The Inspire Health eLearning IPE modules are now accessible exclusively through the Inspire Health Learning Management System. Please register/log in to the Inspire Health LMS to access this module.
Those seeking CE credit for this course will need to log in through the HighMarksCE platform.
Breastfeeding | Human Medicine. This online module includes 'real life' video scenarios with entertaining narratives, interactive Q&A, interviews with health care professionals, and short PowerPoints™ to provide four (4) hours of evidence-based IPE content for participants across all seven (7) UMMC schools. Students will learn why human milk is critical for infant, maternal, and public health, and how professionals can use a multi-disciplinary approach to support breastfeeding in clinical and community settings. Topics include the human milk microbiome, the impact of sociodemographic factors on breastfeeding rates, and the promotion of breastfeeding as best practice in the hospital and workplace. On completion of the course, the student will have improved knowledge of the bioscience of breastfeeding and a solid knowledge of how health-related professionals can work together to improve patient outcomes, protect breastfeeding, and ensure equitable access to this vital human medicine.
Describe national goals and recommendations for breastfeeding in the US
Describe the evidence base behind the benefits of breastfeeding
Recognize how a team-based approach impacts breastfeeding success
Identify best practice in promoting optimal maternal child health outcomes
Identify sociodemographic factors that underlie current breastfeeding trends
Describe the scope of different health care professionals as they relate to breastfeeding support, promotion, and success
Funding for this module was made possible by Inspire Health, Inc.