This course introduces the student to assessment and management of common breastfeeding concerns in the mother's initial learning process. Students will be encouraged to critically examine their breastfeeding knowledge base, attitudes, and biases. Discussions will be based on current research findings. Emphasis is placed on examining how to establish a baby-friendly environment in the hospital and community.
Dates: May 9 to Aug 18, 2017
Times: Online (final exam written in-person at Humber North Campus or via proctor)
PLEASE NOTE: Passing final grade for this course is 65%
Wambach, K., & Riordan, J. (2016). Breastfeeding and human lactation, Enhanced 5th edition. Boston, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Prerequisite: RN or RPN