The Lactation Consultant In Private Practice: The Abcs Of Getting Started / Edition 1

The Lactation Consultant In Private Practice: The Abcs Of Getting Started / Edition 1

by Linda J. Smith
     
 

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binding type PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763710378
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/11/2002
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
361
Sales rank:
536,927
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Foreword
Preface
About the Authors
Pt. AAttitude and Acquiring the Lactation Consultant Role: Do You Have What It Takes?1
1Overview of Successful Attitudes and Abilities2
2Role Clarification10
3Becoming a Lactation Consultant20
4Pitfalls Related to Attitudes26
5Advocacy for Breastfeeding34
6Realities of Private Practice38
Pt. BBusiness Skills: Operating a PPLC Business53
7Overview of Business Skills54
8Creating a Business Plan56
9Legal Considerations67
10Financial Considerations89
11Hiring and Managing Staff107
12Information Resource Management, Computers and the PPLC133
13Promotion and Marketing157
14Pitfalls Related to Business165
15Realities of Private Practice173
Pt. CManaging the Clinical Aspects of Private Practice183
16Overview of Clinical Practice184
17A Clinical Framework: The ABC Protocol186
18The Lactation Consult195
19Breastfeeding Classes and Educational Services203
20Pitfalls Related to Clinical Issues207
21Professional Responsibilities Revisited214
22Other Aspects of PPLC Work227
23Realities of Private Practice232
App. A: Professional Documents259
App. B: Educational Resources283
App. C: Clinical Forms and Handouts315
App. D: Sample Reports to Physicians327
App. E: Sources for Supplies and Equipment339
App. F: Gift Pack Generic Letter341
App. G: Client Satisfaction Survey345
Index347

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