BF2147

Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care – new edition

$149.95

Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care provides an essential foundation for lactation care. Published in partnership with the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC), it is an ideal text for preparing for certification, orienting staff, and planning continuing education programs. Reflecting the current state of practice, it also serves and an ideal resource for clinicians.

With contributions from leading experts in the field, it reflects an interdisciplinary approach to lactation care. Written to complement the LEAARC curriculum, the text includes clinical applications that move from theory to practice, including key learning points, clinical case studies, and real life stories from the mother and her healthcare team. Also included are perspectives from the breastfeeding family and links to policies and global protocols.

Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice:

  • Follows the IBLCE exam blueprint, reviewing all topics and areas covered on the lactation consultant certification exam;
  • Equips students with a “road map” that allows them to pinpoint areas of particular interest or identified need;
  • Serves as a useful reference for staff development, new staff orientation, and curriculum development;
  • Provides extensive references to direct you to further study;
  • Presents the core knowledge needed to practice as an IBCLC.

USA 4th edition. 2019 (publication July 2018).

Previous editions were published as Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice.

SKU: BF2147

Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care provides an essential foundation for lactation care. Published in partnership with the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC), it is an ideal text for preparing for certification, orienting staff, and planning continuing education programs. Reflecting the current state of practice, it also serves and an ideal resource for clinicians.

With contributions from leading experts in the field, it reflects an interdisciplinary approach to lactation care. Written to complement the LEAARC curriculum, the text includes clinical applications that move from theory to practice, including key learning points, clinical case studies, and real life stories from the mother and her healthcare team. Also included are perspectives from the breastfeeding family and links to policies and global protocols.

Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice:

  • Follows the IBLCE exam blueprint, reviewing all topics and areas covered on the lactation consultant certification exam;
  • Equips students with a “road map” that allows them to pinpoint areas of particular interest or identified need;
  • Serves as a useful reference for staff development, new staff orientation, and curriculum development;
  • Provides extensive references to direct you to further study;
  • Presents the core knowledge needed to practice as an IBCLC.

USA 4th edition. 2019 (publication July 2018).

Previous editions were published as Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice.

Section I Science Chapter 1 Scientific Evidence Supporting Breastfeeding Chapter 2 Evidence-Based Lactation Care and Support Chapter 3 Infant Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 4 Normal Infant Behavior Chapter 5 Lactation Pharmacology Chapter 6 Breast Anatomy and Milk Production Chapter 7 Biochemistry of Human Milk and Infant Formulas Chapter 8 Nutrition During Lactation Chapter 9 Nutrition for the Breastfeeding Child Section II Management Chapter 10 Breastfeeding and the Transition to Parenthood Chapter 11 Breastfeeding and Employment Chapter 12 Pregnancy, Labor and Birth Complications Chapter 13 Facilitating and Assessing Breastfeeding Chapter 14 Breastfeeding a Preterm Infant Chapter 15 Breastfeeding Multiple-Birth Infants/Toddlers Chapter 16 Infant Growth: Birth Through Weaning Chapter 17 Physical Health and Breastfeeding Chapter 18 Mental Health and Breastfeeding Chapter 19 Induced Lactation and Relactation Chapter 20 Breast Pathology Chapter 21 Newborn Challenges: Hyperbilirubinemia and Hypoglycemia Chapter 22 Low Milk Production and Infant Weight Chapter 23 Congenital Anomalies, Neurologic Involvement, and Birth Trauma Chapter 24 Breastfeeding Devices and Equipment Section III Professional Chapter 25 Professional Standards Chapter 26 Counselling and Education Chapter 27 Problem Solving and Documentation Chapter 28 Cultural Humility Chapter 29 Initiatives to Promote, Protect, and Support Breastfeeding Chapter 30 Lactation Education for Health Professionals Chapter 31 Milk Expression and Human Milk Feeding Chapter 32 Interdisciplinary Lactation Services

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