CE Credit

Breastfeeding

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Welcome to the training on Breastfeeding provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).

Credit hours: 1.75 CE

Goal

The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to routinely communicate clear and consistent messages about the importance of breastfeeding and ensure that women have the support needed to achieve their breastfeeding goals.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the short- and long-term maternal and child health outcomes associated with infant feeding.
  2. Integrate clear and consistent breastfeeding information and messages into routine clinical encounters.
  3. Recommend strategies and resources to address common barriers that may hinder women from meeting their breastfeeding goals.

Please note this module expires on 9/13/2019.

Accreditation Statement

Disclosures

The medical definitions provided in this module are based on information from the American Academy of Dermatology, Clinical Pediatric Online Information Education Network, La Leche League International, Medscape Reference, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Stanford School of Medicine Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Texas Department of State Health Services Newborn Screening Program, and the U.S. National Library of Medicine.