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Public Health Breastfeeding Webinar Series - Breastfeeding in the Community: Engaging the hard-to-reach - December 5, 2016 (Web on Demand)



Course Summary

Course: WD2777-120516
CE Expiration: 01/10/2019, 11:59 PM ( ET )
Available CE: CME, CNE, CEU, CPH, CHES

This interactive webinar, the third in the NACCHO Public Health Breastfeeding Series, will address how local health departments (LHDs), community based organizations (CBOs) and other public health professionals can better support communities with low breastfeeding rates by engaging and retaining women and families who are traditionally classified as hard-to-reach. Participants will hear from two former NACCHO Breastfeeding Project grantees who successfully engaged their communities and established or enhanced programs to serve teenage, African American or low income mothers who faced structural barriers to breastfeeding at optimal levels.

Learning Objectives:
1. List at least two barriers that cause certain groups of women to breastfeed at suboptimal rates and be classified as hard-to-reach.
2. Describe the role of community engagement in reaching mothers who are traditionally classified as hard-to-reach.
3. List at least two strategies public health professionals can use to retain breastfeeding support interaction with hard-to-reach mothers.






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Target Audience

Public Health professionals, Administrators, Nurse practitioners, CHES certified health educator, Nurse technicians , Physician assistants, Licensed practical/vocational nurses, Program managers, MDs, Registered nurses, Medical assistants, Medical students, Lactation Consultants, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Lactation counselors, Peer Counselors

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Prerequisites

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Continuing Education Accreditation Statements
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Web on Demand  activity for a maximum of 1.50  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 This activity provides 1.50  contact hours.

IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.20 CEU's for this program.

Certified Public Health (CPH):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2.00 CPH recertification credits for this program.

Continuing Education Contact Hours for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES):

Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.50  total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.