Educational Opportunites

Survey for Breastfeeding Advocates Who are Not IBCLCs

We are researchers from the University of South Florida, College of Public Health and we are looking for participants to take part in a brief (5 minute) online survey. The purpose of this survey is to assess the need for a breastfeeding education and clinical training program that would train students and professionals to become …

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Substance Exposed Newborn – Call To Action Workshop

Regional workshop for Northwest Florida on the Substance Exposed Newborn to be held at Lakeview Center on April 26th – 8:30 am – 4 pm.  This meeting is an outgrowth of the wonderful dialogue started at the ECABS Methadone presentation last November. Mission: To reduce the Prevalence of Substance Exposed Newborns by promoting a collaborative …

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Developing a Successful Hospital Lactation Program

The International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) will host a free webinar, Developing a Successful Hospital Lactation Program, on January 10th at 6pm EST. Presented by Rebecca Mannel, BS, IBCLC, FILCA, the presentation will describe key elements in developing and maintaining a successful hospital lactation service. Following the session, participants will be able to identify key …

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Film event to raise funds for Mother’s Milk Bank of FLORIDA – Orlando, Tuesday, Nov 13th

FLCA members, family, friends, have a great opportunity to support Florida’s first HMBANA Mother’s Milk Bank and support fragile premature infants in the process! The Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida fundraiser will be November 13 from 7p-9p. Tickets may be purchased on line at wwwmilkbankofflorida.org. You may also go online to donate by pay pal. Remember this …

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Using Human Milk in NICU

Mothers’ Milk Bank of New England has created a booklet, “Use of Pasteurized Donor Human Milk as NICU Standard of Care.” It is a template and guide for hospitals wanting to establish use of donor milk as standard of care. It is now available to download from their website, free of charge. www.milkbankne.org, on the …

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GOLD Conference set to begin April 24th

We’re sending out this interim newsletter because we thought you’d want to know that we’ve just heard from the IBLCE who have approved GOLD 2012’s full conference content for 23 CERPs.  We’re so pleased to be able to offer our Delegates such great value for their educational dollar!  If you’re a nurse and need to …

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Alliance Quarterly Meeting July 29th: Success Stories

Our third quarterly meeting will be held July 29th, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Women & Children’s Hospital Classroom C&D. We will have a time of fellowship and discussion of some current projects of the alliance. This will be followed by a panel discussion about Success Stories in Breastfeeding. Panel Participants include: Elaine Condon, RN, IBCLC; …

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