The Lactation Specialist Self Study Series is designed to assist the l earner in studying the field of lactation in a systematic fashion. Use d independently or as a set, these four modules provide a study tool f or the lactation consultant desiring to update practice or review for the certification exam. The series draws from current nursing, nutriti on, dental, medical, and psychological literature to provide a complet e approach. Each module features a synopsis of current practice, with cross-references to related topics among modules. Divided into two to three chapters containing several sections, each module is learner-fr iendly, with multiple-choice review questions at the beginning and end of each section, along with answer keys, illustrations, reference lis ts, and an index. Continuing education credits are available from cred entialing organizations in the lactation, nursing, and dietetic professions. The Management of Breastfeeding covers the developmental stages of infancy, including sensory capabilities and reflexes, nutritional needs of the mother-infant dyad, and the assessment and management of infant and mother health issues related to breastfeeding.
|Publisher:||Jones and Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||0.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.25(d)|