on breastfeeding and international and national initiatives
  • Understand the concept of informed decision-making and sharing the science of human milk with families
  • Identify culture and family influence on breastfeeding
  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of lactation to ensure initiation and maintenance of milk supply
  • Articulate principles of human milk management and implementation of a Human Milk Management Center to optimize human milk feedings
  • Describe the process of transition from tube feeding of human milk to at-breastfeeding

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