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Keystone 10 Module 16: A supplement to the 15 Hour Interdisciplinary Breastfeeding Management Course for the hospitals of Pennsylvania





Credit Hours: CME 0.50

Target Audience:

Physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals who provide prenatal care, inpatient maternity care, and postpartum care.

Educational Objectives:

At the completion of this module participants will be able to:

  1. Identify institutional commitments required for participation in the Keystone 10 initiative.
  2. Discuss current policy, and evidence-based research as it relates to breastfeeding families and their communities.
  3. Discuss clinical updates related to care of breastfeeding families.

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

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and 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 Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This educational activity is approved for 0.5 contact hours.

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

  • Astley SJ, Little RE. Maternal marijuana use during lactation development at one year. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 1990 Mar-Apr;12(2):161-8
  • Bartick MC, Valdés V, Giusti A, et al (2021) Maternal and infant outcomes associated with maternity practices related to COVID-19: The COVID mothers study. Breastfeeding Medicine, 16(3)
  • CDC. Breastfeeding Report Card
  • Davanzo, R, Agosti, M, Cetin I, et al (2021). Breastfeeding and COVID-19 vaccination: position statement of the Italian scientific societies. It J Ped, 47(1) 45
  • Drouin KH, Riley JF, Benjamin C, et al (2019). Donor Milk Policies for Level 1 Newborn Care: A Descriptive Analysis. Breastfeeding Medicine, 14(8), 592–596
  • Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed). Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2006- Cannabis
  • Ferri RL, Rosen-Carole CB, Jackson J, et al (2020). ABM Clinical Protocol #33: Lactation Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Plus Patients. Breastfeeding Medicine (Vol. 15, Issue 5)
  • Kilic T, Kilic S, Berber NK, et al (2021). Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in milk produced by women with COVID-19 and follow-up of their infants: A preliminary study. Internat J Clin Practice, 75(7)
  • Perl SH, Uzan-Yulzari A, Klainer H, et al SARS-CoV-2-Specific Antibodies in Breast Milk After COVID-19 Vaccination of Breastfeeding Women. JAMA. 2021 May 18;325(19):2013-2014
  • Pace RM, Williams JE, Järvinen KM, et al. Characterization of SARS-CoV-2 RNA, antibodies, neutralizing capacity in milk produced by women with COVID-19. mBio. 2021;12(1):1-11
  • Tox & Hound Tox and Hound – Breastfeeding on Bup. EMCrit Blog
  • Wallman C, Baessler C, Hoffman JM (2021) Marijuana, Breastfeeding, and the Use of Human Milk: Position Statement #3071. Advances in neonatal care (Vol. 21, Issue 3, p. 176)
  • Yonke N, Maston R, Weitzen S, Leeman L. (2019) Breastfeeding Intention Compared With Breastfeeding Postpartum Among Women Receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment. J Human Lactation Vol. 35(1)

Beverly Ann Curtis, DNP, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner — Facilitator and Consultant for the Pennsylvania AAP and PA DOH Keystone 10 Initiative. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Keystone Pediatrics, Chambersburg Pennsylvania. Director, Outpatient Keystone Breastfeeding Center.
Ms Curtis has nothing to disclose. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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