Wednesday, August 25, 2021 • 7:45 am – 4:00 pm • Via Zoom
The 14th Biennial Breastfeeding: Baby's Natural Choice Conference aims to enable the learner to provide competent and successful support for breastfeeding through essential topics on how to approach common lactation issues, cultural differences, and other challenges experienced amongst patients and the health care team. Strategies will be discussed including important resources and panel discussions to help overcome any potential barriers to breastfeeding.
This virtual conference is intended for physicians (OB/GYN, pediatric, and family medicine), nurses, lactation consultants, registered dietitians, medical nutrition therapists, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, breastfeeding advocates, social workers, and students.
At the conclusion of this conference, the participant should be better able to:
- Identify strategies to address common issues with breastfeeding including the challenges related to medication, cannabis, and alcohol intake
- Discuss individual differences related to breastfeeding amongst the LGBTQ, transgender, and other diverse backgrounds in the community and how to communicate based on these cultural differences
- Describe best practices for educating patients about lactation using telehealth and available resources
This virtual conference will be delivered via the Zoom Video Conferencing software which you will need to install on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone. In order to experience all of the Zoom features, please make sure that you have the latest version installed on your device.
Continuing Education Credits
In support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 6.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Nebraska Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Nebraska Medical Center maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 4.5 interactive continuing education credits.
The American Midwifery Certification Board accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
CERPS will be applied for through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).
Medical Nutrition Therapists
Continuing education hours for Nebraska Medical Nutrition Therapy will be applied for through the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services.
CEUs for continuing education credit will be applied for through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The registration fee to attend this virtual conference is $100. Students may join the conference for free.
Registration Deadline: August 21, 2021
IMPORTANT: Upon registration, you will receive confirmation via email with instructions on how to register to Zoom for your unique access link to the virtual conference. If the confirmation email does not appear in your Inbox, please check your spam or junk mail.
Cancellations must be made in writing and sent by mail, fax, or email to the UNMC Center for Continuing Education. A refund of your registration fee, less $25 for processing, will be issued if request is received by August 21, 2021. No refund will be given after this date.
Please contact Jackie Farley via email.
If you need assistance with online registration, please call our Registration Office at 402-559-5929.