Breastfeeding Symposium: "Working Together to Support Breastfeeding" - Course and Live Streaming

Milwaukee, WI US
August 10, 2016

Breastfeeding education and promotion have been identified as vital components of improving the rate of breastfeeding initiation and continuation. Thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Kathy Hartke and her family, this symposium will initiate a formal breastfeeding educational program for healthcare providers and staff.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 2.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target Audience

Ob/Gyn providers including faculty, allied health professionals, fellows, residents and students interseted in women's health, CHW pedatricians who see newborns, labor and delivery and postpartum nursing staff, and lactation staff who support and help nursing women.

Learning Objectives

  1. Counsel patients on initation and maintenance of breastfeeding

  2. Identify techniques to assist patients with initiation of breastfeeding

  3. Discusss and implement solutions for patients with challenges surrounding initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding

Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Erin Briesath
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-6673
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
06/20/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2016
Event starts: 
08/10/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
08/10/2016 - 11:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Froedtert & MCW Cancer Center Conference Room M
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States

Planning Committee:
Cresta Jones, MD
Kathy Hartke, MD
Jennifer McIntosh, DO
Judith Hibbard, MD
Kris Harlander, Saudek, MD
Lauri, Diske, RN
Marie Freund, RN
Andrea Rebisch, RN
Kristina Kaljo, PhD
Kelly WInum
Erin Briesath

Presenters:
Lauren Hanley, MD, IBCLC
Jenny Thomas, MD, IBLCL
Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose

Available Credit

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 2.75 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/20/2016
Course expires: 
10/31/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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