The purpose of this course is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and problem solving skills in the sphere of breastfeeding and lactation. Students will be able to expand their scope of knowledge and practice by introducing a research evidence based approach to lactation and breastfeeding. The course is designed to increase awareness of the implications and advantages of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, analyse the biochemistry of breast milk and the inherent advantages to the infant, critically evaluate the literature surrounding lactation and examine common breastfeeding problems and their treatment.
Education and Nursing Courses will be charged at the Student Contribution band 1 rate. Transitional arrangements apply.
Online Trimester 1
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|Class (12653)||Open||Weeks 1 - 6, Mid-Trimester Break, 7 - Study week||This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.|