Supporting and Promoting Breastfeeding, Chestfeeding and Lactation in Health Care Settings


Hospital/Birthing Settings
Part 2

Presented in March 2022

Speaker
Paula K. Schreck, MD, IBCLC, FABM 
Chief of Clinical Strategy, Coffective
Medical Director, Breastfeeding Support Services
Ascension St. John Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

This webinar will further review the recommendations for health care providers in hospital/birthing settings to support breastfeeding/chestfeeding, including quality improvement and monitoring to improve breastfeeding/chestfeeding and additional evidence-based strategies to successfully support the establishment and maintenance of breastfeeding/chestfeeding.

Learning Outcome
As a result of attending this training, learners will increase and enhance knowledge and competence on culturally appropriate, evidence-based strategies for supporting the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and quality improvement of human milk feeding in hospital settings.

Learning Objectives
After viewing this presentation participants will be able to:

  • Describe how to implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and the role of quality improvement and monitoring to improve breastfeeding/chestfeeding outcomes.
  • Identify strategies to meet the needs of culturally, racially, and economically diverse populations.
  • Explain the evidence-based strategies in hospital/birth settings to successfully support the establishment and maintenance of breastfeeding/chestfeeding

To Obtain Continuing Education Credits:
Each participant interested in CE credits must complete an evaluation and post-test, which is available above under "Evaluation, Post-test & Credits". A score of 80% and above on the post-test will generate a certificate indicating the requested credits.


None of the other planners or presenters have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.


Continuing Medical Education Contact Hours

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2023.


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

University at Albany School of Public Health is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1.0 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2023.


Certified Health Education Specialists

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.0. Provider ID# 99086.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2023. 


Certified in Public Health

This event is sponsored by School of Public Health, University at Albany, an approved provider of CPH Renewal Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

This offering is approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health Renewal Credits.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until March 31, 2023. 


Lactation Continuing Education Recognition Points (L-CERPs)

CERPs are allocated by IBLCE, Approval Number C2022044. This activity has been approved for 1.0 L-CERPs. 

L-CERPs will be available until March 31, 2023.