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Let's Talk Breastfeeding: Enhancing Health Equity in Breastfeeding: Exploring Cultural Influences and Opportunities to Increase Breastfeeding Support

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: Nursing 1.00

Target Audience:

This training is primarily directed to Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, office staff and hospital staff

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation you should be able to:

  • Identify cultural barriers that impact breastfeeding practice and rates.
  • Describe strategies for self-awareness regarding daily encounters with clients and breastfeeding individuals
  • Apply principles of cultural humility to lactation support practices.

Suggested Additional Reading & Joint Sponsor Statement - Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh 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.

Nursing Credits (CNE): The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Joy Degruy, Ph.D
  2. How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  3. The Big Letdown: How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding by Kimberly Seals Allers
  4. Medical Apartheid- The Dark History of Medical Experiementation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington

Authors:
Debra Bogen, MD — Director of the Allegheny County Health Department, Pittsburgh, PA
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Dottie Schell, BS, RN, CLC — Program Director, Breastfeeding Programs, Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Ngozi D. Tibbs, MPH, IBCLC, LCCE, CHC — Lactation Counselor at HEALTHY START based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Samantha Pierpoint, BS, CLC — Assistant Program Director, Breastfeeding Programs, PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program is awarded 1.0 contact hours.

Sponsored by:
UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Administrator for UPMC PA Nurses Provider Unit

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.