UPMC Learning: EPIC® : Breastfeeding Education, Support and Training (BEST)
Physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals who provide prenatal care, inpatient maternity care, and postpartum care.
At the completion of this module participants will be able to:
- Describe the current state of breastfeeding in the US.
- Recognize misconceptions by health professionals that create barriers to breastfeeding.
- Develop office, hospital, and workplace policies to support breastfeeding.
- Provide anticipatory guidance to support mothers to successfully breastfeed.
- Assist women with breastfeeding problems, and help them utilize community resources.
Beverly Ann Curtis, DNP, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner— Facilitator and Consultant for the Pennsylvania AAP and PA DOH Keystone 10 Initiative. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Keystone Pediatrics, Chambersburg Pennsylvania. Director, Outpatient Keystone Breastfeeding Center.
Debra L Bogen, MD — Director of the Allegheny County Health Department. Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh
Anna Binstock, MD - Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Bethany Stiffey, PA-C - Obstetrics and Gynecology, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital.
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 Attendance
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