Public Health Breastfeeding Webinar Series - Breastfeeding in the Community: Moving from National Programs to Local Initiatives - April 19, 2017 (Web on Demand)
Course Number: WD2777-041917
The fifth webinar in the NACCHO Public Health Breastfeeding Series, will explore how breastfeeding has been woven into the performance measures of national public health programs, such as Title V, Healthy Start, Early Head Start, and Maternal Infant and Early Childhood and Home Visiting (MIECHV). The webinar will address how frontline public health professionals can engage these programs to advance breastfeeding initiatives at the community level. Public health practitioners will provide insight from their organizational experience supporting the implementation of local breastfeeding initiatives through national public health programs.
Specific Learning Objectives for Breastfeeding in the Community: Moving from National Programs to Local Initiatives, 4/19/17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
1. List the breastfeeding performance measure(s) for at least one national public health program.
2. Identify potential role of frontline public health professionals (LHDs and CBOs) in supporting the local initiatives driven by national programs.
3. Discuss how one organization is leveraging their skills and expertise to influence national breastfeeding performance measures in their community.
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