BF2147

Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care – pre-order (due April)

Marsha Walker Patricia J Martens Rebecca Mannel

$159.95

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. April 2018.

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

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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. April 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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